As featured in #WorkforceWednesday:  This week, we deal with what will be discovered from the Equal Alternative Employment Fee’s (EEOC’s) fiscal yr (FY) 2021 filings as employers proceed to navigate COVID-19 within the months forward.

EEOC: Again in Enforcement Motion

The EEOC elevated its FY 2021 filings by 12 %, signaling to employers that the company is returning to a extra sturdy enforcement stage after a downturn in exercise final yr amid COVID-19. Attorneys Jim Petrie and Amy Bharj inform us extra about what we are able to study from the previous yr’s instances.

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New York Limits Non-public Confidential Settlements of Human Rights Complaints

The New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR) has issued a discover asserting a big change in coverage relating to the NYSDHR’s processes for criticism decision. After October 12, 2021, the NYSDHR will not grant requests for discontinuance of complaints resulting from confidential personal settlements. Non-public confidential settlements will not be an possibility for complaints filed after October 12. Read more.

Anti-Harassment Coaching for the Digital and Hybrid Office

Because the previous yr’s EEOC filings point out, it has turn into important that your anti-harassment coaching addresses inappropriate behaviors that may happen in digital areas, similar to texting, chats, and social media. Be taught extra about how our e-learning course, Halting Harassment, has been up to date to incorporate eventualities workers might encounter within the digital and hybrid work surroundings. Read more.

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