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New ‘Digest of EEO Law’ Issued by EEOC

Includes Key Federal Sector Decisions, Special Article on Equal Pay Act

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law, which is available online at .

This quarterly publication, prepared by the EEOC's Office of Federal Operations (OFO), features a wide variety of recent Commission decisions and federal court cases of interest. Additionally, it contains a special article entitled, The Equal Pay Act: An Overview and Recent Case Law.

"The article on the Equal Pay Act is an excellent resource for understanding this landmark civil rights law," said OFO Director Carlton M. Hadden. "The Digest periodically focuses on such topics to ensure that we continue to educate our stakeholders."

The winter 2014 edition of the Digest contains summaries of noteworthy decisions issued by EEOC. This edition features cases involving compensatory damages, dismissals, findings on the merits, remedies, sanctions, stating a claim, settlement agreements, summary judgment, and timeliness.

The summaries are neither intended to be exhaustive or definitive as to the selected subject matter, nor are they to be given the legal weight of case law in citations. In addition to the quarterly Digest, Commission federal sector decisions are available on the EEOC's website at The public may also receive federal sector information updates and news items via Twitter: @EEOC_OFO.

The EEOC enforces federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination in the public and private sectors. Further information about EEOC is available online at