Wait & See on EEOC Wellness Regulations

They weren’t completely struck down by the court – but in some ways they might as well have been. In a decision this week by the District Court for the District of Columbia, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was ordered to reconsider its current voluntary wellness program regulations which allow employers to offer incentive of…

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EEOC Clarifies Wellness Programs

There has long been a conflict on wellness programs between the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the provisions of the Affordable Care Act – with employers caught in the crossfire. It would appear that at long last, EEOC has clarified the provisions as relates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination…

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EEOC Changes Rules

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission must like being in the headlines because the agency is issuing new rules and regulations left and right over the past few weeks.  In short order recently, EEOC issued three new fact sheets addressing equal pay issues and pregnancy discrimination.  The documents, released for the White House State of Women…

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