Workplace Discrimination Remains a Huge Problem

Workplace Discrimination Remains a Huge Problem

Today, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2020 data report. In 2020, the EEOC received 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination. With these tens of thousands of charges, the agency secured $439.2 million for victims of workplace discrimination. According to the EEOC press release, this amount includes voluntary payouts and litigation awards for…
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Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

EEOC Update: Disability Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

This week the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported on three lawsuits. One is for Disability Discrimination and two are for Sexual Harassment and Retaliation. Reasonable Accommodation In the disability discrimination suit, the EEOC alleges that Treehouse Foods violated federal law when it denied a machine operator a reasonable accommodation for her physical disabilities.…
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