Re: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking; RIN 3046-AB23; 87 Fed.Reg. 58469-58471 (September 27, 2022)
Dear Ms. Kahn:
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) respectfully submits the following comments concerning the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, as published in the Federal Register at 87 Fed.Reg. 58469-58471 (September 27, 2022).
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. 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’ clients are federal employees with discrimination complaints. NELA, therefore, has an interest in regulations … Read More