Monday, July 3, 2006
The EEOC will hold its annual federal sector EXCEL Conference from July 24-27 at Caeser's Palace in Las Vegas. Speakers will include EEOC Vice Chair Naomi C. Earp and Commissioner Christine M. Griffin. There will be seven plenary sessions, 52 workshops, and two specialty tracks – one for Hearings Preparation and one for the new Advanced Mediation and Negotiation Skills Track. Participants -- ranging from EEO managers, supervisors and specialists, attorneys, human resource professionals, and union officials -- will receive information on recent developments in employment law and changes in agency procedures. In addition to EEOC officials, the event features speakers from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA), and the private sector.