EEOC Made Cos. Pay Record-Breaking $372M In 2013

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 8:26 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission secured $372.1 million in relief from the private sector during the 2013 fiscal year, a record in monetary benefits collected through enforcement actions, the agency said Monday.

The $372.1 million the EEOC obtained from private sector employers this year trumps last year's also record-breaking enforcement spoils by $6.7 million, according to the EEOC's Performance and Accountability Report for fiscal year 2013. The agency's fiscal year ended Sept. 30.

The EEOC said it was also able to clinch both monetary and nonmonetary benefits...
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