Bloomberg Law
March 10, 2022, 5:42 PMUpdated: March 10, 2022, 9:03 PM

Thousands of Covid-Related EEOC Charges Cite Disability Bias (1)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

The Covid-19 pandemic has led thousands of workers to file discrimination claims with the EEOC, with the majority related to disability bias on top of a surge of vaccine-related charges in the wake of workplace mandates, according to data provided to Bloomberg Law Thursday.

Since April 2020 through December 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has received roughly 6,225 Covid-related charges of discrimination under federal civil rights laws, the latest agency data show. In addition, the commission received more than 2,700 vaccine-related charges, most of which were in 2021 when vaccine requirements were introduced.

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