Last week I introduced the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) and their Strategic Enforcement Plan (SEP). You may recall that the Commission identified three objectives for their Strategic Plan:
- Combat employment discrimination through strategic law enforcement;
- Prevent employment discrimination through education and outreach;
- Deliver excellent and consistent service through a skilled and diverse workforce and effective systems.
The first objective led to the development of the Strategic Enforcement Plan. The two requirements for the plan were first, to establish EEOC priorities and second, to integrate the agency’s investigation, conciliation and litigation responsibilities in the private, state and local government sectors; adjudicatory and oversight responsibilities in the federal sector; and research policy development, and education and outreach activities. Continue reading