The remedies available include the following:
In addition to the above, the Fair Employment and Housing Commission may order administrative fines against private employers. These administrative fines combined with any damages awarded for emotional distress cannot exceed $150,000 per aggrieved person per employer. If an individual decides to pursue his or her case in a private lawsuit, the remedies are identical with two exceptions:
Remedies may also include the payment of attorney’s fees and other court costs.
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