Expanding on our December 21 post, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on January 11, 2011, announced that private sector workplace discrimination charge filings reached the “unprecedented level” of 99,922 during fiscal year 2010, which ended on September 30, 2010.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") recently announced its approval of long-awaited final regulations under the ADA Amendments Act ("ADAAA").
An Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Informal Discussion Letter reveals the EEOC's opinion that health risk assessments (HRA) are invalid as long as they are mandatory.
The legislative proposal for the transposition of the new EU telecoms directives 2009136EC and 2009140EC and the BEREC Regulation 12112009 was submitted to the Dutch Parliament on 3 November 2010.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a consultation on its proposed implementation in the UK of the revised EU electronic communications framework.
Generally, employees have not been successful in trying to bring class actions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Employers should be aware that new regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act contain several substantive requirements for work areas.
The first and biggest stage in the implementation of the Equality Act 2010 took place on 1 October.
The petitioner, Chris Hughes, alleges that the respondent Human Resources and Skills Development Canada ("HRSDC") refused to hire him from a pool of candidates or keep him employed in a short term position because of his disability.
The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's ("OCRC") long-held position that an employer's failure to provide maternity leave for pregnant employeesregardless of the employee's length of serviceconstitutes sex discrimination under Ohio law.