Definitions for "Equal Employment Opportunity Commission"
Federal agency responsible for workplace discrimination complaints. The Commission was created in 1964 by the Civil Rights Act to administer and enforce prohibitions against discrimination in the workplace.
the federal agency that implements many anti-discrimination laws. Many states and localities have equivalent agencies.
The EEOC was created by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The purpose of the EEOC is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or age in hiring, promoting, firing, wages, testing, training, apprenticeship, and all other terms and conditions of employment.