Burlington GC Janet Dhillon, Trump's Pick for EEOC, Discloses Ethics Pledge, Salary

Burlington Stores Inc. general counsel Janet Dhillon will leave behind her in-house role and a $1.5 million salary, if she's confirmed for an open seat on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Her financial disclosure and ethics agreement were posted Thursday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics.

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