On August 2, President Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Daniel Gade for the last open seat on the five-member U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Who serves on the EEOC matters to employers because the commission issues regulations and guidance interpreting and implementing the nation’s anti-discrimination laws and files lawsuits to advance its favored legal theories.
Previously, Gade served in the George W. Bush administration, working on policy issues relating to veterans, military healthcare and disabilities. Gade is an advocate for getting disabled veterans into the workforce.
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