EEOC Attorneys Share Seven Ways That Employers May Improve EEO Practices and Reduce Liability Exposure

July 2008
Employment Law Notes
Navigating the complexities and intricacies of the many existing federal, state and local employment laws and regulations is not easy. For this reason, despite an employer’s best efforts to act within the boundaries of the law, it may find itself embroiled in litigation with an employee or former employee. During a June 11, 2008 American Law Institute-American Bar Association teleconference, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) regional attorneys shared seven common errors employers consistently make in their equal employment opportunity (“EEO”) practices. Employers may avoid or lessen liability down the road by considering and revising their existing practices and procedures to ensure that they do not make these costly errors.