ERS Group Insights

Each day ERS Group’s experts interact with clients engaged in complex legal, regulatory, and business matters. Our work requires us to remain up to date with these issues, and we share our insights through our blog.

The 2015 EEO-1 Portal is Open - Are you ready to file?

- Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Whether you have filed a report in the past, or are new to the EEO-1 Report, you may wish to review the guidelines this year. As of August 21, 2015, the EEOC has revised some of its requirements, and the new 2015 EEO-1 Portal is now open.  ...read more >

EEOC Enforcement and Litigation 2014-2015

- Wednesday, April 15, 2015

What can employers expect from the EEOC in 2015?  A look back at 2014 may give some indication of the direction the agency will take.  ...read more >

OFCCP Adds LGBT as Protected Groups

- Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Federal contractors take note.  This April, sexual orientation and gender identity will be added to the groups that are protected from discrimination.  Read on for information on immediate changes and possible impact on your current AAP requirements and metrics.  ...read more >

EEOC Files First Ever Transgender Lawsuits

- Monday, November 10, 2014

A 2011 UCLA report issued in 2011 estimates the number of individuals who identify themselves as transgender in the United States at 0.3% of the US population, or a very small percentage of the 3.5% of the population who identify themselves as either lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). See the full UCLA report here.  ...read more >

EEOC v. Bass Pro - Statistical Impasse

- Friday, March 14, 2014

What is the EEOC’s obligation to conciliate and disclose the data, methodology, comparators, and damage calculations used in its claim against Bass Pro?  ...read more >

EEOC & FTC on Background Checks

- Monday, March 10, 2014

The use of criminal and credit background checks in employment decisions continues to come under governmental scrutiny as the EEOC and FTC join forces to clarify standards.  ...read more >


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