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EEOC’s New Program to Disclose Employer Position Statements and Supporting Documents

Our colleague Laura A. Stutz has a Retail Employment Law Blog post that will be of interest to many of our health industry readers: “EEOC Implements Nationwide Program to Disclose Employer Position Statements and Supporting Documents.”

Following is an excerpt:

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently implemented nationwide procedures for the release of employer position statements to Charging Parties upon request. The new procedures raise concerns about disclosure by the EEOC of non-public personnel and commercial or financial information the employer may disclose to support its position with regard to the Charge.

Before releasing the supporting documents … Continue Reading

District Court Decision Upholds OFCCP Authority Over Health Care Providers

by: Kathleen M. Williams

A long-awaited decision on the jurisdiction of Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) over health care providers was released this week.  The decision, UPMC Braddock v. Seth Harris(Acting Secretary of Labor), by Judge Paul Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, upholds broad and deep OFCCP jurisdiction – meaning that hospitals and other health care providers will be required to write affirmative action plans, track and report the race and sex of applicants, and be subjected to OFCCP compliance reviews with regard to the three affirmative … Continue Reading

2012 HEAL Briefings for Healthcare and Wellness Executive and HR Professionals – EBG Atlanta Office

A monthly breakfast law briefing and networking series specifically  designed for health care and wellness company executives and human resources professionals.  This informative series will address labor and employment issues during these challenging times and offer solutions.

For additional information and to register,  contact Carla Llarena or by tel: (404) 869-5363.

February 8, 2012 
Today’s OSHA: What Healthcare Companies and Practices Need to Know

March 14, 2012
It Can Hurt to Ask: TMI in the Digital Age
(Focusing on Social Media & Background Checks)

April 11, 2012
Best Practices to Avoid Wage and Hour Liability

May 9, 2012
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