Employment Law Clip: Retaliation Claims and Steps Employers Can Take to Avoid Them
According to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) statistics, 2013 was the fourth straight year when charges alleging unlawful retaliation by employers was the leading type of discrimination alleged. Retaliation claims accounted for 41.1% of the charges filed with the EEOC in 2013, up three percent from 2012. Retaliation is now the most common type of discrimination alleged nationally, topping both race and gender. What are retaliation claims and what steps can employers take to reduce their risks?
Still need more information? Try one of our other resources:
- Avoiding Employee Claims of Unlawful Retaliation
- Retaliation Once Again Is the Top Type of Claim Filed with the EEOC
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