Wednesday, 20 August 2008

EEOC report on the federal workforce

The EEOC has announced that they have published their annual report on the federal work force. The report shows that in the 2007 fiscal year federal employees and applicants filed 16,363 complaints alleging employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability and reprisal. Of the 7,673 cases closed on the merits, 2.8% resulted in findings of unlawful discrimination. In addition, the parties entered into settlements in 3,262 complaints, or 20.6% of the total complaint closures.

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