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What is the EEOC's Enforcement Unit ? What does this mean ? I claimed an employment discrimination lawsuit.

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The enforcement unit is in charge of the investigation into your claim. If you have a private attorney then your attorney works with the invetigator. If you do not have a private attorney, then you will also work with someone from the EEOC Legal Unit, who is in charge of prosecuting individual claims where a private attorney is not involved.

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Ryan Finn

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The EEOC enforcement unit generally means that Alternate Dispute Resolution has failed. Usually, in my experience, the EEOC investigates and then simply produces a Right to Sue letter. You are at the point where you may wish to consider meeting with attorneys to get answers and plan for Federal Litigation.

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