Category Archives: Conciliation

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission may have the employer remedy in good faith, called conciliation, issues of discrimination at work. Does conciliation work?

Common-Sense Suggestions to the EEOC

The EEOC has extremely important tasks in receiving and handling charges of employment discrimination, harassment, or retaliation, but is following self-defeating procedures and failing to solve longstanding problems. Some common-sense changes would work far better for the Commission, the charging parties, and employers, and would make the Commission’s limited resources more productive. Here are my ideas. Continue reading

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Why Does the EEOC Make Mistakes? Keeping a Fair Perspective

Over the years, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has been routinely criticized by charging parties, plaintiffs’ attorneys, respondents, and attorneys for respondents, as to virtually every aspect of the Commission’s activities including the filing, investigation, and conciliation of charges, and the Commission’s litigation. While the problems are real and create difficulties for both sides, it is important to keep a fair perspective. Continue reading

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