Penalty for EEOC Notice Posting Violations Increased

eeocEffective July 5th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) increased the notice posting violation by 150%, raising the maximum penalty from $201 to $525 per violation. Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act, employers must post notices related to statutory provisions. Employers who do not follow these posting regulations are subject to the price of the penalty. According to the EEOC, the maximum amount per violation will now increase annually. Employers should review their current postings to ensure all requirements are met, and should stay informed of future notice updates and changes.

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