Employment Law Report

EEOC Webinar to Address COVID-19’s Impact on the Agency’s Enforcement of Federal Anti-Discrimination Laws

By R. Joseph Stennis, Jr.

The EEOC recently announced that on the afternoon of March 27, 2020, it will be posting on its website a prerecorded webinar regarding the impact of COVID-19 on various federal non-discrimination laws.  Specifically, the webinar will address questions submitted in advance to the EEOC on how employers should respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in light of the ADA, ADEA, Title VII, and GINA.  Employers have up and until 9:00 p.m. eastern time TODAY to submit questions for consideration to be addressed during the webinar.  Questions can be submitted by email to COVID19.Questions@eeoc.gov.

For additional information, please click on the following link: https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/3-23-20.cfm

R. Joseph Stennis, Jr.
R. Joseph (“Joe”) Stennis, Jr. is a member of Wyatt’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Service Team. Joe’s primary practice area is employment law, where he defends employers against discrimination claims filed by current or former employees with either an agency (i.e. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, etc.) and/or actions filed in state/federal court. Joe has successfully defended his clients on multiple occasions against various employment claims which include (but are not... Read More