The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says fiscal year 2015 was its best enforcement year ever, resulting in more than $525 million for “victims of discrimination in private, state and local government, and federal workplaces.” Of the $525 million, $421.9 million went to charging parties-$356.6 million through mediation, conciliation, and settlements, $65.3 million through litigation. The remaining $105.7 million went to federal employees and applicants.
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Read the official EEOC press release here.
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