Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

General Information

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
131 M Street, NE
Washington, DC 20507
(202) 663 4900

Brief Description

EEOC enforces Section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in federal employment, and the employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.


Victoria Lipnic, Acting Chair

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides leadership and guidance to federal agencies on all aspects of the federal government's equal employment opportunity program. EEOC assures federal agency and department compliance with EEOC regulations, provides technical assistance to federal agencies concerning EEO complaint adjudication, monitors and evaluates federal agencies' affirmative employment programs, develops and distributes federal sector educational materials and conducts training for stakeholders, provides guidance and assistance to our Administrative Judges who conduct hearings on EEO complaints, and adjudicates appeals from administrative decisions made by federal agencies on EEO complaints.