EEOC Respondent Portal Reopened

Employers with deadlines to respond to Charges of Discrimination filed with the EEOC received a de facto extension of time when the federal government partially...

No EEOC Quorum to Start Year

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has started 2019 with only two members, leaving it without a quorum. Daniel Gade, White House nominee, withdrew his...

Big Data Comes to the EEOC

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has a new high-tech division: the Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA). The result of an October 2016...

When the Customer is Wrong

In the wake of social movements addressing sexual harassment, more than one employer has questioned to what extent it must address sexual harassment by non-employees,...

Retaliation Claims on the Rise

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) statistics for 2018 showed a sharp increase in litigation related to sexual harassment, as we reported early this year....

Retrospective: The “Post-Harvey” Year

In the realm of human resources and employment law, the term "Post-Harvey" does not refer to Hurricane Harvey, the devastating cyclone that wreaked over $125...

EEOC Report: Litigation Efforts Increase

October 1 marked the beginning of a new federal fiscal year and an opportunity for observers to assess the activity of federal agencies, such as...