EEOC Updates Technical Assistance for COVID-19 Guidance…Can’t make this stuff up

The pandemic is still with us, so the EEOC has updated their technical assistance to COVID-19…again. The EEOC has actually provided two updates since our October blog, “Here We Go Again…Again! EEOC Updates”, which was the riveting sequel to our June blog “EEOC Updates Technical Assistance for COVID-19 Guidance.” Since it is the most wonderful … Continued

Here We Go Again….Again! – EEOC Updates Technical Assistance for COVID-19 Guidance

You may be asking “Wait, did ReedGroup accidentally re-print an old blog?” Nope, but you are welcome to re-read our “EEOC Updates Technical Assistance for COVID-19 Guidance” from June. Our friendly neighborhood compliance pals at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continue to provide solid reading materials when navigating COVID-19 in the workplace. The … Continued

What We Heard at the EEOC Hearing on COVID-19 Workplace Discrimination Impacts, And What Employers Can Do About Disability

On April 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) conducted a hearing to discuss what it referred to as the “civil rights crisis” impacting the workplace as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ReedGroup tuned in to listen to several experts’ testimony covering a range of employment discrimination issues related to the pandemics. … Continued

EEOC Updates Guidance for Veterans with Disabilities and Their Current and Prospective Employers

The EEOC recently issued three revised guidance documents addressing the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) to the employment of veterans with disabilities: (1) EEOC Efforts for Veterans with Disabilities, (2) Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Guide … Continued

Return To the Office…? Part 1: The EEOC Issues Additional Guidance for High Risk Employees 

Return To the Office…? Part 1: The EEOC Issues Additional Guidance for High Risk Employees  As some employers begin plans for reopening their workplaces, many have concerns on how to manage employees with preexisting conditions that may make them more susceptible to COVID-19.  A poll taken after one of Reed Group’s recent absence management webinars showed that the top priority for employers was implementing safety measures for employees.  Some of those … Continued

Podcast Transcript: EEOC’s COVID-19 Guidance

How the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)’s guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can help you keep your employees safe, explained by James Venable, Esq., SPHR and Sue Woods, Esq. Transcript: Welcome to our weekly podcast. I’m your host, James Venable. I’m the Vice President of Compliance and Employment Law for ReedGroup, … Continued