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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Definition - What does Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) mean?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC is a federal agency that is responsible for employment discrimination prevention. The agency is also responsible for enforcing and interpreting laws that support the prevention of employment discrimination.

Justipedia explains Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The EEOC is also responsible for publishing data on working women and minorities. While collecting this data, the agency takes into account factors like employees' racial, ethnic and gender makeup. The information collected through surveys is distributed to other agencies and the public.

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