EEOC Issues 2013 Performance Report

Here are some interesting facts from the EEOC’s 2013 performance report (for the period from October 2012 to September 30, 2013):

  • The EEOC received 93,727  private sector charges of discrimination.
  • The average time for the EEOC to investigate claims and bring charges to resolution was 267 days.
  • $372.1 million dollars in monetary relief was obtained, which is $6.7 million more than in fiscal year 2012.
  • The EEOC filed 131 merits lawsuits: 89 individual suits; 21 non-systemic class suits; and 21 systemic suits.
  • 209 merits lawsuits were resolved for a total monetary recovery of $39 million dollars.

More facts about the EEOC’s performance in 2013 can be found in the report:

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