Brown Bag Lunch: GINA
OOC Brown Bag Lunch Series GENETIC INFORMATION NONDISCRIMINATION ACT July 18, 2008 The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000ff et seq ., prohibits discrimination by employers, employment agencies, and labor organizations against individuals on the basis of genetic information. Prior to the law’s passage, some employers had implemented pre-employment genetic...Read more
Brown Bag Outline: Social Media and the CAA
Brown Bag Lunch, June 20, 2018 The Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA), 2 U.S.C. §§ 1301 et seq., applies thirteen federal labor and employment law statutes to all legislative branch employing offices and employees. The prevalent use of social media, both by employees and by employing offices, may have implications for several of these laws. Social media use also presents new contexts...Read more
Legistive update April 2018
Legislative Update from the Office of Compliance April 2018Read more
Brown Bag Lunch: The Speech or Debate Clause and Sovereign Immunity
OOC BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES: THE SPEECH OR DEBATE CLAUSE AND SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY MARCH 28, 2018Read more
Training focus: The Need for Civility
Training Focus: The Need for Civility on Capitol Hill "This follows a growing trend in training ...that focuses on civility rather than legal definitions and requirements exclusively."Read more
Brown Bag Lunch: Avoiding and Responding to Sexual Harassment Claims
OOC BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES AVOIDING &RESPONDING TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS FEBRUARY 21, 2018Read more
Tune into Executive Director Susan Tsui Grundmann on the Kojo Nnamdi Show
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Brown Bag Lunch: Religion in the Workplace
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 activity. Read the entire outline .Read more
Brown Bag Lunch: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
OOC BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES SEXUAL ORIENTATION &GENDER IDENTITY JULY 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 activity. None of these statutes explicitly protects covered employees on the basis of sexual...Read more
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