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Employment law

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in government, social sciences

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC was formed in 1964 in the U .S . in to do away with bias based on colour , national origin , race , religion or sex in employment . It accepts complaints in respect of discrimination , which it investigates and endeavours to remedy through reconciliation . In case of failure in this endeavour , it brings suit in federal court

Such charges can be d either by telephone , mail or at the EEOC office . In to obtain more information , an aggrieved person can contact the EEOC by making a call to [banner_entry_middle]

the toll free numbers . Moreover interpreters ‘ help for those employing sign language is provided in to enable the filing of a charge

Charges falling under Title VII , alleging such discrimination have to be submitted to the EEOC within 180 days of such acts . If the state in question has implemented antidiscrimination legislation through an agency , then complaints have to be made before such an agency . Moreover a charge can be d with the EEOC , in such jurisdictions , either within 300 days of the discriminatory act or within 30 days of having been intimated by the state agency that it has concluded it ‘s processing of the charge , whichever is earlier . The ideal and practical recourse is to approach the EEOC , the moment that discrimination is suspected because charges or complaints d after these time frames have lapsed may not be considered

All private employers come under the ambit of Title VII and the ADA if they employ more than 14 persons . At the time of filing such charges the following information is to be provided , namely , the complainant ‘s name address and telephone number name , address and telephone number of the employer a succinct account of the discriminatory incident and particulars of when such an alleged violation transpired

The EEOC s suit if it is convinced that discrimination occurred and if its conciliation efforts have not yielded results . A private suit can be d within 90 days of receiving a notice of right-to-sue from EEOC Further , suit can be d within 90 days of intimation from the Commission that it has either dismissed or brought to an end the proceedings in cases involving timely charges of age discrimination

If there is discrimination under the Equal Pay Act or EPA , which is also a violation of Title VII , then it is permissible to charges concurrently under both laws . Such cases have to be d within two years of the incident . In such cases also , if the EEOC is convinced that discrimination had taken place and if its rapprochement efforts meet with failure , then the EEOC can a case in the federal court on behalf of the victim

The procedure adopted by the EEOC is that it first , obtains information in respect of the suspected discrimination and then drafts a charge Second , it informs the employer in respect of this charge . Third , if it is established that discrimination transpired , and then the EEOC makes attempts… [banner_entry_footer]

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