What is the Office of Inspector General?

The OIG is an independent office created within the EEOC by the Inspector General Act Amendments of 1988. As outlined in the Act, the OIG's primary mission is to prevent and detect fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement and promote economy and government efficiency. The OIG carries out its responsibilities by conducting audits, evaluations, investigations, and other inquiries relating to the EEOC programs and operations.  The OIG also reviews proposed and existing laws, regulations, and internal guidance concerning EEOC.