Employment Law

Title VII

What is a right-to-sue letter?

A right-to-sue letter is a letter from the EEOC to the employee that complained of discrimination in an EEOC charge. The letter informs the employee that the EEOC has decided not to pursue the matter further and informs the employee that they can now file a lawsuit against the employer.

Gender discrimination in the workplace often stems from preconceived stereotypes about what is “men’s work” and what is “women’s work.” Fortunately, there are legal steps you can take to protect yourself (iStock).

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