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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. and is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She also is the Co-Leader of the Affirmative Action Compliance, and OFCCP Defense Practice Group and Chair of the firm's Pay Equity group.

Ms. Chin has 25 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 EEOC and OFCCP complaint investigations, including “glass ceiling” audits and claims of systemic discrimination in pay, hiring, promotion, and termination.

Ms. Chin works with a team of affirmative action plan (AAP) analysts and data specialists in the preparation of AAPs, and EEO-1 and VETS-4212 reports 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 clients to design and conduct in-depth analyses of compensation and bonus awards systems to identify and address potential problems before they arise.

Honors and Recognitions

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Connecticut Industry Liaison Group, Counsel
  • Melville Chamber of Commerce, former member of Board of Directors
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Northeast Region 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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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

May 28, 2019
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Joy Chin Comments on Implications of the EEOC Setting a Deadline for Employers to Submit Pay Data

May 28, 2019

 Joy Chin comments on the implications of how small businesses preparing pay data on employees for submission to the EEOC in "Deadline set on reporting pay data to government," published by Newsday. Subscription may be required to view article.  Read More

March 31, 2019
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Joy Chin Comments on Implications of New Ruling Restoring EEO-1 Pay Data Requirements

March 31, 2019

Joy Chin comments on the implications of the EEO-1 pay data collection requirements becoming reinstated in "What employers need to know about new pay data requirement, published by Newsday. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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July 10, 2019

New York Governor Signs Bills Aimed at Combating Salary Inequality

July 10, 2019

New York’s equal pay law prohibiting wage differentials based on protected class status was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on July 10, 2019. The new equal pay law will be effective on October 8, 2019. The Governor also signed into law a bar on employers inquiring about job applicants’ past salary history. The salary history law... Read More

June 24, 2019

New York Adopts Laws Aimed at Combating Salary Inequality and Race Discrimination

June 24, 2019

In the final days of its 2019 Session, the New York State Legislature passed three bills that, respectively, will bar employers from inquiring about applicants’ past salary history, prohibit wage differentials based on protected class status, and ban race discrimination based on an employee’s hair or hairstyle. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo... Read More

May 2, 2019

EEOC Announces Plans to Collect 2017 and 2018 Pay Data by September 30, 2019

May 2, 2019

On May 1, the EEOC announced plans to collect pay data for both calendar year 2017 and calendar year 2018 by September 30, 2019. A copy of the announcement scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on May 3 is available here. Given this development, a government appeal seems unlikely, but we will continue to monitor and will... Read More

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New York Adopts Laws Aimed at Combating Salary Inequality and Race Discrimination
June 24, 2019

In the final days of its 2019 Session, the New York State Legislature passed three bills that, respectively, will bar employers from inquiring about applicants’ past salary history, prohibit wage differentials based on protected class status, and ban race discrimination based on an employee’s hair or hairstyle. Governor Andrew M. Read More

By Jonathan L. Bing, Richard I. Greenberg and K. Joy Chin

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