Exploring the Current and Anticipated Impacts of the New Presidential Administration on Employment Discrimination Claims

September 26, 2017 10:45am

Jim Paretti
Special Assistant to Acting Chair Victoria A. Lipnic
EEOC

Kathy Drew King
Regional Director, Region 29
NLRB

Magdalen Blessey Bickford

McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

  • How changes in leadership at federal agencies (DOL, EEOC, OFCCP, NLRB) are likely to affect workplace discrimination claims going forward
  • What effects might new appointments and vacancies have on pending discrimination cases, or on regulations and guidelines previously issued under the Obama administration?
  • What to expect from state-level regulation and enforcement under the new administration; examining predictions of increased state activity amidst federal scaling back
  • What changes might we see in litigation with the government?