Allegedly, of course.
As a corollary to yesterday’s post about David Lopez stepping down as EEOC General Counsel —
*** Googles “corollary” — swish! ***
— I bring you news of two recent court decisions advancing LGBT rights at work.
On average, organizations gave mothers 41 paid days of maternity leave, compared with 22 paid days of paternity leave for fathers. That statistic comes from 2016 Paid Leave in the Workplace, a survey recently conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management.
Does this disparity demonstrate discrimination against men?
In their quest to survive and eventually thrive, many small businesses do not prioritize EEO compliance. I’m not saying that small businesses purposefully set out to break the law. It’s just that, with a limited budget, HR’s squeaky wheel isn’t the first to get greased.
Perhaps recognizing this reality, yesterday, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced (here) that had released a new online resource center designed to help small business owners comply with the laws enforced by EEOC.