Apr 23 2019 - Discrimination, Harassment - Katie Culliton
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released detailed breakdowns of the 76,418 workplace discrimination charges the agency received in fiscal year (FY) 2018. Retaliation continues to be the most frequently filed charge for the agency.
In FY 2018, the EEOC resolved 90,558 discrimination charges and secured over $505 million for victims in private sector, state and local government, and federal workplaces. The EEOC reduced their charge workload by 19.5 percent even while handling 519,000 calls, 34,600 emails and more than 200,000 inquires in field offices.