Issuance of Notice to File a Discrimination Complaint: The
complainant has 15 days to file a complaint with the Department 29, CFR, Part
An EEO Investigation should be conducted within 180 days of the filing
of the complaint unless the parties agree in writing to extend the period
29, CFR, Part (1614.106(2)). The complainant
may request a hearing at any time after 180 days has elapsed from the
filing of the complaint 29, CFR, Part (1614.108(f)).
Within 30 days receipt of the completed EEO Report of Investigation, the complainant
has the right to request a hearing before an administrative judge or may request
an immediate final agency decision 29, CFR, Part (1614.108(f).
The agency is required to issue an immediate final agency decision within 60
days of receiving notification that the complainant has requested it 29, CFR,
Part (1614.110). Please notify
OCRDI, Complaints Processing Staff at area code (301) 851-4201 or 800-342-7231 for any
questions regarding the formal Process.