EEOC Hawaii Statistics Released

The statistics on Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charges filed by state and basis for fiscal years 2009-2016 have been released. While the number of total charges filed with the EEOC increased nationwide for the last two years, the number of total charges filed in Hawaii in 2016 decreased for the second year in a row. Of the 291 total charges filed last year, more than half were based on claims of retaliation, primarily Title VII.