I already have an EEOC complaint filed but that doesn't stop the retaliation which is ruining my life and health and relationships, so I want to know if I quit now does that dissolve any EEOC complaint process and/or any right I have to hire an attorney to sue?
If you quit because of a hostile work environment, that does not end your EEOC complaint or foreclose litigation. However, if you intend to pursue legal action, you should talk to a lawyer before you make any major decisions.
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I agree with the advice above. I also would recommend contacting an employment discrimination attorney directly so that he or she can provide you with information on how resigning could impact any potential relief in your claim.
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Depending on your situation, you may lose leverage as you walking away may be a carrot for the employer in potential settlement.
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