The EEOC recently released Fiscal Year 2022 data on workplace discrimination charges and the number received by the EEOC increased by 19% over Fiscal Year 2021. The types of charges include discrimination on the basis of sex, retaliation, disability, race, national origin, age, religion and disability accommodation, in order of number of types of charges. Every year, these most frequently identified issues have been the same – they include harassment, hiring, reasonable accommodations for disabilities, and discharge. Texas has been listed in the top three states with the most charges filed since 2016.
Ways business owners can help assist employees and reduce workplace dissatisfaction include;