WASHINGTON – On February 24, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and will host an online dialogue entitled “Ending Retaliation, Securing Racial and Economic Justice in the Workplace” to discuss the impact of employer retaliation on workers, particularly low wage workers, who may also suffer racial discrimination in the workplace.

This event, part of a multi-agency initiative launched in November 2021, highlights a shared commitment to the agencies’ vigorous enforcement of worker protections. Agency leaders will discuss their roles and examine how federal labor agencies can cooperate to protect workers from adverse employment decisions that can have serious impacts on their livelihoods. 

WHO:           

Jennifer Abruzzo, General Counsel, NLRB
Lisa Henderson, Region 10 Regional Director, NLRB
Charlotte A. Burrows, Chair, EEOC
Mary O’Neill, Regional Attorney, EEOC
Seema Nanda, Solicitor, DOL
Maia Fisher, Regional Solicitor, DOL
Jessica Looman, Acting Administrator, DOL, Wage and Hour Division
Ruben Rosalez, Regional Administrator, DOL, Wage and Hour Division
Moderator: Jocelyn Samuels, Vice Chair, EEOC

WHEN:          Thursday, February 24, 2022

                        12:00-1:00PM EST

WHERE:      Registration is required. Video/Dial-in information will be sent separately upon registration.

Registration link: https://eeoc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_ZPcvu09cSMOC5jOD0EiJAA

Due to anticipated high volume, please connect early to ensure access. A recording will be available at a later time after the event.

The EEOC advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. More information about the EEOC’s work generally can be found at www.eeoc.gov. Stay connected with the latest EEOC news by subscribing to our email updates

Many of the Acts enforced by the Wage and Hour Division include anti-retaliation provisions, and the agency prioritizes worker protections that prohibit employers from harassing, threatening or retaliating against employees.

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