Press Release 08-20-2020

EEOC to Hold Meeting on August 27

Commission Will Confer by Audio Because of COVID-19

WASHINGTON – Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a remote, audio-only Commission meeting on Thursday, August 27, at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).

The meeting will be closed to the public.

The following item will be considered at the meeting: 

Formal Opinion Letter Discussing the Commission’s Authority under Section 707 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

CLOSED SESSION:

The Legal Counsel has certified that, in his opinion, the Commission meeting scheduled for August 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. (and portions of any subsequent meeting within the following 30 days to which those same matters may be carried over) concerning a Formal Opinion Letter discussing the Commission’s authority under section 707 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 may properly be closed under the 10th exemption to the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 USC 552b(c)(10), and Commission regulation at 29 CFR 1612.4(j).

The Commission agenda is subject to revision. For additional information contact Kimberly Smith-Brown, (202) 663-4191 (voice) or (800) 669-6820 (TTY).

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