The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) was created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect American workers from being discriminated against.
The agency’s sole purpose is to enforce federal laws that protect against biased treatment and discrimination and retaliation in the workplace.
If you feel as though you have been discriminated against for any reason, contact the legal professionals at The Friedmann Firm to speak with a qualified EEOC attorney in Cleveland, Ohio today.
The EEOC Ohio was created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it is responsible for enforcing federal laws that makes it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or employee for reasons related to their race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age (40 and over), national origin, disability, or genetic information.
You may not know that it is often a prerequisite to file a Charge of Discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and obtain a Right to Sue before you file a lawsuit for discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims. This process is necessary if you are bringing any federal employment discrimination claims. The experienced Cleveland Ohio EEOC attorneys with The Friedmann Firm can be invaluable in helping you navigate this process.
Before a lawsuit is filed, the EEOC will investigate the allegations of discrimination to make a fair and accurate finding. If they find discrimination has occurred, they may offer you mediation. In the event of this, it is highly beneficial to have a Cleveland Ohio EEOC attorney to represent you through this process.
During the mediation process, you will have a chance to sit down with the representative from your former employer. This gives you a chance to discuss the facts surrounding the case to learn your employers side of the story, which can be very valuable information in the event that a lawsuit is filed. It is very likely that your former employer will have an attorney throughout this process, and you do not want to be left without representation and risk being taken advantage of. If the case is not able to be settled through this process and the EEOC does decide to file a lawsuit, it would be valuable to have secured the counsel of a Cleveland EEOC attorney to assist you.
If you have been a victim of workplace discrimination, call the Friedmann Firm today to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable and experienced Ohio EEOC attorneys today. Our consultations are always free and confidential. Don’t make a mistake you’ll regret, let us represent you through the entire process. If you are starting a new job, changing jobs, or if you find yourself in situation where you suspect discrimination, our Cleveland employment discrimination lawyer will be there with you through every step of the process. We will ensure that you are treated fairly in the workplace. We offer free consultations, call The Friedmann Firm at 440-703-8550 today to speak to one of our legal professionals.