28 CFR 44.300 - Filing a charge.

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§ 44.300 Filing a charge.
(a) Who may file.
(1) Any individual who believes that he or she has been adversely affected directly by an unfair immigration-related employment practice, or any individual or private organization authorized to act on such person's behalf, may file a charge with the Special Counsel.
(2) Any officer of the Immigration and Naturalization Service who believes that an unfair immigration-related employment practice has occurred or is occurring may file a charge with the Special Counsel.
(b) When to file. Charges shall be filed within 180 days of the alleged occurrence of an unfair immigration-related employment practice. For purposes of determining when a charge is timely under this paragraph, a charge mailed to the Special Counsel shall be deemed filed on the date it is postmarked.
(c) How to file. Charges may be:
(1) Mailed to: Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, P.O. Box 27728, Washington, DC 20038-7728 or
(2) Delivered to the Office of Special Counsel at 1425 New York Avenue NW., suite 9000, Washington, DC 20005.
(d) No overlap with EEOC complaints. No charge may be filed respecting an unfair immigration-related employment practice described in § 44.200(a)(1) if a charge with respect to that practice based on the same set of facts has been filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, unless the charge is dismissed as being outside the scope of such title. No charge respecting an employment practice may be filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under such title if a charge with respect to such practice based on the same set of facts has been filed under this section, unless the charge is dismissed by the Special Counsel as being outside the scope of this part.
[Order No. 1225-87, 52 FR 37409, Oct. 6, 1987, as amended by Order No. 1807-93, 58 FR 59948, Nov. 12, 1993]

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