Press Release 04-30-2019

EEOC Chicago District Office Moves to 230 South Dearborn St.

New Chicago District Office will open May 22nd, 2019

WASHINGTON - The Chicago District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is moving to the Kluczynski Federal Building on Friday, May 17, 2019 and will open to the public on Wednesday, May 22

The Chicago District Office is responsible for processing charges of discrimination against private, state and local government employers in most of Illinois and for conducting hearings regarding complaints against federal government employers in this geographic area.

The Chicago District Office's Administration, Enforcement (for private employer and state or local government employer investigations) and Hearings (regarding complaints against federal government employers) departments will be on the 18th floor.  The office's Legal and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) departments will be on the 29th floor.

The new addresses for the EEOC Chicago District Office departments, are as follows:

Administration, Enforcement or Hearings:

230 South Dearborn St., Suite 1866
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Legal or ADR:

230 South Dearborn St., Suite 2920
Chicago, Illinois 60604

The Kluczynski building is a federal building, and all visitors are required to go through security, including a metal detector, to visit the Chicago District Office.

The Chicago District Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST except federal holidays. Individuals wishing to file charges of discrimination against private employers or state and local employers may schedule an interview for time slots available at 8:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. To schedule an appointment to file a charge of discrimination, visit Further information about filing a charge of discrimination at the Chicago District Office is located at

The EEOC advances opportunity in the workplace by enforcing federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. More information is available at or by calling (800) 669-4000 or (800) 669-6820 (TTY). Stay connected with the latest EEOC news by subscribing to our email updates.