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EEOC Nominee Withdraws His Nomination

Posted by Frank Steinberg | Aug 16, 2007 | 0 Comments

After an 11 month delay and much partisan rancor, David Palmer, President Bush's nominee to chair the EEOC — the agency that enforces the federal anti-discrimination laws — has asked that his nomination be withdrawn.  Among the criticisms that have been leveled at Palmer while working in EEOC's litigation enforcement section: filing a disproportionate number of enforcement actions alleging racial discrimination against whites, and focusing on religious discrimination.  Here's the story from the Washington Post.

No word so far on another nominee.

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Frank Steinberg

Frank is the founder and principal of Steinberg Law, LLC. A Jersey boy born and bred, he focuses on employment litigation and counseling, business litigation,  and aviation law. Following law school and a clerkship in the federal district court Frank spent his early career with large litigation ...

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