To Avoid Becoming EEOC Statistic, Plan Ahead

Law360, New York (March 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The economic woes dominating the headlines provide plenty of tough issues for employers. The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has added one more item for concern – the level of discrimination charges.

Private-sector discrimination charge filings with the EEOC jumped 9% in the last fiscal year (2007), the largest annual increase since the early 1990s. The total number of charges, just fewer than 83,000, represents the largest number of charges filed since 1992.

Charges increased between 2006 and 2007 in nearly every major protected category. Yet...
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