Did you know that the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported a 15% increase in the number of workplace discrimination charge filings during fiscal year 2008? Did you also know that although the most frequently filed charges involve race, sex, and retaliation, the biggest increases were in age and retaliation charges? Do you know the steps that you should take if an employee alleges an EEOC violation? Learn what you should do by reading this month’s featured article by the HR Pros at MyHRSupportCenter, The ABCs for an EEOC Complaint.
No matter how trivial or petty a complaint may seem, the company’s response can make the difference between preventing an EEOC claim and defending against it. This month’s article highlights how the company should formulate its response, revolving the guideline of cooperation, information, and communication. Learn how you should formulate your position statement and why you should include a concise position, the company’s equal employment opportunity (EEO) policies, and any evidence of non-discrimination.