Friday, July 1, 2016

New "Digest of EEO Law" Issued by EEOC

"The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which isavailable online.
This edition (Fiscal Year 2016, Volume 3) features a special article entitled, Compensatory Damages: An Overview of the Law and Recent Commission Decisions.
"The article on compensatory damage awards is a 'must read' for all federal agencies and employees alike," said Carlton M. Hadden, Director of EEOC's Office of Federal Operations (OFO). "This article is a great resource and identifies recent case law on this important topic."
The EEO Digest, a quarterly publication prepared by OFO, features a wide variety of recent Commission decisions and federal court cases of interest. The Digest also includes hyperlinks so that stakeholders can easily access the full decisions which have been summarized. 
This edition of the Digest contains summaries of noteworthy decisions issued by the EEOC, including cases involving: Agency Processing, Findings of the Merits, Attorney's Fees, Remedies, Compensatory Damages, Sanctions, Remedies, Dismissals, Settlement Agreements, Stating a Claim, and Timeliness..."


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