Employers Pay $439 Million in Discrimination Suits

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In 2020, employers paid a whopping $429 million in U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) discrimination suits, according to Ryan Golden’s HR Drive article. The article states that the EEOC received over 67,000 charges and resolved over 70,000. The majority of suits were retaliation charges, with some disability and race-related charges as well.

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