EEOC Getting Serious About #MeToo

January 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces antidiscrimination laws, is getting serious about the #MeToo movement. Let’s take a look at a recent report from the agency.

Claims, Cause Findings Are Increasing

The recent report shows that EEOC litigators filed 66 lawsuits alleging workplace harassment in fiscal year (FY) 2018, which is more than a 50 percent increase over the previous year. The number of sexual harassment charges filed with the agency also increased by more than 12 percent during the same period.

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