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Why You Should Make Your Website ADA Accessible Now
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

Even though the deadline for creating accessibility standards has been pushed back to 2018, private businesses are at risk now if they have not yet


EEOC Announces Launch of Online Charge Status System
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2016

Employers can now electronically monitor and respond to EEOC charges of discrimination via a secure online portal. This means employers can receive


EEOC Tells Employers To Reconsider Their Position On Position Statements
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2016

Employers should be specific in position statements they submit to the EEOC, and must recognize that those position statements and supporting


Illinois Restrictive Covenants: Special Rules Apply To Non-Compete and Non-Solicit Agreements
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2016

All employers doing business in Illinois must be aware of a special rule regarding the enforceability of covenants not to compete, which may apply


EEOC Files First Sex Orientation Discrimination Lawsuits
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2016

For the first time since announcing last year that workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, and bisexual workers violates Title VII of the


Eleventh Circuit Announces New Standard for Employers to Win Cases on Summary Judgment
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

Employers in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama should adjust their analysis of discrimination claims in light of a recent court decision that changes the


Calling all Employers with Remote Employees: Is Your Company Counting Them In Accordance With the FMLA?
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2016

Does your company have employees who work remotely in a city, or a state, where your company does not maintain a physical location? Do you count


Sleeping on the Job Not Enough to Bar Transgender Bias Suit
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2016

A jury should decide whether a transgender employee caught sleeping on the job in a customer's car was unlawfully terminated because of her


Employers Are Put On Notice: EEOC Issues Proposed Retaliation Guidance
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2016

On January 21, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("Commission" or "EEOC") released proposed guidance to update and clarify its


Pay Data Required in Proposed New EEO-1 Reporting Form
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2016

Employers with 100 or more employees will be required to submit pay data by race, sex, ethnicity and job category under proposed new revisions to the