sex discrimination rules

Responding to the recent United States Supreme Court decision in Young v. UPS, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has issued revised Enforcement Guidance on Pregnancy Discrimination and Related Issues. In its press release announcing the updated guidance, the Agency explained the update to its previously released guidance were limited in scope and

In light of this week’s Supreme Court decision in Young v. United Parcel Service addressing the issue of accommodations and pregnancy discrimination, OFCCP has extended the public comment period for the Agency’s Sex Discrimination Regulation Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.  The public comment period now closes April 14, 2015.

By extending the comment period by

OFCCP announced today proposed regulations which would replace its Sex Discrimination Guidelines.  What’s new?  First, the rules would create new obligations whereas the Guidelines were “interpretations and guidelines” regarding Executive Order 11246’s prohibition of sex discrimination.  Second, given the Guidelines were issued 40 years ago, a lot has changed.  Among other topics, OFCCP says the