New EEOC Member May Herald Worker-Friendly Guidance
By Ben James
Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 7:09 PM ET) -- The confirmation of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC partner Jenny Yang to serve on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission not only adds a class action lawyer who will reinforce the agency's commitment to systemic cases, but gives the commission's Democrats a 3-member majority that may translate to more employee-friendly guidance, lawyers say.
Yang brings with her a noteworthy background representing employees in wage and hour and bias class actions — like the landmark Dukes v. Wal-Mart case — and the EEOC has made no...