Employment Discrimination Settlement Arlington VA

An employment discrimination settlement is the final legal agreement that resolves all issues of a discrimination charge in Arlington. Once a settlement is reached between the employer and employee or potential employee, no further legal action can be taken.

Anna Ku Thompson
(202) 942-5972
Apartment 615, 401 12th Street S
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Litigation, Discrimination, Advertising
State Licensing
Virginia

Mauricio Jose Almar
(202) 942-5048
550 14TH RD S APT 913
ARLINGTON, VA
Specialties
Arbitration, Litigation, Discrimination
Education
Duke University School Of Law
State Licensing
Florida

Kristin Alden
(202) 783-1391
900 19TH ST NW STE 400
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Employee Benefits, Wrongful Termination, Employment
Education
Washington College of Law, American University,Johns Hopkins University,School of Advanced Internati
State Licensing
DC, Maryland

Daniel S Kozma
(202) 969-2223
2120 L St Nw, Suite 210
Washington, DC
Specialties
Personal Injury, Employment, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination
Education
Cornell Law School,University of Pittsburgh
State Licensing
DC

Drew Saunders Days III
(202) 887-6920
2000 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC
Specialties
Civil Rights, Litigation, Discrimination
State Licensing
Illinois

Megan Tumi
(202) 585-8214
Apartment 714, 2600 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA
Specialties
Employment, Discrimination, Advertising
State Licensing
Virginia

Pamela A Rons
1700 K ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Antitrust, Class Action, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Employment
Education
DePauw University,ndiana University School of Law
State Licensing
DC

Gina M Del Negro
1700 K ST NW
WASHINGTON, DC
Specialties
Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Employment, Wrongful Death
Education
University of Michigan Law School,University of Virginia
State Licensing
DC

David T Schur
(202) 420-4721
1825 Eye Street Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Litigation, Appeals, Discrimination
State Licensing
DC

Shannon M Magill
(202) 420-3629
1825 Eye Street Nw
Washington, DC
Specialties
Discrimination, Litigation
State Licensing
DC

Employment Discrimination Settlement

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An employment discrimination settlement is the final legal agreement that resolves all issues of a discrimination charge. Once a settlement is reached between the employer and employee or potential employee, no further legal action can be taken. An employment discrimination charge may be settled any time during a discrimination investigation.

How an employment discrimination settlement is reached

Anyone who believes his or her employment rights were violated may file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Once a charge is filed, the EEOC notifies the employer and starts an investigation. If both the charging party and employer express an interest in settling the charge, the EEOC can make an effort to do so at any time during the investigation.

EEOC investigators may work with both parties to reach a settlement, or the charge may be referred to the EEOC's mediation program. These options are voluntary and offered at no cost.

Both parties, their respective attorneys (if retained), and the EEOC must agree to the terms of the settlement for it to be valid. If settlement or mediation efforts are unsuccessful, the charge is returned to the EEOC for investigation.

If the EEOC dismisses a charge or decides not to file suit, the charging party is given the right to file a private employment discrimination lawsuit. A private lawsuit may also be settled outside of court.

Benefits of employment discrimination settlement

The advantages of a settlement include the following:

-      Saves time and effort, especially if a charge is settled early in the investigation

-      Avoids lengthy litigation and the costs, uncertainty, and potential animosity associated with going to trial

-      Resolves a charge informally

-      Requires no admission of liability on the part of the employer

-      Dismisses the charge so that no further legal action can be taken

-      Is enforceable by court order

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