Developments at the EEOC: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it is seeking public comment on revisions to Management Directive 110 (MD-110), which governs the processing of federal sector EEO complaints along with 29 C.F.R. Part 1614. The EEOC's revised draft MD-110 is available through regulations.gov. Interested parties may submit their comments on the proposed revisions via regulations.gov by April 25, 2014.
News from the Whitehouse: On January 31, 2014, President Obama issued a new presidential memorandum, "Enhancing Safeguards to Prevent the Undue Denial of Federal Employment Opportunities to the Unemployed and Those Facing Financial Difficulty Through No Fault of Their Own." This presidential memorandum highlighted several issues concerning how unemployment and financial distress can impact federal employment.