Requests must be in writing (no particular form or format is required), reasonably describe the records or information sought, and comply with the FOIA and EEOC regulations at 29 C.F.R. Part 1610, http://www.access.gpo.gov
Charging parties may request their files during the 90 days following issuance of the Notice of Right to Sue. After the 90 day period has expired, a “Filed” marked court complaint must be submitted with the request to receive access.
You may send your written request to EEOC by mail (131 M. Street, NE, Washington, D.C. 20507), email (FOIA@eeoc.gov), fax (202-663-4679) , or by Internet (https://egov.eeoc.gov/foia/ ). District Offices FOIA email addresses are found at http://www.eeoc.gov/field, or https://egov.eeoc.gov/foia/. Information about FOIA is available on the EEOC website at www.eeoc.gov.
You will receive an acknowledgement letter from the EEOC within 10 calendar days of receipt of your request. It will include contact information, the expected date of our response, and a FOIA tracking number.
The EEOC will either:
EEOC will either:
The agency may take (20) business days to respond unless you are notified that EEOC has taken an extension.
Requester or agency can request mediation through the Office of Government Information Services http://www.archives.gov/ogis/.