When you have billionaire businessmen like Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump making inflammatory remarks about minorities and women, anti-LGBT laws disguised as religious freedom, and the ongoing gender wage gap, it’s worth it for business owners to brush up on employment rights.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a new simplified, one-page fact sheet designed to help small business owners better understand their responsibilities under federal employment anti-discrimination laws.

The “Preventing Discrimination Is Good Business” fact sheet provides a shortened, user-friendly overview of the legal obligations of small businesses under anti-discrimination laws. It also provides information about other EEOC resources available for small business owners.

It is being made available in 30 different languages to respond to the large number of small busi­nesses across the country started by immigrants whose first language is not English. It is


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Source: Black Enterprise » Small Business