Labor & Employment

New Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law Issued by EEOC

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published online the newest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is now available on the EEOC’s website at https://www.eeoc.gov/federal/digest/vol_2fy19.cfm. The issue is dated Fiscal Year 2019, Volume 2, April 2019. “It is important for our stakeholders to know what…

Pay Disclosure Data Must be Filed with EEOC in September

Florida employers with more than 100 employees are required to file pay data for 2017 and 2018 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019. Technically known as “EEO-1 Component 2” data, it is now required nationally for qualifying EEO-1 filers. The EEO-1 report is a compliance survey mandated by federal statute…

Active Shooter Training for Employers

The tragic events at the Walmart in El Paso, Texas and the nightlife district in downtown Dayton, Ohio in early August are causing many employers to review their plans for active shooter training. Walmart maintains a mandatory active shooter training program, according to insurance industry reports. Safety training at the giant retailer has evolved from…

Janet L. Dhillon, Corporate Lawyer, New Chair of the EEOC

After a two-year delay, President Trump’s nominee, Janet L. Dhillon, has finally been sworn in as Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Washington, D.C. Dhillon, 57, was first nominated by President Trump on June 29, 2017, to one of the Republican seats on the Commission. She finally was confirmed by the…

Employers Required to Report Additional Pay Data by September 30, 2019

A federal judge has ordered private employers with one hundred or more employees to start reporting for the first time their employees’ W-2 annual earnings and hours worked. The new requirement is part of a government campaign to improve the enforcement of federal laws prohibiting pay discrimination. The employers’ reports for 2018, reporting the pay…