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EEOC Updates COVID-19 and Discrimination Technical Assistance

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) technical assistance questions and answers, “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws,” were updated on June 11, 2020.

The update provides guidance and tips for:

  • Inviting employees to request flexibility in work arrangements
  • Screening employees entering the workplace
  • Avoiding age, sex, and pregnancy discrimination
  • Responding to accommodation requests from an employee whose family member is at a higher risk due to a medical condition
  • Addressing discrimination and harassment against employees who are or perceived to be Asian

For more information, check out the EEOC technical assistance document and other materials related to COVID-19.

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April Mabry
April Mabry
TASB HR Services Assistant Director

April Mabry oversees HR Services training services, member library products, and the HRX newsletter. She has provided HR training and guidance to Texas public schools  since 1991. Mabry was a classroom teacher for 11 years in Texas and Michigan.

Mabry has a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Michigan and certification as a professional in human resources (PHR) and is a SHRM-CP.

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