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Meeting of July 26, 2011 - EEOC to Examine Arrest and Conviction Records as a Hiring Barrier

Public Comments

The Commission will hold open the July 26 Commission meeting record for 15 days, and invites audience members, as well as other members of the public, to submit written comments on any issues or matters discussed at the meeting. Public comments may be mailed to Commission Meeting, EEOC Executive Officer, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20507, or emailed to Commissionmeetingcomments@eeoc.gov. All comments received will be made available to members of the Commission and to Commission staff working on the matters discussed at the meeting. Comments will also be placed in the EEOC library for public review.



Agenda Open Session

  1. Announcement of Notation Votes, and
  2. EEOC to Examine Arrest and Conviction Records as a Hiring Barrier - Invited Panelist

Panel 1: Best Practices for Employers

Panel 2: An Overview of Local, State and Federal Programs and Policies

  • Amy Solomon, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Professor Stephen Saltzburg, Criminal Justice Section Delegate and Past Chair, American Bar Association

Panel 3: Legal Standards Governing Employers’ Consideration of Criminal Arrest and Conviction Records