ADA Enforcement Brought In Big Money In FY 2011: EEOC

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 5:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission obtained a record $455.6 million in relief for workers in fiscal year 2011, with the agency’s enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act producing the highest increase in monetary relief from the previous year, it said Wednesday.

Through its enforcement, mediation and litigation programs, the EEOC won a record $455.6 million in relief for private sector, state and local employees and job applicants in the 2011 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, the agency said. The figure represents a more...
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