Submitted via www.regulations.gov
Morton J. Posner
Justice Management Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; RIN 1105-AB47; 88 Fed.Reg. 18487-18496 (March 29, 2023)
Dear Mr. Posner:
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) respectfully submits the following comments concerning the Department of Justice’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, as published in the Federal Register at 88 Fed.Reg. 18487-18496 (March 29, 2023).
NELA is the largest professional membership organization in the country comprised of lawyers who represent employees in labor, employment, wage and hour, and civil rights disputes. Our mission is to advance workers’ rights and serve lawyers who advocate for equality and justice in the American workplace. NELA and its 69 circuit, state, and local affiliates have a membership of over 4,000 attorneys who are committed to working on behalf of those who have faced illegal treatment in the workplace. NELA has filed numerous amicus curiae briefs before the United States Supreme Court and other federal appellate courts regarding the proper interpretation of federal civil rights and worker protection laws and comments regularly on relevant proposed rules. NELA also engages in legislative advocacy on behalf of workers throughout the United States. A substantial number of NELA members’ … Read More