EEOC’s Memphis District Office to Sign Historic Outreach Agreement with Mexican Consulate
Agreement Will Establish a continuing Collaborative Relationship Backward and forward Entities
MEMPHIS – The Memphis District Office from the U.S. Equal Employment Chance Commission (EEOC) will enter a Memorandum of Understanding using the Consulate of Mexico for Atlanta on Friday, Sept. 26, the company announced today. The signing will occur in the EEOC’s Nashville Area Office, 250 Athens Way, Suite 350, Nashville, Tenn., at 2:00 p.m. The agreement will establish a continuing collaborative relationship between both of these entities to supply Mexican nationals with information, guidance, and use of training and education sources to assist them to exercise their workplace legal rights. Mexican Consul General Ricardo Camara Sánchez and Katharine W. Kores, district director from the EEOC’s Memphis District Office, will sign the agreement.
The Mexican Consulate in Atlanta provides services to preserve the legal rights of Mexican nationals surviving in Tennessee along with other areas within the Southeast. The EEOC’s Memphis District Office enforces federal employment discrimination laws and regulations and it has jurisdiction over Tennessee, Arkansas and 17 counties of North Mississippi.
“This agreement promotes justice and equality in employment and it is a vital purpose of the EEOC Proper Enforcement Plan, including the priority of protecting the legal rights of immigrants, migrant along with other vulnerable workers,” stated Director Kores. “This agreement solidifies our dedication to continue dealing with the consulate to safeguard the legal rights of Mexican nationals.”
Underneath the the Memorandum of Understanding, the EEOC and also the consulate will launch an academic program targeted at making Mexican nationals conscious of the laws and regulations that stop employment discrimination, in addition to disseminating compliance and academic materials towards the consulate’s constituency. The EEOC and also the consulate may also conduct two information forums within the newbie and generate a system for consular connection with Mexican nationals who’ve came back to Mexico and therefore are owed financial compensation the EEOC has collected in the responsible employers.
The EEOC accounts for enforcing federal laws and regulations prohibiting discrimination in employment. More information concerning the agency can be obtained on its website at world wide web.eeoc.gov both in British and Spanish or by calling its toll-free number at 1-800-669-4000. The EEOC’s toll-free TTY number is 1-800-669-6820.