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Key to Light Duty Accommodation Policies Is to Not Make Exceptions

Sherman & Howard labor and employment attorney Brooke Colaizzi explains the implications a recent Seventh Circuit opinion has for employers.

Court Blocks EEOC Guidance on Transgender Bathroom and Pronoun Policies

John Melcon, an employment attorney at Sherman & Howard, discusses a recent federal court ruling blocking the EEOC from enforcing guidance addressing bathroom use and pronouns for transgender workers.

EEOC Updates Guidance on Pandemic-Related Discrimination Against Caregivers

The EEOC released guidance on caregiver discrimination with pandemic-related examples of stereotypes and scenarios employers should avoid.

Older, Diverse Workers Better Represented in Federal Sector, but Pay Gaps Persist

A report from the EEOC shows older workers are better represented in the federal government than the private sector, but pay gaps persist.

EEOC Hosts Roundtable on Racial Equity in Hiring

The EEOC and OFCCP kicked off a diversity in hiring initiative on Wednesday with a roundtable on racial equity and the workplace.

Employers Increasingly Open to Vaccine Mandates, Survey Says

According to a new survey by employment law firm Littler Mendelson, the percentage of employers that require or plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for workers has more than doubled since January.

Flexibility and Fairness Key to Employer Vaccination Policies, Attorneys Say

More than 1 million Coloradans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and the state extended vaccine eligibility to the general public on Friday. As...

EEOC Reports More Money, Fewer Lawsuits for FY 2020

In fiscal year 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed fewer lawsuits while recovering more money for victims of discrimination, according to the...