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Under the EEOC-enforced laws, the remedies for unlawful discrimination include:
Monetary remedies available under the laws enforced by the EEOC are as follows:
Compensatory damages are paid to compensate the claimant for loss, injury, or harm suffered
by another's breach of duty.
1991. EEOC Notice No. 915.002 at 11-12, 14 (July 14, 1992)
General compensatory damages compensates the claimant for the non-monetary aspects of the
specific harm suffered. This is usually termed 'pain, suffering, and loss of amenity.' Examples of
this include physical or emotional pain and suffering, loss of reputation, loss of mental capacity,
loss of enjoyment of life, etc.
Liquidated damages: A contractually agreed upon amount to be paid in the event of a breach of
the contract, in lieu of performance or quantification of actual damages sustained. (Webster's
New World Law Dictionary)
Federal or state courts may be able to order greater amount of compensatory or punitive
damages than the amount allowed under laws enforced by EEOC.