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EEOC Pact With DOJ Underscores Focus On Harassment

Law360 (January 17, 2019, 12:37 PM EST) -- The EEOC's recently announced partnership with the U.S. Department of Justice will allow for quicker action on harassment allegations against state and local government employers, putting those public employers more squarely in the EEOC's crosshairs and signaling to private businesses that harassment will remain a top enforcement priority, experts say.

In late December, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission signed a memorandum of understanding, or MOU, with the DOJ's Civil Rights Division that is aimed at combating workplace harassment and other forms of discrimination against employees of state and federal governments under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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