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Jocelyn Samuels to Be Nominated for New Five-Year EEOC Term

March 26, 2021, 1:00 PM

The White House announced its intention to nominate Jocelyn Samuels to serve a five-year term on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

  • Samuels, a Democrat, joined the EEOC leadership panel in October and is now serving a term that expires on July 1.
  • She serves as the agency’s vice chair, under Chair Charlotte Burrows, also a Democrat. The five-member panel has a Republican majority until at least July 2022.
  • Samuels previously served as the Office for Civil Rights director at the Department of Health & Human Services, and acting assistant attorney general for civil rights at the Justice Department. Immediately ...

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