EEOC Enforcement Shift Expected In Trump Admin's 2nd Year

Law360 (March 2, 2018, 3:35 PM EST) -- A new report by management-side employment firm Littler Mendelson PC on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s efforts in 2017 shows an agency in a holding pattern post-Obama, though attorneys say they expect the workplace discrimination watchdog to chart a new course in year two of the Trump administration.

While many observers expected the Trump administration to sue fewer employers than did its predecessor, the EEOC filed more lawsuits — 184 — in fiscal 2017 than it has since 2011, according to the report. But that...
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