ACC Meets with EEOC to Discuss Agency Rules and Guidelines

The ACC “Meet the Regulator” series provides members with the exclusive opportunity to sit down with agency personnel to discuss issues of mutual importance. The Chatham House Rule forum allows both sides to analyze the practical implications of regulatory rules … Continue reading

ACC Employment & Labor Law Committee, WMACCA meet with U.S. Department of Labor Agencies

On March 11, a group of 21 ACC members representing the Employment & Labor Law Committee and the Washington D.C. area ACC chapter (WMACCA) met with the leadership of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and the Wage & … Continue reading

EEOC’s Proposed Enforcement Plan Would Trigger More Litigation Against Employers

If in-house lawyers ever put together a list of some of their favorite things, defending against more employment discrimination suits wouldn’t make the cut.  Unfortunately, a new enforcement plan that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has proposed would lead … Continue reading

ACC supports bills to lower taxes on employment discrimination settlements

Though most people don’t think about it very often, legal settlements often involve at least three pockets.  There’s the one the money comes from.  There’s the one the money goes to.  And then there’s Uncle Sam’s.  Uncle Sam’s share makes … Continue reading

ACC & Employment and Labor Law Committee Comments on LMRDA “Advice” Exemption

ACC and its Employment and Labor Law Committee (ELLC), in a letter to the U.S. Department of Labor dated September 21, argues that the Department’s proposed rule reinterpreting the “Advice” exemption of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act and undermines … Continue reading

Employment and Labor Law Committee Comments on ADA Amendment Proposal

ACC’s Employment and Labor Law Committee (ELLC), in a letter dated November 20, registers several concerns with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) proposed regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). The proposed regulations were … Continue reading