Panelists to Discuss Job Bias Against Individuals with Arrest and Conviction Records
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold its next public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), at agency headquarters, 1801 L Street, N.W. In accordance with the Sunshine Act, the meeting is open for public observation of the Commission’s deliberations.
Following the announcement of notation votes, the Commission is scheduled to hear from the following invited panelists on employment discrimination faced by individuals with arrest and conviction records:
Panel 1: Barriers Experienced by People with Criminal Records
Panel 2: Stakeholder Perspectives and Litigation Issues
Panel 3: New Research Developments
Panel 4: Employer Practices
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.
The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Additional information about the Commission is available on its web site at www.eeoc.gov.