In fiscal year 2020 (October 1, 2019 – Sept. 30, 2020), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received 67,448 charges of workplace discrimination. The most frequently cited claim was retaliation, which accounted for more than 55% of all charges filed, followed by disability, race and sex. For details, see the EEOC press release.
Charge receipts by state show that the Hawaii EEOC office took in 308 charges, a decrease from FY2019 (330 charges), as follows:
|Type of discrimination charge||# of charges FY2020|
|Title VII retaliation||140|
|Equal Pay Act||4|
|TOTAL state charges*||308|
*Reflects the number of individual charge filings, which often claim multiple types of discrimination; as a result, the number of total charges for any given fiscal year will be less than the total of the types of discrimination listedBack to News and Information