March Basketball: EEOC Bracketology – Test Your Knowledge

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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 workplace discrimination in FY 2020.

How to Find Results
The comprehensive enforcement and litigation statistics for FY 2020, which ended Sept. 30, 2020, are posted on the agency’s website, which can be found here.  

Of note, the number of employment discrimination charges filed in FY 2020 totaled 67,448, charges, a decrease from 72,675 charges filed in FY 2019.

EEOC legal staff resolved 165 merits lawsuits and filed 93 lawsuits alleging discrimination in FY 2020.

According to the EEOC’s website, the EEOC recovered just over $106 million for charging parties and other aggrieved individuals through litigation, which represents the largest recovery through the EEOC’s litigation program in the past 16 years.