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2002 increase in EEOC employment discrimination charges

[JURIST] The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission [official website] released a report Thursday indicating that charges alleging employment discrimination in the private sector increased to 84,442 in Fiscal Year 2002 (which ended September 30), up 4.5% from the previous year. Most of the increase involved charges of religious, age and national origin discrimination. Read the EEOC press release. Review the EEOC's Enforcement and Litigation Statistics.

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