EEOC: Hot Topics

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The program will cover a wide range of topics including recent amendments to laws enforced by EEOC increasing protection for pregnant workers, EEOC guidance regarding the impact of A.I. in the workplace, EEOC directives on the ADA, and recent U.S. Supreme Court cases.   The session will encourage participation from attendees. 

Learning objectives are:   1).  Gain a better understanding of new EEOC initiatives that my impact your company. 2).  Cover new laws that have recently taken effect that will have an effect on your workforce.  3).  Learn Best Practices for Employers to avoid potential pitfalls in complying with changes in employment law and enforcement.   

Speaker, William A. Cash Jr. serves as Director of the EEOC’s Little Rock Area Office.  He started with the EEOC in 1992 as a trial attorney and later served as a Supervisory Trial Attorney.   He has a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock.  Before working for the EEOC, Cash worked as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Oren Harris of the Western District of Arkansas.  Prior to working for Judge Harris, Cash had a private law practice in Little Rock.   Cash served as a government fellow to the Equal Employment Opportunity Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.  Cash appeared on ABC’s 20/20 program discussing an EEOC case seeking relief for teenagers subjected to sexual assault in the workplace.  Cash is a frequent presenter on the topic of Workplace Discrimination and Employment Law at Continuing Legal Education programs and Human Resources seminars.

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