Executive Order 12068—Litigation Against Public Sector Employers
PROVIDING FOR TRANSFER TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF
CERTAIN FUNCTIONS UNDER SECTION 707 OF TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT
OF 1964, AS AMENDED
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including Section 9 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 (43 FR 19807), in order to clarify the Attorney General's authority to initiate public sector litigation under Section 707 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000e-6), it is ordered as follows:
1-1. Section 707 Functions of the Attorney General.
1-101. Section 5 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 (43 FR 19807) shall become effective on July 1, 1978.
1-102. The functions transferred to the Attorney General by Section 5 of Reorganization Plan Number 1 of 1978 shall, consistent with Section 707 of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, be performed in accordance with Department of Justice procedures heretofore followed under Section 707.
The White House,
June 30, 1978.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 4:24 p.m., June 30, 1978]
Jimmy Carter, Executive Order 12068—Litigation Against Public Sector Employers Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/249074