EEOC Issues Press Release Regarding Impact of 9/11 on Employment Discrimination

/ 10/07/2011 The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency charged with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against employees, recently issued a press release regarding the effect of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on employment discrimination.  In the initial months after 9/11, the EEOC saw a 250% increase in […]

EEOC Reports Workplace Discrimination Charges at All Time High

/ 01/24/2011 The United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that more private sector workplace discrimination charges had been filed with the federal agency in fiscal year 2010 than ever before.  The statement, released on January 11, 2011, is available here:  The EEOC enforces federal laws that prohibit employment discrimination, harassment and […]