Carolyn Wheeler Speaks to Law360 About EEOC Enforcement Strategy

September 27, 2023

KBK partner Carolyn Wheeler recently opined about the EEOC’s newly publicized enforcement strategy in the Law360 article, “3 Takeaways from EEOC’s Finalized Enforcement Strategy.”

On Sept. 21, the EEOC released its strategic enforcement plan for 2024-2028, highlighting several of the agency’s key priorities. Among the highlights of the plan are a commitment to supporting DEIA practices and cracking down on unfair hiring practices. Ms. Wheeler praised the initiative to limit the use of artificial intelligence programs that create barriers to diverse hiring, noting that “a government agency is better equipped to discover what’s going on and challenge it than individuals are.”

Ms. Wheeler also voiced support for the EEOC’s focus on DEIA programs, remarking that it’s important that the agency “give some guidance on that area.”

Read the full article here.

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