What Administrative Body May Impose Remedies For A Violation Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) administers and enforces Title VII. The EEOC has the power to investigate, litigate and resolve unfair employment practices. The EEOC make take action in a federal district court for appropriate relief and preliminary relief pending disposition of a charge. The EEOC may also issue a notice of a right to sue to the charging party following administrative proceedings.

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