left-caret
Insights

client alerts

EEOC Issues Guidance on Disparate Treatment of Workers With Caregiver Responsibilities

June 21, 2007

By Neal Mollen and Elaine Ho

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued new enforcement guidance on Unlawful Disparate Treatment of Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities. This guidance will come as a surprise to many employers, as those with caregiving responsibilities are not protected by any statute within the EEOCs purview.