Will We See a More Active EEOC in 2018?


Will we see a more active U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2018? It’s still too early to say. President Trump nominated Janet Dhillon, EVP of general counsel and corporate secretary at Burlington Stores, Inc., to lead the EEOC. One group that has opposed her nomination is the Nation Women’s Law Center. The NWLC…

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The First OFCCP Complaint of 2017 Provides Little Insight


Businesses continue to watch for signs of changes in how regulators under the Trump administration will enforce compliance. According to testimony before Congress in October by Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross, as reported by The Washington Times, the administration had removed 860 rules and regulations since taking office. More changes are expected. It was recently revealed…

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How Aggressive Will OFFCP be in 2018?


The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) received a record $23 million in the past fiscal year to settle workplace discrimination charges, according to a Bloomberg Law analysis of publicly available government data. How aggressive the OFFCP will be in 2018 remains to be seen. The OFCCP in October filed its first complaint against…

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