EEOC Law and Legal Definition
EEOC is the abbreviated form of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The EEOC commission is a federal agency which aims to end employment discrimination. The commission investigates various discriminations based on a person’s color, race, nationality, sex, religion, age and disability. EEOC was first established in early 1960s. In 1964, EEOC was given the congressional power to oversee the employment practices of both private and government employers, and to enforce laws set forth by U.S. government to fight discrimination.