EEOC Continues to Focus on Harassment Lawsuits

Date: 8/10/18
Title: EEOC Continues to Focus on Harassment Lawsuits

EEOC Continues to Focus on Harassment Lawsuits

Seven more harassment and retaliation suits filed by EEOC across the country

EEOC says that these actions are just the tip of the iceberg.  According to the 2016 Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace, three out of four individuals who experience harassment never raise the issue internally.

These filings represent the second time in two months that EEOC has coordinated a multi-state action on all types of harassment cases. Five of the lawsuits alleged sexual harassment, two alleged racial harassment, and one national origin harassment. Five of the seven suits included claims of retaliation for reporting the harassment.

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