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Understanding Basic Concepts About Employment Discrimination, Part II

In the second part of this three-part series on employment law we highlight some of the procedural requirements involved in bringing an employment discrimination claim. One of the most important things to know if you believe you were wrongfully discriminated against or terminated by your employers is that you should file a Charge of Discrimination with theWashington State Human Rights Commission (HRC) or the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) depending on which state you are employed in. Claims filed with the HRC are considered dually filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and you will be assigned a case number for both the HRC and the EE

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