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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Partner Link

Partner Contact
202-663-4900 or 800-669-4000

Population Served

People in the U.S. who are employees or job applicants


EEOC is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

  • Has the authority to investigate charges of discrimination against employers who are covered by the law
  • Works to prevent discrimination before it occurs through outreach, education and technical assistance programs.