New Yorkers filed 3,802 discrimination claims with the EEOC in fiscal year 2011, two fewer than the year before, according to data the commission just released.
The New York complaints—covering everything from race discrimination to pay bias—represented 3.8% of all EEOC charges. New Yorkers comprise 6.2% of the U.S. population.
Compared to 2010, New York saw more charges in 2011 for discrimination based on:
- Race – 1,162 charges filed
- Sex – 1,100
- Religion – 225
- Equal Pay Act – 47
Overall retaliation claims also increased to 1,415.
The number of discrimination charges filed by New Yorkers fell in each of the following categories:
- Title VII retaliation – 1,238
- Disability – 989
- National origin – 675
- Color – 221
- Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act – 5.
Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!
Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...
We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.
The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.
" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/31805/new-yorkers-eeoc-claims-fell-just-slightly-in-2011 "