The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency that investigates and enforces laws against workplace discrimination. Discrimination based on an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, sex, and age are some of the most common cases that the EEOC handles. This means that the agency does review cases of sexual harassment from time to time.

If you end up reporting harassment to the EEOC, here are some basic guidelines that can help you put your best foot forward.