Avoid EEOC Trouble By Smart Hiring, Sound Procedures and Soft Skills

Avoid EEOC Trouble By Smart Hiring, Sound Procedures and Soft Skills

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) resolved 99,109 employment discrimination claims in fiscal year 2017, resulting in $398 million in compensation paid to claimants. Of the claims resolved, 47% were for retaliation by an employer against a complaining employee. These statistics suggest we are witnessing two phenomena related to the EEOC claims: