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K. Joy Chin

Principal
New York Metro
Long Island

P 631-247-4613
F 631-247-0417
Joy.Chin@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Joy Chin is a Principal in the Long Island, New York, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She is the Co-Leader of the Affirmative Action Compliance and OFCCP Defense Practice Group and 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 30, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q1 Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter 2018

April 30, 2018

Please enjoy our Diversity and Inclusion Committee Newsletter for the first quarter of 2018. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events... Read More

April 25, 2018
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Joy Chin and Eric Felsberg Discuss Leveraging Employee Data

April 25, 2018

Joy Chin and Eric Felsberg discuss leveraging employee data so employers can make better hiring decisions and reduce termination rates in "Getting the Most from Employee Data," published by Chief Executive Magazine.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 6, 2018
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Joy Chin Comments on Implications of the Pay Equity Gap

April 6, 2018

Joy Chin comments on implications of states passing equal pay laws that will make it easier for workers to prove equal pay claims in "GC Cheat Sheet: The Hottest Corporate News Of The Week," published by Law360. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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March 12, 2019

Rethinking Pay Equity: Overcoming the Impact of Prior Salary Information

March 12, 2019

This is the first in our four-part series titled “Rethinking Pay Equity,” a special series of legal alerts aimed at providing practical guidance to help employers address the many new rules, regulations, and best practices around equal pay in preparation for Equal Pay Day 2019. The series will culminate with a unique, complimentary... Read More

May 15, 2018

Vermont Bans Inquiries into Job Applicants’ Salary and Benefit History

May 15, 2018

Beginning July 1, 2018, employers in Vermont will be prohibited from requiring a prospective employee to disclose his or her salary and benefit history under legislation (H.B. 294) signed by Governor Phil Scott on May 11, 2018. The new law also bars employers from seeking an applicant’s salary history without his or her authorization... Read More

April 18, 2018

Massachusetts Equal Pay Act Calculation Tool: What Employers Need to Know

April 18, 2018

Ever since Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the state Equal Pay Act (MEPA) on August 1, 2016, employers have been seeking direction on how employee pay should be analyzed to withstand scrutiny under the new law. MEPA goes into effect on July 1, 2018. On March 1, 2018, the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General (OAG)... Read More

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Equal Pay Day is April 2, 2019. Are You Ready?
March 12, 2019

The Jackson Lewis Pay Equity Resource Group is pleased to announce a special series to help employers prepare for Equal Pay Day. Read More

Federal Judge Reinstates EEOC Pay Data Collection, Effective Immediately
March 5, 2019

A U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia vacated the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) stay of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) revised EEO-1 form and the September 15, 2017, Federal Register Notice implementing the stay (Staying the Effectiveness of the EEO-1 Pay Data Collection, 82 Fed. Reg. 43362). Read More

Michigan Bars State Employer Inquiries into Salary History
January 11, 2019

One week after taking office, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a directive that prohibits state departments and agencies from asking about current or previous salaries until after extending a conditional offer of employment with proposed salary. Executive Directive No. Read More