Now, I’ll admit it. I didn’t read the whole report. Blogging has got me all messed up. I can’t read anything that’s more than 250 words. So, I just stopped at the part in the report where it said that total charges dropped by 5,000 in FY14. So, I didn’t get to the part of the report that credits this blog, in particular, for the drop in charges. But, I assume it’s in there somewhere.
I also wanted to give a nice shout-out to the EEOC’s national mediation program, in which I participate as a pro-bono mediator. Of the 10,221 mediations conducted in FY14, 7,846 of ’em settled. Based on the math I just did in my head, that’s a success rate of 97%. Ok, 77%. But, that’s still pretty darn good. Shaq’s free throw percentage is jealous.
Overall, the EEOC set 14 targets for itself, of which 7 were met and 7 were exceeded. So, kudos — kids still say kudos, right? — to the EEOC.
Finally, here are the results from Monday’s WWHRD (What Would HR Do?) where I asked the following question: If your employee posted a racist, angry racist Ferguson tweet, how would you recommend that the company respond?
- Termination 37%
- Suspension 31%
- Warning 17%
- Nothing 6%
- Other 8%
And, I’m pleased to report that 100% of you loved the poll!