Some EEOC Statistics for your Wednesday

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Last month, the EEOC released 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data. As in prior years, retaliation claims top the list of most frequently filed charges. Sexual harassment claims decreased from 2018. Here is the EEOC’s list, in descending order, of the number and % breakdown of charges filed in the U.S. and Oregon in 2019:

Type of Charge U.S.
Total Charges
% of US Charges Oregon
Total Charges
% of Oregon Charges
Retaliation 39,110 53.8 103 53.0
Disability 24,238 33.4 87 45.5
Race 23,976 33.0 35 18.3
Sex 23,532 32.4 71 37.2
Age 15,573 21.4 33 17.3
National Origin 7,009 9.6 28 14.7
Color 3,415 4.7 6 3.1
Religion 2,725 3.7 12 6.3
Equal Pay 1,117 1.5 5 2.6
GINA 209 .3 4 2.1
Total  72,675 191

Access to the enforcement and litigation data is here: https://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/statistics/enforcement/index.cfm

 

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