ComplianceMnthlyRecap MH 5.16.22

EEOC Guidance on National Origin Discrimination

Posted by: Nancy Bourque    Jan 31, 2017 8:30:00 AM

globe Earth puzzleRecently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance on national origin discrimination. National origin discrimination is discrimination because an individual is, or the individual's ancestors are, from a certain place or has the physical, cultural, or linguistic characteristics of a particular national origin group, including Native American tribes. A member of one national origin group can discriminate against a member of the same group. While many of the previous rules and regulations remain intact, new protections have been added.

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Topics: discrimination, HR compliance, human resources, Title VII, workplace discrimination, national origin

Proposed Rule on Wellness Programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act

Posted by: Danielle Capilla    May 5, 2015 11:00:00 AM

WellnessFederal agencies recently released a Proposed Rule to amend regulations and provide guidance on implementing Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as it relates to employer wellness programs.

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Topics: discrimination, wellness incentives, wellness programs, PPACA Affordable Care Act, Group health plans, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA

“Hey! You can’t ask me that!”

Posted by: Colleen Sweeny    Jun 28, 2013 12:35:00 PM

100595825Colleen Sweeney
Compliance Coordinator 
JRW Associates, Inc., a UBA Partner Firm

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Topics: employment law, discrimination, UBA, hr consulting, HR compliance