Daily Trumpdate (2): Victoria Lipnic named as acting chair of EEOC

Victoria Lipnic
Victoria Lipnic

Law360 reported this afternoon that Victoria Lipnic, who has served as one of the two Republican Commissioners of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission during the Obama Administration, has been appointed by President Trump to be acting chair of the EEOC.

Ms. Lipnic has been on record as opposing the EEO-1 compensation reporting requirement that was supposed to take effect on March 31, 2018, for calendar year 2017. She also does not believe that Title VII's provisions related to sex discrimination apply to sexual orientation discrimination.

Changes may be afoot.

 

Robin Shea has more than 20 years' experience in employment litigation, including Title VII and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (including the Amendments Act). 
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