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Please be advised that due to the current health situation, you have the option to schedule an in-office interview which will be conducted by video using EEOC office equipment or schedule an interview by phone. Individuals who come into the office without an appointment will be screened for appropriate follow-up. Scheduling an interview is strongly recommended and individuals with appointments will be given priority. 

You are encouraged to visit the EEOC Public Portal ( to schedule an intake appointment by telephone or an in-office interview which will be conducted by video using EEOC office equipment. The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at

There are strict deadlines for filing a charge of discrimination, please review the information in the timeliness tab or call 1-800-669-4000.

For individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, you can reach EEOC by videophone at 1-844-234-5122. If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call 1-800-669-4000.

For information on temporary office closures due to inclement weather or other issues, see our Operating Status page.



New Orleans Field Office


Hale Boggs Federal Building
500 Poydras Street, Suite 809
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States

ASL Video Phone
Michael Kirkland
Regional Attorney
Rudy Sustaita
Office Hours

The New Orleans Field Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except for federal holidays. Walk-ins are accepted Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on a first-come, first-serve basis. The first five walk-ins before 8:30 a.m. will receive an interview and to expedite the process, we encourage all walk-ins to have already completed a portal inquiry.