Post COVID-19: The Unknown World

Free Admission

Admission free with paid TILG membership. If not a paid TILG member, you need to pay the Visitor Fee prior to attending. This option only available to 1 person in non-member company per calendar year.

  • June 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Post COVID-19:  The Unknown World

The global pandemic known as COVID-19 began in Wuhan, China in the fall of 2019.  COVID-19 had produced distrust between nations, death and destruction, national origin discrimination, GINA issues, ADA concerns

Learning Outcomes:
Participants will leave with a great understanding of COVID-19 and how do we as employers handle harassment and reasonable accommodation issues going forward.

  • What is COVID-19?
  • The Differences Between the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and GINA (Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act).
  • What is a reasonable accommodation?
  • The Interactive Process
  • What Are the Reasonable Accommodation Concerns Post COVID-19?



Thomas M. Colclough currently serves as the Acting District Director of EEOC’s Charlotte District.  Thomas has over 25 years of experience with EEOC investigating charges and complaints of discrimination and leading high performing teams.  He has served in various leadership positions at EEOC, e.g., Enforcement Supervisor, Local Director, Area Director, and Systemic Coordinator.

In August 2014, Thomas was promoted to the position of Deputy District Director. In June 2018, he assumed the position of Acting District Director. In this position, he plays a key role in fulfilling the agency’s mission through strategic enforcement management and planning.

A native of North Carolina, Thomas attended Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  He earned his Master of Science degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  Thomas is also a graduate of the military’s Command and General Staff College and the Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Executive Institute.

In 2005, Thomas retired from the North Carolina National Guard after 23 years of service (active, reserve and guard) at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

He lives in Clayton, North Carolina with his wife Cassandra. They have two adult children, Sara and Greyson.


George Rouse, III is the Assistant District Director for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs’ Raleigh Area Office. George began his federal career as a Contract Specialist with the Environmental Protection Agency in 1991 and was recruited under the agency’s “Outstanding Scholar” program. He joined the U.S. Department of Labor in 1997 as a Compliance Officer in the Raleigh office and has held a variety of management positions in the Washington, DC, Richmond, VA and Charlotte, NC District Offices. George is an honors graduate from North Carolina Central University and is a third-generation sports coach for underprivileged youth in the Raleigh area.

Mr. Rouse, III will speak on the topic of the “OFCCP ADDRESSING COVID-19” will focus on the agency’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and any current OFCCP updates.



Meeting Link

Please register with first & last name. The meeting number and password will be emailed to you prior to the June 5th meeting. 



Meeting Link

Please register with first & last name. The meeting number and password will be emailed to you prior to the June 5th meeting.