EEOC expands mediation, conciliation to increase voluntary change resolutions

EEOC expands mediation, conciliation to increase voluntary change resolutions

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has launched two six-month pilot programs to expand opportunities for employers and their workers to resolve charges through voluntary resolutions. The first of the two programs is a mediation pilot that began July 6 and “expands the categories of charges eligible for mediation and, generally, allows for mediation throughout an investigation,” EEOC said. The pilot will also allow for the use of virtual mediations.

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