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.
- 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