November 17, 2018 / 12:35 AM / 3 months ago

EEOC reports spike in worker inquiries, says backlog shrinking

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission saw a sharp increase over the past year in the number of workers inquiring about whether they had valid discrimination claims, according to a new report.

The commission in its annual performance report released on Thursday said there was a 30-percent increase in the number of workers who approached the agency in the year ending Sept. 30, compared to the previous fiscal year.

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