# How do you calculate discrimination compensation?

## How do you calculate discrimination compensation?

To get a daily rate, divide the amount of your award by 365 and then multiply it by 8%. See the example schedule of loss for how to calculate interest. For injury to feelings, you’ll get interest from the date the discrimination took place to the date of the hearing.

## What is the maximum compensation for discrimination?

No, there is no limit on the compensation that can be awarded in a discrimination claim.

How to figure out a settlement for discrimination?

The amount of emotional damages to be awarded in settlement is at the discretion of the judge or jury. Ask for punitive damages. If the employer’s actions were especially egregious or willful, you may be entitled to recover punitive damages.

### How to calculate back pay for employment discrimination?

Directive 310 provides internal guidance on calculating back pay as a part of make whole relief for victims of employment discrimination. It indicates when it is appropriate to use a formula or individual relief model for calculating back pay, and describes the elements that should be considered in making this determination.

### How is formula relief used in discrimination cases?

As used in this Directive, formula relief refers to the method used in systemic discrimination cases for calculating a total amount of the back pay for an affected class of discrimination victims. The back pay award is then divided (pro rata or otherwise) among all the members of the class.

How does the settlement / compromise agreement calculator work?

The calculator only calculates a slight increase to your settlement / compromise agreement calculator amount in this circumstance because discrimination is very difficult to prove in practice. If you’ve already left your employment or have a new job, how does the calculator factor that in?