E'qual Employ'ment Opportu"nity Commis"sion
an independent federal agency created under the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, to police a program (E'qual Employ'ment Opportu"nity) to eliminate discrimination in employment based on race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, or mental or physical handicap. Abbr.: EEOC
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