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Maloney, Scott press EEOC to clarify proposed official time policy

On Jan. 23, two members of Congress sent a letter to EEOC Chair Janet Dhillon, asking her to provide documents and information pertaining to the proposed rule that would deny any representative the use of "official time" when advising, accompanying or representing a co-worker in a discrimination case. EEOC first published the proposal on Dec. 11.


"We are extremely concerned about the potential effects of this proposed rule on the enforcement of employment anti-discrimination laws and policies affecting federal employees and the fairness of the federal workplace," Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman  Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) wrote.


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