On January 25th, Victoria Lipnic was appointed the new Acting Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee (EEOC) by President Trump. Prior to her appointment, she served on the EEOC’s board since 2010. Several of her contributions in the EEOC have given guidance on important workplace issues, including the use of leave as a reasonable accommodation under the ADA, employer-provided wellness programs, harassment prevention, the use of social media in the workplace, and big data in employment.
Establishing proper background screening protocols is critical for employers, perhaps now more than ever. Due to recent attention from the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, employers must be sure they have rules in place to avoid discrimination lawsuits.
Recruiting is a complex, time-intensive process. Skilled employees are the foundation of long-lasting competitive differentiation which improves workforce performance, productivity and retention. More companies are turning to Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) to ensure their business operates most effectively.