EEOC touts its FY2018 accomplishments.

The EEOC began fiscal year 2018 last fall, just as the #MeToo movement began calling out workplace sexual harassment. It marked the start of a productive year for the commission, according to its annual Performance and Accountability Report, published on Nov. 15. The report outlined 2018 EEOC highlights, including:

* The EEOC secured approximately $505 million for more than 67,860 victims of workplace discrimination. The EEOC's legal staff resolved 141 previously filed lawsuits--and then filed 199 more in FY2018.

* The EEOC received over 554,000 calls and emails and handled over 200,000 inquiries concerning potential discrimination claims.

* The launch of the EEOC's Public Portal (, a nationwide online inquiry system, resulted in a 30% increase in inquiries and over 40,000 intake...

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