Word on the street is that the EEOC has launched a pilot program that will allow potential complainants to electronically submit Initial Inquiries and Schedule Intake Interviews with the Agency. As you know, Initial Inquiries and Intake interviews are typically the first steps for individuals seeking to file discrimination charges with the EEOC. The EEOC receives about 200,000 inquiries per year resulting in approximately 90,000 of those inquiries becoming formal discrimination charges.
The E-pilot program was launched on March 13th in the following EEOC five offices, Charlotte, Chicago, New Orleans, Phoenix, and Seattle. Read more about the program.
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