EEOC Advances Religious Bias Advice Over Dems' Dissent
Law360 (November 9, 2020, 7:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission voted on party lines Monday to open up its proposed religious discrimination guidance for public input, with the agency's two Democratic commissioners balking at what they called a rushed review process and flagging serious concerns with several tenets of the lengthy draft.
The more than 100-page proposal, which is now headed for the Office of Management and Budget before it will be published, will refresh the agency's guidance on how anti-discrimination laws guard against religious bias and also set out the legal protections afforded to religious employers.
The agency said in a statement after Monday's vote...
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