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EEOC Tries To Expand Coverage Of Title VII

Published by on October 30, 2012

The EEOC has released questions and answers on how domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking might be covered by Title VII.  As with recent decisions by the NLRB that have been seriously questioned, one would search in vain in the actual language of Title VII to find a basis for the EEOC’s position.  In fact, the EEOC’s […]

The EEOC has released questions and answers on how domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking might be covered by Title VII.  As with recent decisions by the NLRB that have been seriously questioned, one would search in vain in the actual language of Title VII to find a basis for the EEOC’s position.  In fact, the EEOC’s Q&A does not contain a single citation to a court decision that supports its view.  Nevertheless, employers should be aware of the EEOC’s position on these issues.  The Ohio Employer’s Law Blog has a post about the Q&A here.

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