Tag: EEO

Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

By on November 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Teleworking as a Reasonable Accommodation is an Essential Right Granted to the Federal Employee

Telework can be a reasonable accommodation provided to federal employees. The author looks at a court decision that illustrates how it can apply.

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The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

By on November 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
The EEOC Continues to Expand Upon Protections to Disabled Government Workers

A recent court case illustrates how an obscure law can help protect federal employees from disability discrimination.

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I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

By on October 29, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
I Was Passed Over for a Promotion – What Can I Do?

The author says it is too subjective to say there is a “best qualified” employee for a job, so how can someone win an EEO complaint regarding non-selection?

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When EEO Isn’t About Discrimination

By on June 13, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When EEO Isn’t About Discrimination

The author outlines some of the challenges with EEO cases and his suggestions for improving the process.

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Agency Administration: Highest Paid Federal Jobs in HR and EEO

Agency Administration: Highest Paid Federal Jobs in HR and EEO

Where are the highest paid federal positions in human resources and EEO? Here are the agencies with the highest paid employees for each of these categories.

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Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017 Passes House Unanimously

By on July 21, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017 Passes House Unanimously

The House recently passed legislation that would provide greater protection to victims of discrimination and accountability within the federal government.

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New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

By on December 30, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
New Rule Would Require Agencies to Boost Hiring of Disabled Individuals

The EEOC is finalizing a rule that will require federal agencies to enact hiring policies that favor individuals with disabilities.

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Government Celebrates Milestone of Hiring 100,000 Disabled Federal Employees

By on October 27, 2016 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The federal government held a special event to celebrate a new milestone: it has achieved President Obama’s goal of hiring 100,000 disabled federal employees.

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Some Case Law Surrounding Excessive Leave

By on September 2, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

The author says that one of the most time consuming and frustrating tasks for supervisors is dealing with the small number of employees who abuse leave. He describes some of the keys to dealing with these problems as well as some court cases that set precedent for what agencies can and can’t do in dealing with leave and attendance problems.

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‘Job Restructuring’ as a Reasonable Accommodation in Federal Employment (Part 2)

By on September 1, 2016 in Court Cases, Human Resources with 0 Comments

In the second of two series of articles on job restructuring as a reasonable accommodation, the author explores how job restructuring could affect other employees besides the disabled person being accommodated, and examines the limitations on the burden that an agency may place on other employees.

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