EEOC’s Longest-Serving Commissioner Calls It Quits

Law360, New York (April 11, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Wednesday lost its longest-serving commissioner, who said he would be leaving the workplace discrimination agency this month.

Stuart J. Ishimaru, who has served on the EEOC since 2003, will be resigning from his position on April 29, months before the conclusion of his second term in July. A spokesperson for the agency gave no reason for Ishimaru's early departure.

EEOC Chair Jacqueline Berrien lauded Ishimaru’s work for the agency and said her colleague would be missed.

“I thank Commissioner...
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