Letter L-13: Letter to EEOC (Full or Partial Transfer of Complaint)



[Name and Address of

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office]


Complaint Reference Number: [number]


[EEO Representative]:


Enclosed for your consideration is a complaint filed under [insert: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (Title VII); Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; and/or Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.]

[Insert for full transfer of complaint] The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has closed the complaint because [Insert, as appropriate: we are unable to establish jurisdiction or it is better suited to investigation and resolution by EEOC]. With this letter, OFCCP is transferring the complaint, in its entirety, to EEOC.

[Insert for partial transfer of complaint]: With this letter, OFCCP is transferring the following complaint allegation(s) to EEOC for investigation and processing: [insert: descriptions of each allegation being transferred]. OFCCP has retained and will investigate the following complaint allegation(s) [insert; descriptions of each allegation being retained.]

We have enclosed, for your information, copies of the letters sent to the employer and the complainant informing them of the transfer of [insert: this matter or the referenced allegations] to your office.

If you have any questions, please call me at [phone number].


[Insert regional director or designee’s name]

Regional Director

Enclosures: Complaint Form CC-4

Notices to Complainant and Employer

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