Join us for a great discussion on EEOC Updates. We will:
- Discuss status of the EEO-1 data collection
- Review and discuss importance of the latest EEOC enforcement and litigation data
- Review and discuss EEOC’s technical guidance on COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act
- Discuss other potential EEO implications of COVID-19 including harassment and age discrimination
- Review and discuss the EEOC’s technical guidance on the ADA and the opioid epidemic so as to clarify existing legal requirements under the law
- Discuss EEOC’s six-month pilot programs to increase voluntary resolution of EEOC cases
Maria E. Flores
Maria E. Flores began her 29-year tenure with the EEOC in 1991 as the first Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) Investigator with the EEOC Milwaukee District Office. She also served in a dual-capacity on the District’s “Systemic Team” where she specialized in investigating high-profile, class-action discrimination cases. Maria was twice awarded national EEOC Chair awards for the investigation and successful resolution of high-profile immigrant worker cases which had national impact and significant litigation results.
For over 18 years Maria has coordinated and conducted EEO training; educational outreach; technical assistance; and public relations on a national and regional level as the Outreach and Training Manager for the six-state EEOC Chicago District, traveling coast to coast, from Washington, D.C. to Indian reservations in the NW. She has a proven record as a highly-rated EEO speaker and trainer to thousands of employees and diverse employers, including Fortune 500 and global companies and government agencies at all levels. Maria has also been enlisted by EEOC Headquarters to serve on numerous national workgroups.
Maria received her B.A. from Marquette University and was named a 2019 Marquette University Alumni National Recipient, receiving “A Person for Others Award” from the College of Arts & Sciences. Maria has served as a volunteer on many diverse nonprofit boards and committees committed to diversity, civil rights, restorative justice, the advancement of women, community and international service, and the arts.
SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and HRCI re-certification credits have been requested for this event.