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Visualizing Charges Filed With the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Since 1992

Visualizing Charges Filed With the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Since 1992 39,110 30,117 Race 29,548 Sex 21,796 24,238 Age 19,573 23,976 Retaliation (All Statutes) 11,096 Retaliation (Title VII Only) 10,499 23,532 National Origin 7,434 Religion Equal Pay Act 1,294 Disability1 Color 1,388 15,573 1,048 374 7,009 3,415 2,725 1,117 209 GINA? 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 THE 11 TYPES OF DISCRIMINATION AS DEFINED BY THE U.S. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION (EEOC.GOV): RACE DISCRIMINATION involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because he/she is of a certain race or because of personal characteristics associated with race (such as SEX DISCRIMINATION involves treating someone (an applicant or employee) hair texture, skin color, or certain facial features). unfavorably because of that person's sex. Discrimination against an individual because of gender identity, including transgender status, or because of sexual orientation is discrimination because of sex in violation of Title VII. NATIONAL ORIGIN DISCRIMINATION means discrimination because an individual (or his or her ancestors) is from a certain place or shares the physical, cultural, or language characteristics of a national origin RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION involves treating a person (an applicant or employee) unfavorably because of his or her religious beliefs. The law pratects not only people who belong to traditional, organized religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism, but also others who have sincerely held (ethnic) group. COLOR DISCRIMINATION religious, ethical, or moral beliefs. involves treating someone unfavorably because of skin color complexion. RETALIATION AGE DISCRIMINATION The EEO laws prohibit punishing job applicants or employees for asserting their rights to be free from employment discrimination including harassment. For example, it is unlawful to retaliate against applicants or employees for: involves treating an applicant or employee less favorably because of his or her age. Filing or being a witness in an EEO charge, complaint, investigation, or lawsuit* Communicating with a supervisor or manager about employment discrimination, including harassment* Answering questions during an employer investigation of alleged harassment* DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION occurs when an employer or other entity covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, or the Rehabilitation Act, as amended, treats a qualified individual with a disability who is an employee or applicant unfavorably because he or she has a disability. Refusing to follow orders that would result in discrimination Resisting sexual advances, or intervening to protect others Requesting accommodation of a disability or for a religious EQUAL PAY ACT practice requires that men and women be given equal pay for equal work in the same establishment. Asking managers or co-workers about salary information to uncover potentially discriminatory wages * Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee who has "made a charge, testified, assisted or participated in" any charge of GINA Under Title Il of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, it is illegal to discriminate against employees or applicants because of genetic unlawful discrimination under the Act. information. Genetic information includes information about an individual's genetic tests and the genetic tests of an individual's family members, as well as information about the manifestation of a disease or disorder in an individual's family members (i.e. family medical history). (Definitions are excerpts sourced directly from EEOC.gov) EEOC began enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, 1992. 2 EEOC began enforcing Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) on November 21, 2009. This dataset does not include charges filed with state or local fair employment practices agencies. Sources: https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/index.cfm https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/statistics/enforcement/charges-a.cfm https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/statistics/enforcement/charges.cfm PW Parker | Waichman LLP A NATIONAL LAW FIRM

Visualizing Charges Filed With the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Since 1992

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Have you ever heard the phrase "equal opportunity employer"? There's a reason for that! The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was enacted to ensure everyone, regardless of race, sex, age, religi...

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