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K. Joy Chin

Principal
Long Island

P 631-247-4613
F 631-247-0417
ChinJ@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Joy Chin is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is co-chair of the firm’s Pay Equity Resource Group.

Ms. Chin has over 20 years’ experience helping employers navigate EEO and affirmative action regulations in the course of running their businesses. She regularly works with corporate counsel and human resources managers to develop practical approaches to EEO and affirmative action compliance. Ms. Chin successfully has defended employers in litigation, OFCCP audits and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) complaint investigations, including “glass ceiling” audits and claims of systemic discrimination in pay, hiring, promotion and termination.

Ms. Chin oversees a team of AAP analysts and data specialists in the preparation of hundreds of affirmative action plans (AAPs), EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports each year for the firm’s government contractor clients. In addition, Ms. Chin and the firm’s team of Ph.D. and Master’s statisticians work closely with national clients to design and conduct in-depth analyses of compensation and bonus awards systems to identify and address potential problems before they arise.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Connecticut Industry Liaison Group, Counsel
  • Melville Chamber of Commerce, former member of Board of Directors
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Northeast Regional Corporate Industry Liaison Group, Treasurer
  • Society for Human Resource Management Long Island Chapter, formerly served on Diversity and Inclusion Council
  • Suffolk County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Committee, former co-chair

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April 9, 2017
Newsday

K. Joy Chin Comments on EEOC Pay Equity Regulations

April 9, 2017

K. Joy Chin comments on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission requiring certain employers to start providing employee pay data by March 2018 in "New rules require large firms to report pay data by gender, race," published by Newsday. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

March 16, 2017
SHRM

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez and K. Joy Chin Author "Puerto Rico Passes Pay Equity Law"

March 16, 2017

Maralyssa Álvarez-Sánchez and K. Joy Chin author "Puerto Rico Passes Pay Equity Law," published by SHRM. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

February 17, 2017
Wolters Kluwer Employment Law Daily

Jackson Lewis Attorneys Provide Commentary, Insight in Wolters Kluwer Briefing on Labor and Employment Law Developments for 2017

February 17, 2017

Commentary and insight from Jackson Lewis attorneys K. Joy Chin, Paul Patten, Richard I. Greenberg, Jeffrey W. Brecher, Joy M. Napier-Joyce, Howard M. Bloom and Philip B. Rosen are featured in Wolters Kluwer's "Federal agencies: What happened in 2016-will 2017 be different?", a briefing on labor and... Read More

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August 16, 2017

Affirmative Action in College Admissions to Become a Justice Department Priority?

August 16, 2017

The Trump Administration is preparing to focus on affirmative action in college admissions, according to The New York Times, which reportedly obtained an internal announcement to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division (CRD). The announcement, The Times said, directs the Division to redirect resources to investigate and... Read More

June 15, 2017

Business Group Files Amended Complaint in Lawsuit Challenging Philadelphia Wage History Law

June 15, 2017

Philadelphia’s Wage History Ordinance, initially scheduled to take effect on May 23, 2017, remains on hold. The Ordinance has been subject to a federal court stay pending resolution of a lawsuit for a preliminary injunction brought by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. The City of Philadelphia agreed to halt enforcement of... Read More

May 11, 2017

Using Predictive Analytics to Change History

May 11, 2017

Last year, women made 80¢ on the dollar compared to men. That persistent pay gap has hovered around 80% for the last several years. States, cities, and federal enforcement agencies are thus trying a variety of new tactics to “close the gap.” The most interesting, and as many believe creative, approach to gain popularity in the past year... Read More

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So You Thought You Were Ready for an OFCCP Audit? The Release of a New Scheduling Letter and Itemized Listing Changes Everything

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Vetoes Wage History Legislation
July 25, 2017

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would have prohibited employers from requesting salary history information from prospective employees. Read More

Will New Jersey Be Next to Jump on the (Wage History) “Ban” Wagon?
July 18, 2017

New Jersey is moving closer to enacting a law that would prohibit employers from inquiring about applicants’ salary histories. The bill, passed in the Democratic-controlled state Assembly and now the state Senate, is one of several similar bills that have passed or are being considered across the country. Read More

Will New Jersey Be Next to Jump on the (Wage History) “Ban” Wagon?
July 18, 2017

New Jersey is moving closer to enacting a law that would prohibit employers from inquiring about applicants’ salary histories. The bill, passed in the Democratic-controlled state Assembly and now the state Senate, is one of several similar bills that have passed or are being considered across the country. Read More