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What is the role of an EEO Investigator?

The EEO investigator reviews the complaint to determine if it meets the requirements for acceptance. If the claim is accepted, the assigned EEO Investigator will conduct the investigation within 180 calendar days from the filing date of the claim. The investigator serves as an unbiased fact gatherer identifying and securing information through interviews of witnesses and review of written records. This information is compiled into an investigative file which must be thorough enough to enable an appointed decision maker to make a final decision as to whether unlawful employment discrimination occurred with regard to the claims investigated.