Tag: EEO

Diversity and inclusion: America’s CEOs are showing the path forward

by David S. Fortney and H. Juanita M. Beecher We should honor—not attack—those who have stood up for equality and other cherished American values. —Intel CEO Brian Krzanich upon his resignation from the American Manufacturing Council The summer of 2017 has shown that American business is committed to, and prepared to defend, broad-based EEO and […]

Retaining Military Veterans: The Next Battle for Employers

The unemployment rate for military veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time since September 2001 has been trending downward in recent years. As of April 2017, it stands at 3.9 percent—the lowest rate since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began keeping statistics on the population as a […]

Guns in the Workplace Policies

Yesterday’s Advisor offered tips from attorney Allan H. Weitzman on cutting-edge policies candidates may inquire about—policies like tech, cell phones, and drugs. Today, Weitzman’s guidelines for gun policies and equal employment opportunity (EEO). Weitzman, a partner with Proskauer Rose LLP, offered his tips at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exposition […]

Train Leaders to Practice ‘Defensive Management’ Best Practices

  To recap, attorneys representing aggrieved employees in discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour, and other types of employment claims love allegations of supervisor wrongdoing because that’s the “smoking gun” they need to paint that supervisor as a villain—whose statements, acts, decisions, and omissions should result in liability for the employer. Also, such acts may […]