Essay on Discrimination Compliant

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Discrimination Compliant The Constitution of the United States was put in place so that individual rights would be protected regardless of race, creed, color or national origin. When an individual's rights are violated i.e. in the workplace, there are systems set in place to right the wrong. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was put in place to protect the rights of an individual in the workplace. If the case cannot be handled by the EEOC then the matter will proceed from the state level, through the Federal court on up to the Supreme Court until the matter is resolved. There can only be one winner and the plaintiff must have sufficient evidence to support the claim. In the discrimination complaint and civil …show more content…

In addition, John has 180 days from the date of the alleged violation to file with the EEOC in order to make sure his rights have been protected. The employer also has to be notified that the charge has been filed against them. The EEOC will conduct an investigation to determine whether of not an act of discrimination has occurred and what the best course of action will be to proceed. "If the evidence establishes that discrimination has occurred, the employer and the charging party will be informed of this letter of determination that explains the finding. If the case is successfully conciliated, or if a case has earlier been successfully mediated or settled, neither EEOC nor the charging party may go to court unless the conciliation, mediation, or settlement agreement is not honored. If EEOC is unable to successfully conciliate the case, the agency will decide whether to bring suit in federal court. If EEOC decides not to sue, it will issue a notice closing the case and giving the charging party 90 days in which to file a lawsuit on his or her own behalf (EEOC, 2003, p.3). After the receiving the notice of a "right to sue" from EEOC the party that filed the discrimination charge may

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