Bloomberg Law
May 28, 2019, 10:14 AM

Fortune 500 Attorney Takes Reins From EEOC’s Bipartisan Leader

Paige Smith
Paige Smith

A new leader could bring change to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at a time when the agency is navigating disputes within the Trump administration and with business groups.

Janet Dhillon was confirmed as the head of the commission on May 8. The Republican takes over for Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic (R), who told Bloomberg Law she’ll stay on as a commissioner until her term ends in July 2020.

Lipnic is a veteran GOP labor and employment official who approached her role in a bipartisan manner even when she was in the commission’s voting minority during the Trump and Obama ...

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