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    John is an employee in a private sector organization. He wants to file a discrimination complaint against his employer.

    Based on this scenario, prepare a paper in which you analyze and explain the entire discrimination complaint and civil litigation processes as it would potentially apply to John and his employer. In your paper, be sure to explain in detail how the complaint begins with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and proceeds through the civil litigation process from the state level up to the United States Supreme Court. Also, be sure to include a discussion of other relevant aspects addressing discrimination complaints and disputes in the workplace.

    In order to research your paper, please use the following Websites as a source for information:

    EEOC Web site at: http://www.eeoc.gov

    U.S. Court System Web site at: http://www.uscourts.gov (search with the key words "litigation process, "mediation process," and "dispute resolution")

    Be sure to properly cite your sources and include the week's assigned reading to support your paper.

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    According to the EEOC website, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in hiring, firing, training, promotion, discipline, or other workplace decisions based on an employee or applicant's race, color, gender, national origin, or religion. Included in the prohibitions are discrimination in pay, terms and conditions of employment, training, layoffs, and benefits.

    In this scenario, John is an employee of a private sector organization and he wants to file a discrimination complaint against his employer. In order for John to make a complaint against his employer, there are 7 steps that need to be followed:

    ? Step one: The plaintiff must file the complaint with the EEOC.
    A charge needs to be filed with the EEOC before a private lawsuit may be filed in court.
    An employee of a private sector organization has 180 days from the date of the discriminatory incident to file a claim, or have one filed on his behalf with the EEOC. The EEOC often contracts state and local enforcement agencies called "706" agencies (named after section 706 of the Title VII act) to assist in filtering out invalid claims and facilitating, if possible, conciliation of valid claims (Bennett-Alexander, 2004, p. 89).
    Conciliation means "attempting to reach an agreement on a claim through discussion, without resort to litigation." If the ...

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    John is an employee in a private sector organization. He wants to file a discrimination complaint against his employer.

    Based on this scenario, prepare a paper in which you analyze and explain the entire discrimination complaint and civil litigation processes as it would potentially apply to John and his employer. In your paper, be sure to explain in detail how the complaint begins with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and proceeds through the civil litigation process from the state level up to the United States Supreme Court. Also, be sure to include a discussion of other relevant aspects addressing discrimination complaints and disputes in the workplace.

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