At The Podium

EEOC Charges: What to expect when your company receives a charge of discrimination and how to prevent charges in the future

Date: June 20, 2017

Event: Oklahoma City Metro Employer Council

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Kristin Simpsen
Kristin Simpsen

While speaking at the April 2017 meeting of the Oklahoma City Metro Employer Council, McAfee & Taft labor and employment attorney Kristin Simpsen explains the role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in investigating allegations of workplace discrimination, discusses the steps employers must take to respond to an EEOC charge, and provides practical advice for establishing proactive employment practices and policies designed to avoid or defend future charges of discrimination.

Topics include:

  • What actions and behaviors constitute discrimination in the workplace?
  • How to respond to an EEOC charge of discrimination
  • Next steps after the EEOC has issued its findings
  • How to prevent or defend future EEOC charges
  • Importance of documentation