The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission releases data on private sector job discrimination in 2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released data on private sector job discrimination charges filed with the EEOC in fiscal year 2012, reporting nearly 100,000 charges. The EEOC received 26,379 charges alleging discrimination on the basis of a disability, or 26.5 percent of all charges. The EEOC provided data tables showing total charge receipts and resolutions for claims filed under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including detailed ADA charge data by impairment/charge basis.