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EEOC Nets $505M for Alleged Workplace Bias Victims in FY18 (1)

Nov. 9, 2018, 4:10 PMUpdated: Nov. 9, 2018, 7:11 PM

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission retrieved $505 million for workers who said they faced discrimination and harassment in fiscal year 2018, the federal civil rights agency announced Nov. 9. That sum is $107 million, or 27 percent, more than the prior year’s monetary collection, according to EEOC data.

The largest collection—$354 million—came through settlements, conciliation, and mediation, the agency said.

Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Koch Foods, Estee Lauder Cos., CSX Transportation Inc., and American Airlines are among the many companies that settled allegations of workplace discrimination with the EEOC in fiscal 2018. The commission also brought in $53.5 million from...

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