According to U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data, there were 91,503 discrimination charges filed with the EEOC in fiscal year 2016. The EEOC also says this is the second year in a row that the number of charges filed with the agency has increased.
According to an EEOC press release, the agency resolved 97,443 charges and secured more than $482 million for victims of discrimination in private, federal, and state and local government workplaces. Insurancequotes.com studied discrimination complaints filed with the EEOC in 2016, to get a better understanding of how far these cases tend to go through the judicial system, how much they cost employers, and which parts of the U.S. face the highest percentage of these complaints.
Insurancequotes.com compiled its research findings into the report, The Impact of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The infographic below highlights some of the key findings from this report. For more information on this report, click here.