Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Purpose: 
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit. Most employers with at least 15 employees are covered by EEOC laws (20 employees in age discrimination cases). Most labor unions and employment agencies are also covered. The laws apply to all types of work situations, including hiring, firing, promotions, harassment, training, wages, and benefits.
Services Provided: 

If you believe you have been discriminated against by an employer, labor union, or employment agency, when applying for a job or while on the job because of your race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, or believe that you have been discriminated against because of opposing a prohibited practice or participating in an equal employment opportunity matter, you may file a charge of discrimination with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Charges may be filed in person, by mail, or by telephone.

Mailing Address: 
GH Fallon Federal Building
31 Hopkins Plaza, Suite 1432
Baltimore, MD 21201
1-800-669-4000
FAX: 
410-209-2221