Clearing up the Confusion Regarding Bias Training for Federal Employees

President Donald Trump recently issued Executive Order Number 13950—Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. The order forbids federal workplace training that teaches inherent bias. The question that arises, however, is what constitutes inherent bias training. According to the order, which takes effect on November 21, 2020, inherent bias training is based on an ideology: This ideology … Read more

EEOC Closes Fiscal Year with a Decrease in Cases

According to an analysis by Seyfarth Shaw, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has closed its fiscal year with a marked decrease in cases filed. The COVID-19 pandemic, a change in leadership at the EEOC, and the employer-friendly Trump administration may be behind this trend. For the past twenty-five years, the EEOC has seen a … Read more

The Importance of Employee Development During a Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has created tough economic times for most businesses. Often the first thing companies do to save money is to cut out employee training and development, which doesn’t make sense to remove something intended to make employees more productive. Employee development is how you increase the value of your company’s most valuable asset … Read more

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