EEOC Extends Public Input Period on Proposed Harassment Enforcement Guidance to March 21 Featured

  09 February 2017

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has extended for 40 days the public input period on its proposed enforcement guidance on unlawful workplace harassment.

The proposed guidance is now open for public input until March 21, 2017. The proposed guidance, which is the product of extensive research, analysis and deliberation, explains the legal standards applicable to claims of unlawful harassment under federal employment discrimination laws. The laws enforced by the EEOC protect individuals from harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or genetic information. Public input may be submitted online at this location on until midnight on March 21, 2017. Read more here.