On January 28, 2013, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released fiscal year 2012 statistics on employment discrimination charges filed with the agency. Last week the EEOC released its charge statistics from fiscal year 2017, which ran from Oct 1, 2016 through Sept 30, 2017.. For fiscal year 2019, retaliation, disability discrimination, race discrimination, and sex discrimination charges continue to constitute the … EEOC FY 2019 Statistics Released: Charges of Discrimination are at an All-Time Low But the Percentage of Retaliation Charges Continues to Rise Robin Banck Taylor Butler Snow LLP The EEOC reported that employment discrimination lawsuits are on the rise and have been for several years. In 2017, a majority of these complaints were categorized as retaliation (49%), race (34%), disability (32%), or sex (over 30%).. Sixty-four percent were officially dismissed as having found no issue after investigation, and around 18% were closed for administrative reasons. From 1997 to 2018 (the last year data was available), there were 1,889,631 discrimination complaints filed with the EEOC. Although retaliation appeared on more than half of all charges filed with the EEOC, the total number of retaliation claims fell from last year. By Michelle Wyrick According to the U.S. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its annual enforcement and litigation statistics for fiscal year 2019. On January 24, 2020, the EEOC released its annual enforcement and litigation data, which showed retaliation as the leading charge, followed by disability discrimination, race discrimination, and sex… Retaliation (37,836) was the most frequently filed claim, followed by race discrimination (33,512) and sex discrimination (30,356), which includes sexual harassment and pregnancy discrimination. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), retaliation again leads the way as the most frequently filed charge for Fiscal Year 2019. Hubbell later sued FedEx in court for terminating her employment in retaliation for filing those EEOC charges. Hubbell won her trial in district court, and a … EEOC statistics suggest retaliation and harassment areas of concern New federal employment discrimination claim data shows retaliation and harassment claims in high numbers. The FY 2019 data show that retaliation continued to be the most frequently filed charge, followed by disability, race, and sex. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reported in late January that it fielded 72,675 charges of workplace discrimination in 2019, the largest number alleging retaliation.Those figures don’t include any charges filed with state or local fair employment agencies, which EEOC does not report. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has released its annual enforcement and litigation statistics for fiscal year 2019. Retaliation was the most common claim in FY 2017, followed by race discrimination, disability discrimination, sex discrimination (all types, including sexual harassment), age discrimination, national origin discrimination, and religious discrimination.