The Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions vigorous zeal for employer compliance with the Americans with Disability Act is not showing any signs of letting up. As a result, legal advisers in the labor and employment field recommend that employers of all sizes conduct a thorough review of their policies and accommodations.
In 2013, according to the EEOC, it received nearly 94,000 private sector charges related to discrimination. The commission vowed last year to focus its actions on specific areas that can stop and remedy unlawful employment discrimination so that the nation can achieve our ultimate vision of justice and equality in the workplace. The commissions strategic plan for fiscal year 2012-2016 includes strategic law enforcement, education and outreach.
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