Workplace Sexual Harassment Statistics


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Which of the following is not true of recent trends in workplace sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC?

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1. Cassandra believes she has been sexually harassed by her co-worker, Charles. She filed a complaint with the EEOC, but after an investigation the EEOC determined that there was no reasonable cause to support Cassandra's claim. Cassandra wonders if this is a common result. About what percentage of EEOC claims end in a determination of no reasonable cause?

2. Adam filed a sexual harassment complaint with the EEOC. In the meantime, Adam's employer fired the employee who harassed Adam, and gave Adam a week of paid vacation. What does the EEOC call this type of resolution?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The EEOC keeps working to help investigate workplace sexual harassment, and this quiz tests your comprehension of terms related to this concept as well as statistics provided by the EEOC.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on sexual harassment statistics tests your understanding of:

  • What is not true about charges filed with the EEOC
  • The percentage of charges the EEOC determined to be of no reasonable cause
  • A phrase used by the EEOC for any resolution to a charge that results in a gain for the charging party
  • The term for a given EEOC process
  • Charges filed by the EEOC that are closed without resolution

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw relevant information from the lesson on workplace sexual harassment statistics
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a trend in workplace sexual harassment charges is or is not true
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about workplace sexual harassment charges

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Workplace Sexual Harassment Statistics can provide you with further information regarding this topic. It covers the following objectives:

  • Examine the downward trend of sexual harassment charges filed
  • Compare the statistics of charging claims by gender
  • Explain reasonable cause determination
  • Explore possible benefits of winning a case