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OLDER FOLKS ARE PEOPLE TOO

Expanded Federal Pandemic Guidelines Allow Favorable Treatment for Aged 65-Plus Personnel The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) June 17 update of COVID-related guidelines (June 17 Update) offers first-time protocols for the management of aged 65-plus workers in pandemic times under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). COVID-19’s unprecedented circumstances have led the EEOC […]

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MINISTERS AND MESSENGERS

Supreme Court Removes Discrimination Protections for a Wide Range of Church-Affiliated Employees To a degree, the First Amendment shields religious institutions from government involvement in employment disputes. The U.S. Supreme has recently broadened that protection to potentially place hundreds of thousands of parochial school teachers and other church-affiliated workers outside the reach of workplace discrimination laws. Our […]

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Say “ADAAAAHHH” – More People to be Protected Under Federal Workplace Disability Law

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued its final rule, effective May 24, 2011, implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA).  The agency’s directive seeks to cement the ADAAA’s expanded scope of workers protected against disability discrimination. The original ADA (1990) defines “disability” as: a) a physical or mental impairment […]

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