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We are pleased to share a recent SHRM article, “EEOC General Counsel: Anti-Discrimination Damages Caps Are Too Low,” with insights from our own JT Charron. Million-dollar jury verdicts in equal employment opportunity cases sometimes mask large cuts in final judgment due to federal caps on compensatory and punitive damages. Karla Gilbride, the EEOC’s general counsel, recently criticized the caps as too low to dissuade employers from breaking anti-discrimination laws.

However, caps on damages are necessary to rein in juries that allot extraordinarily excessive awards. Click here to read more.

This article was originally published in SHRM.