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EEOC Giving More Thought to Mental Health Conditions

Home heathcare nurse helps a young Caucasian pregnant woman with her medication. The woman is holding the medicine bottle and reading about possible side effects. The young Asian nurse talks with her. The nurse is wearing blue scrubs with stethoscope around her neck.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) this week issued a publication addressing the rights of employees and applicants with mental health conditions under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The publication, entitled “Depression, PTSD, & Other Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Your Legal Rights,” can be found here.… Continue Reading

EEOC Issues Sweeping Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination

On July 14, 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a detailed Enforcement Guidance on pregnancy discrimination and related issues (the Guidance). The Guidance addresses an employer’s obligations relating to pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which amended Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws. The … Continue Reading