Wednesday, September 03, 2014

New EEOC Chair Appointed

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that President Obama has appointed EEOC vice-chair Jenny R. Yang as Chair of the EEOC. She will be the first Asian-American chair of the Commission. She replaces Jacqueline A. Berrien. The EEOC enforces federal employment anti-discrimination laws, including laws prohibiting religious discrimination.