Nancy Holt Selected as Newest Faculty Member with The Institute for Workplace Equality

Date   Sep 17, 2019

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Nancy Holt, Partner in the firm’s Washington D.C. office, is the newest addition to The Institute for Workplace Equality’s (“The Institute”) faculty. She was selected to serve alongside 12 other members from various firms.

The Institute’s mission is to provide training and education to assist federal contractors in understanding and complying with their non-discrimination and affirmative action obligations, and in developing and maintaining compliant and effective workplace policies and practices.

Nancy Holt focuses her practice on the representation of management in both traditional labor and employment matters.  She has defended employers in relation to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination actions in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.  Nancy also assists federal contractors and subcontractors in understanding their affirmative action obligations under Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and VEVRAA, developing and drafting affirmative action programs (AAPs), and defending OFCCP audits and charges of discrimination.

Nancy focuses her traditional labor practice on assisting airline clients in grievance resolution matters, including grievance arbitrations, and has represented management in union representation matters before the National Mediation Board (NMB).  She also has experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements for air carriers under the Railway Labor Act (RLA) and in representing airline clients in federal court proceedings, OFCCP audits and agency complaint investigations.

More about The Institute for Workplace Equality

The Institute for Workplace Equality (“The Institute”) is a national nonprofit employer association based in Washington, DC.  The Institute trains and educates federal contractors in understanding and complying with their affirmative action and equal employment opportunity obligations. The Institute’s programs also address related human resource management strategies to assist employers in creating and maintaining diverse organizations free from workplace bias. For information about The Institute, please visit