Wednesday, February 17, 2016

EEOC Releases Data On Complaints Received

The EEOC last week released its Fiscal Year 2015 Enforcement and Litigation Data. In fiscal 2015, the agency received 89,385 charges of workplace discrimination.  Of those, only 3,502 (3.9%) charged religious discrimination.  A further breakdown of the data shows that the EEOC found no reasonable cause in 68% of the cases of alleged religious discrimination.