EEOC in Trouble

The ruling stems from a grievance filed in 2006 and involving overtime disputes going on for six years. Specifically, the EEOC routinely offered days off instead of issuing overtime. The EEOc stated that employees were ‘requested’ to take time off to ‘balance out’ overtime worked.
EEOC employee asserted that the ‘requests’ were really fiction and that after being pressured to work longer hours no additional pay was provided.
No word as of yet from the arbiter as to whether the EEOC is going to be fined. AN EEOC spokesman stated that the overtime practices were going to be ‘reviewed.’

Greg Lois is the managing partner of LOIS LLC, a 19-attorney law firm dedicated to defending employers and carriers in New York and New Jersey workers' compensation claims. Greg is the author of a popular series of "Handbooks" on workers' compensation, and is the co-author of the 2016 Lexis-Nexis New Jersey Workers' Compensation Practice Guide. Greg can be reached at 201-880-7213 or glois@lois-llc.com