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EEOC Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data

February 12, 2016 / Source: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released detailed breakdowns of the 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination that the agency received in fiscal year 2015. Retaliation charges increased by nearly 5 percent and continue to be the leading concern raised by workers across the country. Disability charges increased by 6 percent from last year and are the third largest category of charges filed.

For more information, visit Enforcement and Litigation Statistics

EEOC resolved 92,641 charges in fiscal year 2015, and secured more than $525 million for victims of discrimination in private sector and state and local government workplaces through voluntary resolutions and litigation. Learn more about 2015 Agency Accomplishments

For more information: What You Should Know: Highlights of Fiscal Year 2015 at EEOC