What you should do about that EEOC complaint that happened during the shutdown

by Michael Haberman on February 20, 2019 · 0 comments


It would be nice to think that during the partial shutdown of the Federal government that ended January 26th, that employers stopped discriminating and employees stopped filing complaints. However, that was not the case. Since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was one of the agencies not funded during the shutdown that world was put on hold. Cases could not be heard, complaints could not be followed up on, resolutions could not be reached, and reports could not be filed. If you were one of the companies or individuals affected by this you may wonder what is going to happen. The EEOC has issued an answer in the form of a guidance document. called What You Should Know About the Impact of the Lapse in Appropriations on EEOC Timelines.

The basic answer is that deadlines have been moved and someone from the EEOC will contact people and organizations who missed hearings. So read the document and act accordingly.

 

 


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