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Jenny Yang Stepping Down as OFCCP Director

Jenny Yang announced earlier today in a letter to OFCCP stakeholders that she will step down from her position as Director of the OFCCP, effective March 31, 2023. Director Yang will begin a new position as the Deputy Assistant to the President for Racial Justice and Equity at the White House Domestic Policy Council as of April 3, 2023. In her new role she will work on “a broad range of issues, including equal opportunity in employment, criminal justice, democracy and voting, disability policy, Native Affairs, racial wealth gap, and many others”

Director Yang announced that OFCCP Deputy Director Michele Hodge will serve as the Acting Director of the OFCCP after Director Yang concludes her tenure tomorrow. Director Yang stated that the OFCCP will continue to play “a critical role in the years ahead to ensure that our nation’s once-in-a-generation investments in our infrastructure and economy create opportunities for us all to access good jobs with family sustaining wages.”

We wish Director Yang the best of luck in her new endeavor and congratulate Deputy Director Hodge in her new role as Interim Director.

Jackson Lewis P.C. © 2023National Law Review, Volume XIII, Number 90
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Laura Mitchell, Jackson Lewis, Management Representation lawyer, Contractual Drafting Attorney
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Laura A. Mitchell is a Principal in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She represents management exclusively in all areas of employment law, focusing on affirmative action and government contractor compliance.

Ms. Mitchell is a Principal in the firm’s Affirmative Action and OFCCP Defense practice group, representing government and non-government contractors in Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) matters, preparing for and defending OFCCP audits, and counseling employers on issues stemming...

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Nicholas R. Santucci is an associate in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counseling.

Nick’s practice includes drafting affirmative action plans, conducting pay equity analyses, and providing advice and counsel for pay data reporting and EEO laws. He also assists federal contractors with employment law compliance.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Nick worked at a large...

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