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EEOC Increases Penalty for Failure to Post “EEO Is the Law” Poster

September 15, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces several civil rights statutes that require an employer to post a notice describing the federal laws prohibiting discrimination such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act (GINA). Recently,…

Employers: Have you Submitted Your EEO-1 Reports for 2019 and 2020?

July 7, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

The EEOC has announced that it once again pushed back the deadline for covered employers to submit and certify their 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection. The new deadline is August 23, 2021.

The EEO-1 Component 1 report is a mandatory annual data collection that focuses on demographic workforce data, including data by race/ethnicity, sex, and job categories.

Hurricane Season Is Here: Understanding Employee Pay During and After a Hurricane

June 2, 2021 Labor & Employment Blog

With the onset of the 2021 hurricane season, employers should soon have their hurricane preparedness plans finalized. A well-done hurricane preparedness plan will address a host of issues, including but not limited to: preparing facilities for severe weather, ensuring the business is properly insured, determining whether a business will stay…