Freedom of Information Act Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The Freedom of Information Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1966 to promote government transparency and the free exchange of public information. Under FOIA, any individual can request federal... more +
The Freedom of Information Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1966 to promote government transparency and the free exchange of public information. Under FOIA, any individual can request federal agency records and enforce that right in a court of law. However, not all agency records can be requested; there are nine exempt categories of information. In addition to the federal law, many states have passed their own freedom of information acts. These acts are often similar but not always identical to the federal version.  less -
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EEOC Dragged Through Texas Roadhouse

In a positively sublime “man bites dog” story, Texas Roadhouse restaurants recently sued the EEOC for alleged violations of the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”). The story begins in 2011, when the EEOC filed a national...more

EEOC Issues Final Rule Revising Freedom of Information Act Regulations

Changes Affect Certain FOIA Procedures - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a Final Rule today revising certain provisions of its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations. ...more

EEOC Opens Service Center in Los Angeles for People Seeking Release of Documents Under FOIA, Section 83

Center is Second in the Country, Joining Original in Washington Headquarters - LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today it has launched a Requester Service Center at the...more

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