The top story on Employment Law This Week is the EEOC’s announcement of new nationwide disclosure rules for position statements.
Retroactive to January 1, 2016, employers should expect the disclosure of their position statements to the charging party, even if the statement contains confidential information. Under the new policy, complainants have the right to request access to the statement and respond to it, but any response from the charging party will not be disclosed to the employer in turn. Lauri Rasnick, a Member of the Firm at Epstein Becker Green, has more on what this means for employers.
View the episode below or read more about the EEOC’s announcement in an earlier blog post.