According to the EEOC, Pregnancy discrimination complaints are on the rise. Between 1992 and this year, complaints increased by 65%. Part of that increase is due to the increase in the number of women with infants who work…but not all of it.
Many issues regarding pregnancy discrimination can be addressed by properly administering FMLA. Under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act or FMLA, employees are entitled to up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for a variety of serious health conditions, including pregnancy.
The 2009 labor law posters involve a number of changes that affect virtually every employer. The EEOC or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued a new 2009 labor law poster that updates laws on what is considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA.
A number of states will increase the minimum wage (more…)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC recently issued a comprehensive question-and-answer guide that clarifies performance and conduct issues under ADA, the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The document addressing a wide variety of problems, is available in its entirety at www.eeoc.gov/facts/performance-conduct.html.
However, the ADA and Rehabilitation Act generally do not impinge (more…)