The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released its charge statistics for FY 2017. The number of employment discrimination charges filed in FY 2017 totaled 84,254, a decrease from FY 2016 and the lowest number of charges filed since FY 2007. The EEOC obtained more than $484 million in FY 2017 through mediation, conciliation, settlements and litigation.
In the spirit of the college basketball championship, you can test your knowledge of the EEOC charge filing statistics by completing the bracket and selecting the most filed charge of discrimination in FY 2017. The statistics showing answers to the bracket can be found here.
Kenneth Winkler, a shareholder at Berman Fink Van Horn, helps employers navigate the employment laws and regulations that govern the workplace.