Saturday, October 29, 2005

EEOC General Counsel's FY 2004 Annual Report

The EEOC Office of General Counsel has released its fiscal year 2004 annual report.  Of suits filed by the EEOC, 52.4% alleged sex discrimination, 37.9% retaliation, 15.3% race discrimination, 11.8% disability discrimination, 11.8% age discrimination, 9.7% national origin discrimination, 4.2% religious discrimination, and 1.3% equal pay discrimination.  75.6% of the sex discrimination cases filed were for sexual harassment.

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First, I wonder how that compares to all Title VII litigation (since private parties sue much more often than the EEOC).

Second, those numbers mean that 39.6% of the cases the EEOC brings are sexual harassment cases, a higher percentage than I would have guessed.

Posted by: Joseph Slater | Oct 30, 2005 10:44:01 AM

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