Health Law News
Date Posted: October 11, 2023
The EEOC has published a proposed Enforcement Guidance on Workplace Harassment. It is intended to provide clarity regarding existing requirements under the law or under EEOC policies.
This draft of the guideance can be reviewed on the EEOC website, and is in draft format for public input. When final, this Enforcement Guidance on Workplace Harassment will supersede Compliance Manual Section 615: Harassment (1987); Policy Guidance on Current Issues of Sexual Harassment (1990); Policy Guidance on Employer Liability under Title VII for Sexual Favoritism (1990); Enforcement Guidance on Harris v. Forklift Sys., Inc. (1994); and Enforcement Guidance on Vicarious Employer Liability for Unlawful Harassment by Supervisors (1999).
Minnesota Nurse Attorney
With a distinguished legal career spanning over 35 years, Marlene Garvis has been involved in nearly all aspects of health care, including being the Chair of the Health Law Practice Group at a Twin Cities law firm, a past President of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation, past President of Minnesota Women Lawyers and a Founding Fellow of the Hennepin County Bar Foundation.
Marlene has been a frequent speaker on health law, health care, nurse licensing and regulatory matters, as well as employment issues for nurses. She is an adjunct professor at Mitchell Hamline Law School in St. Paul, has been an adjunct faculty member of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and continues to speak to nursing students at St. Catherine University.
Marlene has represented clients in litigation, consultation and administrative proceedings for health care professional licensure, employment litigation, discipline and regulatory proceedings and nurse licensure hearings. To see Marlene's full professional bio, please visit https://www.marlenegarvis.com/marlene-garvis.php.
Marlene is a member of The American Association of Nurse Lawyers, specializing in nurse licensure hearings in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa as well as other legal issues in health care industry.