Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Full Resource Name:

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

15 New Sudbury Street
JFK Federal Building Room 475
Boston, MA 02203-0506

(800) 669-4000

https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/portal/

Description:

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.

Primary Services:

  • Employment Discrimination Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

Mon-Fri 8:30AM-5:00PM; Intake Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30AM-3:00PM

Intake Process:

Call or Visit Website for Information

Program Fees:

No Fees

Eligibility:

All

Is Shelter?

No

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