EEOC and U.S. Department of Labor Announces Partnership

Press Release from HR Unlimited, Inc.

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) have recently joined forces in a partnership to strengthen and maximize the enforcement of federal laws and regulations.

Their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlines the procedures both WHD and the EEOC will be following to address the need for information sharing, joint investigations, training, and outreach between WHD and the EEOC. EEOC Chair Charlotte A. Burrows said, “This collaboration will further effective outreach and enforcement with respect to the federal laws that advance equal employment opportunity and fair pay, including the recently enacted PUMP Act and Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.” 

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