EEOC awards compensatory damages and attorneys fees to federal employee. The complainant, a federal employee, worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He filed an EEO alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color and parental status. His EEO also alleged harassment including the use of racial slurs which caused severe long-term effects on his mental health. The Agency awarded him $15,000 in compensatory damages. Complainant appeal award to the EEOC. The EEOC issued a decision increasing the damages awarded. Complainant compensatory damages increased to $25,000 in compensatory damages. He was also awarded $25,517.39 in attorney’s fees.
Sang G. v. Dep’t of Homeland Security https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/decisions/0120151360.txt
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