EEOC Resumes Issuing Notices Allowing Workers to Sue Employers

Aug. 3, 2020, 5:28 PM

Workers awaiting a go-ahead from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to sue their employers over allegations of discrimination will soon hear from the agency on next steps.

The EEOC will resume issuing charge closure documents Monday, an action the agency paused in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Charge closure documents indicate that the agency has completed reviewing a worker’s bias allegations, and explain what the worker can do next.

“Recognizing that further delays in issuing charge closure documents could negatively impact both parties’ ability to protect and exercise their rights effectively, the EEOC is resuming its issuance of ...

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