EEOC Report Analyzes Situation of Workers with Disabilities in the Federal Workforce

EEOC Press Release – May 19, 2022 WASHINGTON – In a newly issued report, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) shows that opportunities for persons with disabilities in the federal workforce are improving, but that further progress is needed on retention and representation in leadership positions. The study examined federal workers with disabilities’ demographics,…

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EEOC Releases New Guide for Federal Employees Filing Employment Discrimination Appeals

EEOC Press Release – January 24, 2022 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released today a “Guide to Writing Appeal Briefs for Unrepresented Complainants”, intended to assist federal employees and applicants with their employment discrimination complaint appeals to the EEOC. As a resource for federal employees or applicants without legal representation, the…

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New ‘Digest of EEOC Law’ Issued By EEOC

Press Release – January 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website. “This annual compilation edition of noteworthy decisions provides a convenient reference for federal sector stakeholders,” said…

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EEOC Launches New Training Program On Respectful Workplaces

PRESS RELEASE – 10-4-17 Trainings Focus on Harassment Prevention and Creating Respectful Workplaces for All WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it will launch two new trainings for employers: Leading for Respect (for supervisors) and Respect in the Workplace (for all employees). Instead of traditional compliance training that solely…

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New ‘Digest of EEO Law’ Issued by EEOC

PRESS RELEASE – 9-29-17 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website. This edition (Fiscal Year 2017, Volume 4) features a special article entitled, “Race Discrimination in the 21st Century…

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New Digest of EEO Law Issued by EEOC

Includes Key Federal Sector Decisions, Special Article on Age Discrimination Press Release – May 3, 2017 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website. This edition (Fiscal Year 2017, Volume…

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President Trump Appoints Lipnic EEOC Acting Chair

Press Release – January 25, 2017 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced that President Trump has named Commissioner Victoria A. Lipnic Acting Chair of EEOC. Lipnic has served as an EEOC Commissioner since 2010, having been nominated to serve by President Barack Obama, and confirmed by the Senate, initially for…

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EEOC Seeks Public Input on Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment

PRESS RELEASE  1-10-17 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has voted to release for public input a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under the federal employment discrimination laws. The proposed Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment is available for input until Feb. 9, 2017 at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EEOC-2016-0009. This proposed…

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