U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 99,412 private sector workplace discrimination charges during 2012. The data shows that retaliation, race, and sex discrimination were the most frequently filed charges, in that order. Also this year, the agency obtained the largest amount of monetary recovery…$365.4 million.
Overall, the agency secured both monetary and non-monetary benefits for more than 23,446 people through administrative enforcement activities – mediation, settlements, conciliations, and withdrawals with benefits.