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Top Workplace Discrimination Claims

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has detailed breakdowns for the 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination the agency received in fiscal year 2019. The FY 2019 data show that retaliation continued to be the most frequently filed charge filed with …

Top 10 Employment Discrimination Charges in 2017

A total of 84,254 workplace discrimination charges were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) nationwide during fiscal year (FY) 2017, according to the federal agency. The EEOC said it secured $398 million for victims in the private sector …

Top 10 Employment Discrimination Claims in 2016

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said it resolved 97,443 charges of employment discrimination in fiscal year 2016 and secured more than $482 million for victims of discrimination in private, federal and state and local government workplaces. Charges of …

Top 10 Workplace Discrimination Claims in 2015

Retaliation charges increased by nearly five percent in 2015 and continue to be the leading concern raised by workers across the country. Disability charges increased by six percent from last year and are the third largest category of charges filed. …

What Are Chances a U.S Business Will Face an Employee Lawsuit?

U.S.-based small and medium sized businesses face an almost 12 percent chance that they it will be hit with an employment claim, with their chances much higher in certain states. A new study of employee charge trends by specialty insurer …

Morgan Stanley Among Employers Shifting Job Bias Claims to Arbitration

Morgan Stanley is asking employees to give up their right to sue the firm in class actions for civil rights violations including discrimination based on race, gender or age, according to a former employee’s lawsuit. The firm sent an e-mail …

Suit Charges Wal-Mart with Discrimination Against Gay Employees Over Health Benefits

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was accused of discriminating against gay employees in a lawsuit that pits the biggest U.S. retailer against rights activists just weeks after same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide. In a proposed class-action complaint, Wal-Mart employee Jacqueline Cote says …

Top 10 Employment Discrimination Claims

While charges of employment discrimination against employers are declining overall, claims alleging retaliation against an employee for involvement in a complaint reached a record high in fiscal year 2014. According to an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) review of the …