EEOC Charge of Discrimination

Yesterday we spoke about the EEOC’s far-reaching investigative subpoena relating to a GINA charge, which appeared to delve into the employer’s systemic, company-wide practices and policies. The employer successfully blocked the subpoena, which a trade group’s “friend of the court” brief called “absurdly broad.”

Another such successful blocking of a far-reaching EEOC investigative subpoena was

The EEOC reported some time ago that it had received a record number charges of discrimination for the fiscal year ending 2011 – almost 100,000 nationwide.  The EEOC has just released a report breaking down these charges by number and percentage state by state, and by nature of charge, giving us a good picture of