(the) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

(the) Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
the US government organization that investigates unfair employment practices. It was established by the ↑Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Commission uses laws that forbid prejudice by employers against a person’s race, sex, age, religion or country of origin. It can do this by taking employers to a court of law.
Compare ↑Equal Opportunities Commission

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