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Meeting of February 15, 2012 - Unlawful Discrimination Against Pregnant Workers and Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities

Agenda Open Session

  1. Announcement of Notation Votes, and
  2. Unlawful Discrimination Against Pregnant Workers and Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities - Invited Panelist

Panel 1: Understanding Pregnancy and Caregiver Discrimination in Today’s Workplace

  • Dr. Stephen Benard

    • Professor of Sociology, Indiana University (via VTC from our Indianapolis District Office)
    • Written Testimony
    • Bio
  • Sharon Terman

    • Senior Staff Attorney, Gender Equity Program, The Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center
    • Written Testimony
    • Bio
  • Maryann Parker

  • Lynn Friss Feinberg

  • Deane Ilukowicz

Panel 2: Statutory Framework and Enforcement Efforts

  • Peggy Mastroianni

  • Melvina Ford

    • Senior Policy Advisor in the Office of the Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor
    • Written Testimony
    • Bio
  • Emily Martin

Panel 3: The Way Forward: Implications for the Future

  • Judy Lichtman

  • Joan Williams

    • Distinguished Professor of Law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair, Director of the Center for WorkLife Law
    • Written Testimony
    • Bio

Public Comments

Public Comments

The Commission will hold open the February 15 Commission meeting record for 15 days, and invites audience members, as well as other members of the public, to submit written comments on any issues or matters discussed at the meeting. Public comments may be mailed to Commission Meeting, EEOC Executive Officer, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20507, or emailed to Commissionmeetingcomments@eeoc.gov. All comments received will be made available to members of the Commission and to Commission staff working on the matters discussed at the meeting. Comments will also be placed in the EEOC library for public review.