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#MeToo, Leave Bias Claims Top EEOC’s Year-End Litigation Push

Oct. 10, 2018, 10:21 AM

Sex discrimination and disability bias allegations again set the pace for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in its annual rush of fiscal-year-end lawsuits.

But in a bit of a switch from last year, the agency accused more employers of sex bias than disability-based discrimination this time around.

Among the 87 new cases the EEOC filed in September, 40 alleged some form of sex-based bias, while 36 asserted claims on behalf of workers who allegedly faced discrimination because they were disabled or perceived to be disabled. That’s the same number of disability bias cases the agency filed last September, but...

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