Published on May 12, 2009 | by LawNews
Prof. Joanna Grossman Writes Findlaw Column ‘EEOC Recommends Employer “Best Practices” to Promote Work/Family Balance’
Joanna L. Grossman, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Faculty Development, is a FindLaw columnist. Her latest column “EEOC Recommends Employer ‘Best Practices’ to Promote Work/Family Balance”appeared May 12, 2009.
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Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency charged with implementing key federal civil rights laws, issued a “best practices” document for employers on work/family balance. This “technical assistance” document is designed not only to promote compliance with antidiscrimination laws that relate to or affect employees with caregiving responsibilities, but also to encourage employers to adopt policies that go beyond legal minimum requirements.