WASHINGTON - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today 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.
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- Fisher & Phillips' Wrigley: EEOC's 2015 Fiscal Year Data Prompts Top 10 Tips (Fisher & Phillips LLP)
- Retaliation Continues to Be the Number One Type of Charge Filed with the EEOC (Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC)
- Retaliation and Disability Charges are on the Rise, According to EEOC Litigation and Charge Statistics for FY 2015 (Littler Mendelson PC)