Discrimination claims by federal workers increased to 16,947 complaints during 2009 -- marking second year of increases after 10 years of declines. Officials say the trend represents a large workforce in which workers are more aware of their rights, but it also may reveal a stressed labor pool that feels overworked, they note. "There's a lot of unhappiness in the workplace," says Jamie Price, an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawyer.

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