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discrimination Charges Surge 30%

Updated: Mar 14

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported Monday it brought in $665 million for workers in the 2023 fiscal year, a $152 million spike compared to the previous year. This does not include, but is a major indicator of, insurance claims and spikes in annual premiums.

This report includes the handling more than 522,000 calls from the public through the agency contact center and a 10% increase in receipts of private sector charges of discrimination. Reference the 2022 Data Here.

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Securing more than $665 million for victims of discrimination, a 29.5% increase over FY 2022, including:

  • Approximately $440.5 million for 15,143 victims of employment discrimination in the private sector and state and local government workplaces through mediation, conciliation, and settlements, and

  • More than $202 million for 5,943 federal employees and applicants, an increase of 53% over FY 2022.

  • Receiving 81,055 new discrimination charges, 233,704 inquiries in field offices, more than 522,000 calls from the public through the agency contact center, and over 86,000 emails, representing respective increases of 10.3%, 6.9%, 10%, and 25% over FY 2022.

  • Filing 143 new lawsuits, an increase of more than 50% compared to FY 2022, including 86 suits on behalf of individuals, 32 non-systemic suits with multiple victims, and 25 systemic suits involving multiple victims or discriminatory policies.

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