Discrimination Charges are Rising

During fiscal year 2015, a total of 89,385 discrimination charges were filed with the EEOC (up from 88,778 in 2014) which resulted in the EEOC securing more than $525 million for victims of discrimination.

Do you know what the Top 5 Discrimination Charges are?

Top 5 charges

  • Retaliation
  • Race
  • Disability
  • Sex/Gender
  • Age

In 2015, Retaliation charges alone increased by nearly 5% and continue to be the leading concern raised by workers, making up 45% of all private sector charges filed with the EEOC.

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