EEOC to address COVID-19 questions in March 27 webinar

Agency solicits stakeholder questions ahead of free technical assistance session

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will publicly post an online webinar addressing questions arising under any of the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws and the COVID-19 pandemic to its website www.eeoc.gov on Friday afternoon, March 27.

The webinar will be devoted to answering questions submitted in advance about how to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in light of any of the federal EEO employment nondiscrimination laws. The EEOC is asking for questions to be submitted by email to COVID19.Questions@eeoc.gov by 9 p.m. (eastern time) on Wednesday, March 25 for consideration in this webinar.

The webinar will supplement the COVID-19 publications already issued by the EEOC, including the “What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19” and “Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act“. The EEOC last updated the COVID-19 “What You Should Know” on Thursday, March 19, and the Pandemic Preparedness document in light of COVID-19 on Saturday, March 21.

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