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Top Workplace Discrimination Complaints of 2020: Retaliation #1

More than half of all workplace discrimination complaints filed with the U.S. involve retaliation, according to figures from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Retaliation was the most frequently cited claim in charges filed with the agency—accounting for 55.8 percent …

Report: Law Enforcement Claims Cost South Carolina $17M in 2014

South Carolina taxpayers are spending millions of dollars a year addressing alleged misdeeds by law officers or detention officials including excessive force and civil rights violations. The Greenville News reports the state last year spent $17 million to defend officers …

Parents of Missouri Teen Killed by Police Sue City of Ferguson

Ferguson, Mo., was sued by the family of an unarmed black teenager whose fatal shooting by a police officer triggered nationwide protests, while subsequent deaths at the hands of police fueled a national debate about how law enforcement treats minorities. …