Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

According to the Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”), the United States experiences a flu season each year. With this year’s flu season considered one of the worst since the 2009-2010 pandemic, many employers wish to implement policies to protect the workplace and wonder whether they can implement policies mandating vaccination for their employees. This desire is particularly present in healthcare because those employees are charged with protecting patient safety and more often exposed to patients with compromised immunity.
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The ruling in the AARP v. EEOC case may be detrimental to employers and their healthcare plans because the EEOC may either reduce the percentage of its allowable inducement (or penalty) below 30% of the employee cost for participation in
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The EEOC recently issued Proposed Enforcement Guidance to address national origin discrimination, which noted that 11% of the charges of discrimination received from the private sector allege national origin discrimination. The guidance is meant to assist EEOC’s staff investigating national
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