Legal Process

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Legal ProcessJohn feels he has been discriminated for whatever reason. This has made John very upset so he decides to file a complaint against his employer. Discrimination means treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit. People can be discriminated in several ways ( 2007). With the ever changing times it has become much more difficult for everyone to coexist. People seem to feel discriminated in many ways. Before it was based on race, gender, and religious affiliation. Now it has broadened and some are not so obvious. Age discrimination was introduced. The pendulum has swung the other way. The older people used to discriminate against younger people and nice it has reversed. Older people are losing jobs to the up and coming younger generation.

Before there was gender discrimination and now it has broadened to sexual orientation. The courts are ruling on new issues that are brought upon them by the people. People feel discriminated in so many ways. Being politically correct has hindered some people for the fear of alienating someone or something. There is nothing wrong with it but people must much what they are saying.

If John feels like he is discriminated he will file a complaint with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or EEOC. The EEOC will take the statement or determine whether John has a valid complaint or not. When filing a complaint against the federal government that is handled in a different manner. That process will be discussed later. The EEOC will then notify the parties involved within 90 days of receiving this complaint. The EEOC will try to resolve the matter in the...