Tag: EEO


New EEOC Guidance Focuses on Curbing COVID-19-Related Retaliation

November 18, 2021


The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released more information for employers about preventing COVID-19-related workplace retaliation while also providing a healthy and safe work environment. The updated guidelines clarify the rights of employees and job applicants who believe […]


4th Circuit: Failure to Cooperate in Investigation Isn’t Protected Activity

July 19, 2021

Via: HR Hero

After two former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) employees filed wrongful termination claims, the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (which covers North Carolina, South Carolina, and West Virginia employers) recently found their failure to cooperate with the investigation initiated at […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Creating Effective (and Legally Defensible) Metrics-Driven Workplace DEI Programs

May 19, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Given the renewed national focus on social justice issues and a growing expectation that organizations will work harder to prevent discrimination and remove artificial barriers to opportunities for all, now is an especially good time for you to build greater […]