Panel of Experts to Address Pregnancy Discrimination, Caregivers in the Workplace
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a public Commission Meeting to examine perspectives on work/family balance issues and the federal anti-discrimination laws on Tuesday, April 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Eastern Time), at agency headquarters, 1801 L Street, N.W. (Ninth Floor, Commission Meeting Room).
During the meeting, the Commission will hear from invited expert panelists offering a broad range of views on how work/family balance issues intersect with discrimination laws. The meeting will address pregnancy discrimination; the state of caregivers in the workplace and caregiving issues facing women of color; demographic data and research; recent discrimination charge filings and litigation; the current legal landscape and recent case law. The meeting agenda includes:
The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Additional information about the EEOC is available on its web site at www.eeoc.gov.
NOTE TO NEWS MEDIA: Any matter not discussed or concluded may be carried over to a later meeting. The Commission agenda is subject to revision. You may call (202) 663-7100 (voice) or (202) 663-4074 (TTY) on the day of the Commission Meeting to confirm the above schedule.
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