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EEOC's Jenny Yang aims to teach agencies the ABCs of hiring individuals with disabilities

Jenny Yang has been the EEOC's new chairwoman only for two months, but she's already outlined her overarching goal: to make it easier for agencies to hire employees with disabilities, and increase their overall number. Yang also used National Disability Employment Awareness Month to start immediately improving the hiring process.

Tags: Jenny Yang , hiring , workforce , disability hiring , diversity , Emily Kopp , Matt Wingfield

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 11:35am EST
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Jenny Yang, Chairwoman, EEOC

About 12 percent of federal employees say they have disabilities. The hiring of more has become a focal point of the Obama administration. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just wrapped up a month of focusing on this issue, during which it published guidance for agencies, hosted a Twitter town hall and launched a new data collection effort. New EEOC Chairwoman Jenny Yang told Federal News Radio's Emily Kopp the agency is trying to help the government be a model employer of people with disabilities, while it does a better job itself.

Tags: Jenny Yang , Emily Kopp , Federal Drive , hiring , workforce , disability hiring , diversity

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 11:04am EST
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Carlton Hadden, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal agencies are too quick to dismiss employee discrimination charges, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC reversed a third of all cases dismissed by agencies between 2008 and 2012 without investigations or hearings. The agency received more than 1,500 dismissal appeals in fiscal 2012, and remanded nearly 700 back to agencies. Carlton Hadden is director of the Office of Federal Operations for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss what federal managers can do to avoid having decisions overturned.

Tags: Carlton Hadden , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:25am EDT
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AFGE issues 10 challenges to new EEOC chair

President Barack Obama named Jenny R. Yang as the new EEOC chair Tuesday, but one employee union has already given her a list of issues they'd like to see her tackle.

Tags: Jenny Yang , AFGE , Jacqueline Berrien , sequestration , furloughs , Michael OConnell , workforce

Wednesday - 09/03/2014, 04:46pm EDT

Agencies face challenges in bringing equal opportunity information to remote workforce

With more people teleworking or working at remote locations, agencies face a tough time providing the equal opportunity information they're required by law to provide their dispersed workforce. A new report from EEOC offers some solutions for agencies.

Tags: workforce , oversight , complaints , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:53pm EDT

Robert Canino, Regional Attorney, Dallas District Office, EEOC

Creativity helps a federal attorney catch the bad guys. Robert Canino is regional attorney at the Dallas District Office for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He's a finalist for a Service to America medal in the Career Achievement category for his history of creative legal prosecutions. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained how he uses civil rights law to prosecute human trafficking cases. View a photo gallery of Sammies finalists. Read an exclusive Q&A with Canino.

Tags: Robert Canino , Sammies , Service to America Medals , In Depth

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:12pm EDT
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EEOC attorney finds creative ways to uphold antidiscrimination laws

For nearly three decades, Robert A. Canino has been a champion for the underdog, finding creative solutions to protect the most vulnerable from discrimination.

Tags: Robert Canino , Service to America Medals , Sammies , In Depth

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 06:27pm EDT

Upcoming training for federal employees

WIFLE president Cathy Sanz and Dexter Brooks, with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will discuss upcoming federal employee training programs that their organizations are sponsoring.
August 8, 2014

Tags: workforce , Cathy Sanz , WIFLE , leadership training , leadership development , Dexter Brooks , EEOC executive leadership training , Anthony Vergnetti , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Fed Talk , human resources

Friday - 08/08/2014, 07:30pm EDT
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MicroPact helps EEOC hit the trifecta: cloud, open source, reduced costs

EEOC CIO Kimberly Hancher and Mike Cerniglia from MicroPact discuss how cloud computing, and open sourcing reduced her agency's IT costs.
June 10, 2014

Tags: technology , cloud computing , open source , Kimberly Hancher , Mike Cerniglia , MicroPact , data management , 462 conference , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , information technology

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 08:56pm EDT
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Victoria Lipnic, commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The EEOC explores social media in the workplace.

Tags: Victoria Lipnic , social media

Friday - 03/21/2014, 10:54am EDT
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