Discrimination in Employment

Compliance Poster Company’s New Jersey All-On-One labor law posters have been updated with a new office location for the Division on Civil Rights in Atlantic City. This change is reflected on both the Discrimination in Employment and Family Leave Act postings. In addition, three separate state-specialty anti-discrimination posters have been updated with the change: Public Read more

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s latest 4-year Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP) continues to make agency-initiated investigation and litigation of employment policies and practices an enforcement priority. The EEOC’s priorities include: Preventing exclusionary practices in recruiting and hiring, such as discriminatory screening tools, background checks and date-of-birth inquiries, Protecting immigrant, migrant and other vulnerable workers, focusing Read more

The Oklahoma Office of Civil Rights Enforcement has updated the state’s Discrimination Law posting.  “Genetic information” has been added as a class protected from employment discrimination. This change comes from Oklahoma Senate Bill 837, passed in 2011. The law applies to public and private employers, labor organizations and employment agencies. The law protects employees and Read more

California’s 2012 legislative session has come to an end.  Want to know how passed bills affect you as an employer? Compliance Poster Company’s Legal Research Team has the answers.  All bills are effective January 1, 2013, unless otherwise specified. Religion and Reasonable Accommodation – (CA AB 1964). This landmark bill clarifies and strengthens existing law Read more

Did you know that 22 years ago the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law? Compliance Poster Company can’t wait to tell you about some of the progress we’ve made since then. The landmark civil rights legislation has created a more inclusive America aimed at providing equal opportunity for people with disabilities. The Read more

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has made a major decision, and as a result, millions of transgender employees are breathing a sigh of relief. Thanks to a recent EEOC ruling, transgender employees are now officially protected from employment discrimination. Specifically, they are protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Read more

Employers often have reason to be interested in an applicant’s or employee’s arrest and conviction records, but are understandably concerned about violating state and federal anti-discrimination laws. To assist employers in complying with federal law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced the release of an updated “Enforcement Guidance” on an employer’s use of Read more

Compliance Poster Company is closely watching as California Assembly Labor and Employment Committee furthers two important legislative bills for consideration, Minimum Wage (Annual Adjustments) and Discrimination in Employment (Reasonable Accommodations).  These bills advanced further through the legislative process on Wednesday, with “Do Pass” approvals. Annual adjustments in the hourly minimum wage are provided for on Read more