EEOC Offers Employers Training Workshops on EEO Laws

Employers Training Workshops on EEO Laws

To prevent employment discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is offering virtual training to both public and private sector employers. Course registration opened on June 8, 2022, and training sessions for Federal employers began on June 13, 2022. Training for private-sector employers is scheduled to start on June 28, 2022. 

This article provides more details about course offerings and how to register for the courses.

About the EEOC Courses

These workshops provide technical assistance and training and are designed for Human Resource (HR) professionals, EEO staff, attorneys, supervisors, managers, state and local government officials, federal agency EEO personnel, staffing agencies, and union officials. “The EEOC is the industry expert. We are excited to offer an array of courses and workshops for private-sector employers that are designed to address the most pressing needs in today’s workplace,” said Katrina Grider, EEOC’s revolving fund associate director for curriculum, training, and education. 

Private Employers  

The EEOC workshops for employers in the private sector begin on June 28, 2022, and run through September. Classes cost $95 - $255 per person, depending on the class session length. These courses are generally designed for HR professionals, managers, supervisors, staffing agency representatives, and similar professionals who work in the private sector. Topics to be covered include, among others:

  • Pay equity
  • Gender Inequities
  • Harassment
  • Racial justice and systemic discrimination
  • Civil rights and the pandemic
  • Retaliation
  • Algorithmic fairness and artificial intelligence
  • LGBTQI+ issues
  • EEOC 2022 Legal Updates

According to the EEOC website, pre-approval of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and HR Certification Institute (HRCI) recertification credits is requested for all seminars. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are requested for most of their workshops. The EEOC Training Institute provides additional information, including course lists, agendas, and pricing information about these workshops online at EEOC.gov.  

Federal Employers 

EEOC workshops for federal-sector employers began on June 13, 2022. These are designed for EEO counselors, investigators, special emphasis program managers, and attorneys. The sessions are designed to meet MD-110 training requirements. With more than twenty-five courses offered through September, federal sector employees have numerous options, including EEO training for new investigators and counselors, barrier analysis, anti-harassment program management, and more. The EEOC Training Institute website provides additional information about the program and courses.

 “We encourage employers and employees alike to take advantage of the courses to continue making equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplaces,” said Katrina Grider.

This article is not intended to be exhaustive, nor shouldany discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice.

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