The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is the U.S. government agency that handles employment discrimination and retaliation claims under certain federal laws. Filing a Charge of Discrimination with the EEOC is required before certain types of claims can be raised in a lawsuit.
Treating an employee adversely because of one or more of the following characteristics
Prohibited conduct under these laws includes maintaining a hostile work environment (i.e., “harassment”) becuase of one of the above-referenced traits.
Taking adverse action against an employee for engaging in “protected activity” such as:
INVESTIGATION (If Not Settled at Mediation)
CONCLILIATION (If Violations Are Found)
NOTICE OF RIGHT TO SUE
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