Harassment, Race and Sex Bias Major EEOC Concerns in 2016
June 13 — Nearly a
third of the charges the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sees involve
harassment, with top bases being race, sex and disability, Chair Jenny Yang
said at the halfway mark of 2016 enforcement efforts.
The agency meets
June 20 to release a report from a 16-member workforce harassment task force
led by Commissioners Chai Feldblum (D) and Victoria Lipnic (R), Yang said at a
conference for affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity and human
resources professionals in both private and public sectors.