EEOC To Get More Aggressive In 2010, Lawyers Say

Law360, New York (January 20, 2010, 3:35 PM EST) -- While the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission brought in less settlement money in fiscal year 2009 than the prior year, lawyers predict a newly cashed-up commission will pick up the pace in 2010.

According to attorneys, the EEOC will continue to file suits in the cases it thinks have the most merit and will impact the largest number of people, but more federal funding will allow the agency to bring more cases this year.

In December, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an appropriations bill that...
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