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Costly Suits

Originally posted by United Benefit Advisors

Employers dished out more than $400 million to settle discrimination cases with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in fiscal year 2012. In the private sector, retaliation was the most common charge, followed by racial and sexual discrimination, respectively, the EEOC report found. The number of private-sector cases in 2012 reached 99,412, a slight dip from the previous year.