Dealers — Here are a few points to consider when establishing your compliance risk assessment and protecting your dealership from EEOC violations:
1. 33 Flavors: Discrimination on the job comes in many flavors. One flavor is use of criminal background checks on job applicants. If you are, you may be violating the law and exposing yourself to severe financial penalties. Learn more at .
2. Harassment Hideouts: A dealership is especially prone to many types of harassment claims. An audit of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) compliance practices can reveal these risks to your reputation and treasury. New processes and policies can protect you from EEOC discrimination suits.
3. $400,000 Fines: EEOC EEOC-focused training for all staff and management is imperative. Lack of any training has been viewed by Courts as an intentional violation of the law, and often results in punitive damages being assessed. Be smart, and don’t wait until you’re bleeding from an EEOC suit settlement to make this all-important training investment. .