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22. Working Disabled

My work record is very spotty. As a man with physical challenges, I guess I’m lucky to have any work record at all. These days, I’m even luckier not to need a job anymore. 838 more words


SCOTUS Rules on Title VII's Protections for LGBTQ+ Employees

By: Amanda E. Thibodeau

The U.S. Supreme Court released its highly anticipated landmark decision on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) includes sexual orientation and gender identity as protected from employment discrimination. 662 more words

Federal Employment Law - USDOL

EEOC Updates COVID-19-Related Employer Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) again updated its employer guidance related to COVID-19 late last week, this time with guidance related towards warning employers against falling into traps related to age discrimination or age bias when bringing employees back to work facilities, as well as discrimination based on other factors such as race or national origin, and pregnancy and sex. 29 more words



In determining whether an employee can bring an employment discrimination claim against a parachurch organization like a religious fine arts college, the fundamental question before a court is whether the employee is barred from such a claim by the Ministerial Exception doctrine. 452 more words

Church Employment

Update: Families First Coronavirus Act

The Department of Labor issued new guidance over the weekend regarding the Families First Act, including important definitions and clarifications.  I broke down the new guidance into the overall framework of the new EFMLA and EPSLA in this… 22 more words


The Coronavirus and Its Impact on the Workplace

With cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) significantly on the rise, the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, and Governor Baker recently declaring a state of emergency in the Commonwealth, employers should be prepared to address a number of potentially complicated employment-related issues that may result.  1,923 more words