Construction Dive: Jeffrey Daitz & Joe Herbert on Ramifications of EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan

EEOC Strategic Enforcement Plan

In an article published ston March 28, 2023, in Construction Dive, Paramus Partner Jeffrey M. Daitz and Red Bank Partner Joseph F. Herbert III provide insight on the ramifications for the construction industry resulting from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Strategic Enforcement Plan.

If you start selectively enforcing the policy, that’s a red flag, and that’s where you’re going to get yourself in trouble, said Joe when discussing the need for a zero-tolerance approach to addressing issues.

Training, documentation, investigating complaints, carrying the right insurance, and complying with EEO best practices is the best way to avoid, or certainly mitigate, claims from happening, Jeffrey said. This is a litigious society, and you may not be able to prevent all claims. But you could put your best practices forward when they happen.

You can read the full article on the Construction Dive website.

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