Brown Bag Lunch: Hostile Work Environment
OOC BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT APRIL 19, 2017 The Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (“CAA”), 2 U.S.C. §§ 1301 et seq., extends the protection of several anti-discrimination statutes to legislative branch employees, and also prohibits retaliation for protected...
Brown Bag Lunch: Disparate Treatment
Brown Bag Lunch: OOC Procedures
The Office of the General Counsel hosted a Brown Bag Lunch -- OOC Procedures: Update and Review. Here are the materials from the Feb. 15, 2017 event. OOC Procedures: Update and Review Outline Procedural Rules Chart For more information: contact John D. Uelmen at...
eNewsletter 4thQuarter 2016
OOC issues its eNewsletter for the 4th Quarter of 2016
One page on Veterans
One pager on Veterans
Understanding the FMLA
Taking time off? An Employees Guide to FMLA -- Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Brown Bag Lunch: Unfair Labor Practices
photo of office bulildingThe following outline discusses unfair labor practice law, the General Counsel's process for filing and investigating unfair labor practice complaints and appeals to the Office of Compliance's Board of Directors. Brown Bag Lunch Series: Unfair Labor Practice Process and Procedure , October 19, 2016
Brown Bag Lunch: Retaliation for Protected Activity
The anti-reprisal provision of the Congressional Accountability Act (CAA), Section 207, prohibits an employing office from retaliating against any covered employee for opposing any practice made lawful by the CAA, or participating in any kind of proceeding under the CAA. The linked materials are a comprehensive look at the necessary elements of a retaliation claim and how these claims have been...
Brown Bag Lunch: ADA Reasonable Accommodation and Modification