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The rules for sexual harassment, as established by the Supreme Court in Burlington v. Ellerth (1998) [544 U.S. 72] and Faragher v. Boca Raton [544 U.S. 775], make it clear that an employer is strictly liable for quid pro quo harassment, but has an

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The filing period for the 2016 EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports is quickly approaching, and the 2016 Survey for EEO-1 reports is expected to open at some point next week. Companies will then have until September 30th to complete these annual filing

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Today, July 14, the EEOC published an update of the EEO-1 pay data reporting proposal in the Federal Register, announcing a second public comment period.  The second round of public comments are due on August 15, 2016.

Unfortunately, many of the

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Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, owned by Valeant, will pay $7.2 million to settle a gender discrimination class action claim.  The allegations include disparate compensation and bonuses on the basis of sex, and also include a sexually hostile

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OFCCP announced on July 1, 2016 that the Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing has received OMB approval, and has been renewed through June 30, 2019 with a few minor changes. The new scheduling letter takes effect immediately, and will be used to

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On June 15, 2016, OFCCP published its final rule updating the sex discrimination guidelines (41 C.F.R. part 60-20) from their period of dormancy since the 1970s. The long-awaited revisions, while reinforcing already-established sex discrimination

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