This document explains the operations of the Office of Inspector General.
The U.S. Congress established an Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Equal
Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) through the 1988 amendment of the
Inspector General Act of 1978. See Pub. L. 100-504 (Oct. 18, 1988).
As stated by the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the OIG provides leadership
and supports the mission of the EEOC by conducting and coordinating independent and
objective audits, evaluations, investigations, and other related projects. The OIG makes
recommendations designed to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the
administration of, and to prevent, detect and eliminate fraud and waste ꞏin EEOC programs