Videos & Podcasts
The EEOC Under President Biden - #WorkforceWednesday (January 13, 2021) - With President-Elect Biden’s inauguration next week, and the Democrats taking a narrow majority in both houses of Congress, we’re likely to see shifts in policy at the agencies that regulate employment. Attorney Robert O’Hara discusses what we’re likely to see coming out of the EEOC in the near term, and how the change in party control could affect the agency moving forward.
2020 in Review and What's to Come in 2021 - #WorkforceWednesday (January 6, 2021) - The past year tested our resilience, and COVID-19 forced everyone to think creatively and adapt quickly. Nowhere was that seen more clearly than in the workplace. Insights are contributed by attorneys Brian G. Cesaratto, Denise Merna Dadika, Nathaniel M. Glasser, RyAnn McKay Hooper, Shawndra G. Jones, Cassandra Labbees, Robert J. O'Hara, and George Carroll Whipple.
EEOC Presses Pause on Pay Data Collection Beyond 2018 - a Trending News interview from Employment Law This Week® (September 20, 2019), featuring attorney Robert O’Hara, Member of the Firm: The EEOC has announced it will not renew the pay data collection requirement moving forward. The agency underestimated the compliance cost of yearly submissions for employers and plans to assess the value of the data due September 30 before renewing the requirement.
DOJ Appeals Ruling on Pay Data Collection - a Trending News interview from Employment Law This Week® (August 26, 2019), featuring attorney Robert O’Hara, Member of the Firm: On August 16, 2019, the Department of Justice filed a notice of appeal of District Judge Tanya Chutkan’s decision to reinstate the Obama-era pay data collection rule.
EEOC Proposes September Deadline for Pay Data Reporting - a Trending News interview from Employment Law This Week® (April 11, 2019), featuring attorney Robert O’Hara, Member of the Firm: On April 3, 2019, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) proposed moving the deadline for Component 2 pay data reporting from May 31, 2019, to September 30, 2019, in order for the agency to prepare for processing of the new information. Component 1 demographic data is still due by May 31, 2019.
Washington State Considers Sweeping Data Privacy Act: In this news development from Employment Law This Week® (February 27, 2019), attorney Robert O’Hara discusses potential legislation in Washington State that introduces new personal data privacy and security rights for individuals. It is the most comprehensive data privacy legislation in the country so far.