Obama Appoints EEOC Leaders

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- President Barack Obama has appointed Stuart J. Ishimaru as acting chairman of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Christine M. Griffin as acting vice chairwoman. Both appointees are seasoned commissioners.

“It is a high honor and quite humbling to lead the EEOC during these challenging times,” Ishimaru said in a statement Friday when the appointment was announced. “The Obama administration brings new promise and possibilities to the EEOC. To succeed in our mission, we need to rethink the fundamental question of how well the commission...
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