How To Respond to an EEOC or OCRC Charge of Discrimination

My company has received a charge of discrimination from the EEOC or OCRC.  Now what do I do?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) enforce federal (EEOC) and Ohio’s (OCRC) anti-discrimination laws.  Employees may file a charge with the EEOC/OCRC against their employer alleging sexual harassment or discrimination based on gender/sex (including pregnancy), race, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, or military status. 

If you receive a charge, take the following steps*: Continue reading