Changes Expected At EEOC, But Nothing Too Radical

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- There will likely be additional funding for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and some changes in the number and type of enforcement actions brought, but experts doubt there will be a radical shift at the agency once President-elect Barack Obama comes into office.

During the presidential campaign, Obama chastised the Bush administration for making cuts to the EEOC's budget. He said he would increase staffing at the agency to reduce charge backlogs, and that he would appoint a chair and nominate commissioners who were committed...
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