EEOC Gets $486M For Bias Victims, Cuts Backlog In FY2019

Law360 (November 20, 2019, 6:26 PM EST) -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission took in more than $486 million for discrimination victims in the last fiscal year, almost $20 million less than 2018's lofty haul, the federal workplace bias watchdog said Wednesday.

The agency secured nearly $347 million for private and state and local public workers through deals with their employers, extracted about $39 million in litigation and brought in about $100 million for federal workers and job applicants, whose discrimination claims it administers. This is down about $20 million from last year's $505 million take and close to fiscal year 2017's $484 million tally.

The agency also touted...

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