Retaliation Top Discrimination Charge In 2014, EEOC Says
By Ben James (February 4, 2015, 6:42 PM EST) -- Workers in fiscal 2014 filed the lowest number of discrimination charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since 2007, but the amount of retaliation claims accounted for the highest percentage of charges ever, the EEOC said Wednesday.
The workplace discrimination watchdog issued data tables breaking down the 88,778 bias charges it received in the last fiscal year, which ran from Oct. 1, 2013 though Sept. 30, 2014. Retaliation claims under all EEOC-enforced statutes made up 42.8 percent of all charges, while race bias charges came in second place, remaining steady from 2013 at roughly 35 percent.
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