EEOC to Mull Exclusion of Unemployed from Job Applicant Pool at Upcoming Meeting
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is apparently troubled by some employers’ practice of excluding those who are unemployed from consideration for job openings.
It has put the topic on the agenda for a meeting on Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m., at its Washington, D.C., headuarters.
Those invited to make presentations at the meeting include William Spriggs of the U.S. Department of Labor; Christine Owens of the National Employment Law Project; Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center; and partner Amy Dias of Jones Day, according to an EEOC press release.
Seating is limited and those who are interested in attending are urged to arrived 30 minutes early so that they have time to make it through security procedures beforehand.