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Ask the HR Lady: EEOC Racial Discrimination Complaint

Posted by on Mar 31, 2011 in Advice, Discrimination, Featured Articles | 0 comments

Ask the HR Lady: EEOC Racial Discrimination Complaint

Dear HR Lady: I just received a letter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission saying I had a complaint filed against me for racial discrimination.  What should I do?!   ~Robert, Michigan Dear Robert:   If you have an attorney, call her.  If you don’t, seriously consider hiring one.  Discrimination complaints are serious business and can result in settlements and fees that could shut down your business.  Aside from the legalities, seriously examine whether or not the allegation might be true.  If it might be true, consider offering workplace training to ensure that everyone is clear about what it means to treat people fairly at work.  Good luck and...

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