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Monthly Archives: November 2013

The EEOC’s Public Meeting On National Origin Discrimination – Is Additional Guidance In The Works?

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Paul Kehoe          

Amidst a nation characterized by rapidly changing demographics, the EEOC today held a public meeting to discuss national origin discrimination. We attended to get a front row seat for our loyal blog readers. The bottom line – employers should pay attention to this.

Commissioner Yang, in conjunction with Chair Berrien, led the effort to organize the meeting. … Continue Reading

The Background Backlash Continues – Texas Sues The EEOC Over Its Criminal Background Guidance

Posted in EEOC Litigation

By Christopher DeGroff and Paul Kehoe

For the second time in less than six months, the EEOC finds itself on the wrong side of a lawsuit.  On November 4, 2013, the State of Texas sued the EEOC in the Northern District of Texas seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the EEOC for issuing its 2012 arrest and conviction guidance (the … Continue Reading