Submitted via www.regulations.gov
Deputy Associate Director, Accountability and Workforce Relations
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Re: Proposed Rule; RIN 3206-AO56; 88 Fed.Reg. 63,862-63,885 (September 18, 2023)
Dear Deputy Associate Director Curry:
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) respectfully submits the following comments concerning the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)’s Proposed Rule with Request for Comments, as published in the Federal Register at 88 Fed.Reg. 63,862-63,885 (September 18, 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 worker’s 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 in both the public and private sector. 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 … Read More