The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has taken significant steps to implement stronger oversight over the agency’s litigation policy, which for years has been set largely by the agency’s General Counsel (GC) rather than the Commissioners themselves. In particular, the Commission has adopted a significant revision to the litigation authority previously delegated to the GC. In addition, the agency is implementing a pilot program that will give the Commissioners greater say in the positions taken in agency friend-of-the-court briefs filed in cases in which the Commission is not a party.

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