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EEOC eyes diversity in workforce

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s recent focus on compliance and enforcement issues surrounding laws barring national origin-based job bias has some attorneys wondering if new guidance may be forthcoming.

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EEOC background check suits wake-up call for employers

Employment attorney and their clients are closely watching the issue, particularly given the fact that many employers — such as certain government contractors, vendors and employers in certain fields, including child care — are required by law to conduct criminal background checks of current and potential employees.

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GINA Title II: Scope and impact on employers

As genetic research, technology and testing continues to advance, Congress enacted the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act to regulate health plans and protect applicants, employees and union members from the discriminatory misuse of genetic information.

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New ADA regs shake up employment practice

New disability rules issued by the EEOC make one thing clear: the practice of disability law has changed dramatically. On Jan. 1, the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act went into effect, broadening the interpretation of “disability” and overturning U.S. Supreme ...

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EEOC considers new regulations after age-bias rulings

In the wake of two U.S. Supreme Court rulings limiting the ability to bring successful discrimination claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is considering a number of actions, including issuing new regulations aimed ...

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Legal Roundup

Two win Greene County judicial commission seats SPRINGFIELD (MOLW) Attorneys Brent Green and Clif Smart won a run-off election Feb. 25 to fill out the seats on the commission that will nominate judges for Greene County Circuit Court. Green, an ...

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