The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Announces a Public Meeting in Miami, Florida Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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U.S. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20507

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Announces a Public Meeting in Miami, Florida

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Miami Dade College

500 NE 2nd Avenue, Wolfson Conference Meeting, Room #7128

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 15, at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time), at Miami Dade College, 500 NE 2nd Avenue, Wolfson Conference Meeting, Room #7128, Miami, Fla. In accordance with the Sunshine Act, the open session of the meeting will be open to public observation of the Commission’s deliberations.

The Commission will hear from invited panelists on the challenges and best practices to promote equal employment opportunity for racial and ethnic minorities 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the creation of the EEOC in 1965. EEOC Commissioners and panelists will discuss solutions to workplace barriers in hiring, pay, promotion and retention. The multicultural and ethnically diverse population of South Florida provides a fitting lens through which to examine these issues, which affect workplaces across our nation.

The Commission is scheduled to hear from the following confirmed panelists: Barbara Arnwine, President, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Iliana Castillo-Frick , Vice Provost HR, Miami Dade College

Donald R. Livingston, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Kathleen Lundquist, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, APT Metrics, Inc.

Victoria Mesa-Estrada, Esq., Mesa & Coe Law, P.A.

William Spriggs, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO

Robert Weisberg, Regional Attorney, U.S. EEOC, Miami District Office

The Commission meeting agenda is subject to revision. Additional information about the meeting will be posted at http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/meetings/index.cfm.

The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. Further information about the EEOC is available on its web site at www.eeoc.gov.

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