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Author: Hans & Associates, P.C.
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At the end of the September 30, 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release stating that it handled more employment claims in 2011 than in any other year in its 46-year history. Highlights of the statistical breakdown were:
Inventory had built up as EEOC staffing declined by 30 percent between the fiscal years 2000 and 2008. Increases in EEOC staffing resources over the past two years allowed the EEOC to obtain these new statistical records. We still wait to see an overview of the EEOC’s fiscal year 2012 statistics.
If you are a restaurant or other business owner, the increased actions on the part of the EEOC should serve as a warning to ensure employment law compliance. We understand that many business owners unwittingly violate laws in an effort to deal with a tight economy. An NYC employment defense lawyer can help you adopt sound employment practices and avoid disputes. Hans & Associates, P.C. works with small and medium-sized business owners throughout New York City to protect their business interests and fight litigation.