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Texas, NY Top List of States With Most Harassment Charges (1)

April 10, 2019, 5:14 PMUpdated: April 10, 2019, 8:57 PM

Workers in Texas, New York, and Florida filed the most sexual harassment charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state fair employment practice agencies in fiscal year 2018.

The agency released its full fiscal year 2018 enforcement statistics on April 10, providing more detail on the $505 million it retrieved for workers who faced discrimination and harassment. The EEOC and affiliated local agencies fielded a total of 11,342 charges alleging sexual harassment over the year.

In terms of total charges, Texas, New York, and Florida received 989, 920, and 914, respectively. More women than men filed charges in all...

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