Legal Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Peggy R. Mastroianni is Associate Legal Counsel of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She is responsible for developing Commission guidance under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Recent policy documents developed under Ms. Mastroianni's direction address National Origin Discrimination, Discrimination Based on Genetic Information, and the Application of EEO Laws to the Contingent Workforce. Ms. Mastroianni also directed the development of ADA guidance on Reasonable Accommodation, Disability Related Inquiries and Medical Examinations, Workers' Compensation, Psychiatric Conditions, and the meaning of the terms "Disability" and "Qualified." Ms. Mastroianni has been a contributing author to "Employment Discrimination Law" (BNA 1996) and "Sexual Harassment in Employment Law" (BNA 1992), and she has served on the Board of Directors of the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia. Ms. Mastroianni graduated from Cornell University, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and the Fordham University Law School. In May, 2003, she was elected a fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.