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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2001

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2001. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

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2001 LIRC STATISTICS
 
Unemployment Insurance
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Decisions issued by type of appellant
Time taken to issue decisions
Workers Compensation
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Decisions issued by type of appellant
Equal Rights
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Decisions issued by type, result and issue
Time taken to issue decisions
Employer Tax or Liability ("Status") Cases
Number of appeals and decisions issued; results
Court Cases
Unemployment Insurance
Employer Tax or Liability ("Status") Cases
Workers Compensation
Equal Rights
General - All Programs
Appeals to LIRC as percentage of ALJ decisions issued
Comparison Between Years
[1995 Statistics] - [1996 Statistics] - [1997 Statistics] - [1998 Statistics] - [1999 Statistics]
[2000 Statistics] - [2002 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2004 Statistics] - [2005 Statistics]

[2006 Statistics] - [2007 Statistics] - [2008 Statistics] - [2009 Statistics] - [2010 Statistics]

[2011 Statistics] - [2012 Statistics] - [2013 Statistics]

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2001)     
(1) 2001 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     141          201               
 February    165          181               
 March       229          154               
 April       269          207               
 May         246          227               
 June        200          211               
 July        214          206               
 August      215          213               
 September   187          185               
 October     194          211               
 November    195          231               
 December    207          156               
                     
           2,462        2,383       368 cases  
                                    pending at
             205 /mo.     199/mo.   end of year
 
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(2) 2001 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       1,605                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 52/1,605   3.2%
                          
Total Employer Appeals         770                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant 80/770    10.4%
                          
Total Department Appeals        8                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant  5/8    62.5%
                          
                          
 67% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 32% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2001 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     201      158 - 79%     178 - 89%     23 - 11%
 February    181      137 - 76%     156 - 86%     25 - 14%
 March       154      125 - 81%     137 - 89%     17 - 11%
 April       207      163 - 79%     189 - 91%     18 -  9%
 May         227      161 - 71%     208 - 92%     19 -  8%
 June        211      149 - 71%     186 - 88%     25 - 12%
 July        206      119 - 58%     173 - 84%     33 - 16%
 August      213      119 - 56%     168 - 79%     45 - 21%
 September   185      111 - 60%     167 - 90%     18 - 10%
 October     211      131 - 62%     179 - 85%     32 - 15%
 November    231      140 - 61%     178 - 77%     53 - 23%
 December    156       86 - 55%     121 - 78%     35 - 22%
                          
           2,383    1,599 - 67%   2,040 - 86%    343 - 14%
 
 U.S. Dept. of Labor desired level of achievement for unemployment
 insurance is 50% of decisions issued in 45 days and 80% issued in
 75 days.
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WORKERS COMPENSATION (2001)
(1) 2001 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                          Files                   Pending
             Appeals     Received    Decisions   at End
             Received*   at LIRC     Issued      of Month**
             
 January       22          44          34          133
 February      32          23          33          132
 March         27          38          31          128
 April         35          21          28          135
 May           37          38          35          137
 June          33          39          30          140
 July          39          29          37          142
 August        47          52          48          141
 September     39          38          29          151
 October       33          34          17          167
 November      20          37          33          154
 December      24          24          44          134
             
 Total        388         417         399          134
           
               32/mo.      35/mo.      33/mo.     
* "Appeals Received" is number of new appeals filed. 
** "Pending at End of Month" is number of new appeals 
   filed plus number of files on hand at LIRC.     
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(2) 2001 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
Appeals decided on the merits:
     Applicant Appeals               133  (43% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                     115/133    -   86.5% 
           Reversed                       9/133    -    6.7% 
           Modified*                      9/133    -    6.7% 
                     
     Respondent Appeals              163  (52% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                     105/163    -   64.4% 
           Reversed                      26/163    -   15.9% 
           Modified*                     32/163    -   19.6% 
     Applicant AND Respondent Appeal  15   (5% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                       7/15     -   46.6%
           Reversed                       1/15     -    6.6% 
           Modified*                      7/15     -   46.6% 
     Total decided on merits:        311
Appeals remanded, dismissed, withdrawn:
     Remanded for:
        Approval of Compromise          25     -      6% of all appeals
        New Findings & Order             9     -      2%     "
        Other                           22     -      6%     "
     Dismissed with Prejudice            7     -      2%     "
     Dismissed/No Jurisdiction          16     -      4%     "
     Dismissed/Late Petition             5     -      1%     "
     Petition Withdrawn                  4     -      1%     "
     Total other appeals:          88
Total appeals:
     Appeals decided on the merits:           311 
     Appeals remanded, dismissed, withdrawn:   88 
                                    Total:    399
                 
 * Modified--New decisions with major changes in 
   benefits received or changes in periods of disability.
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2001)                    
(1) 2001 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
           Appeals     Decisions   Pending     
           Received    Issued      End of Month     
                     
 January       9          13          62     
 February      2          14          50     
 March        13           6          57     
 April         3          12          48     
 May          12           7          53     
 June         12           8          57     
 July         11           8          60     
 August        4          14          50     
 September     7           8          49     
 October       4           8          45     
 November      7           7          45
 December      5           7          43     
                     
              89         112          43     
                     
               7/mo.       9/mo.     
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(2) 2001 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                 Number        (%)
    Affirmance Decisions             92        82%  
    Reversal Decisions                4         4%  
    Dismissals                        9         8%  
    Remand                            4         4%  
    Settled/Withdrawn                 3         3%
    Total                           112
Results:
50% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 4% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
46% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals,or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made. 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
    
  Race                     31
  Handicap/Disability      27
  Retaliation              27
  Age                      22
  Sex                      16
  Arrest/Conviction        13
  National origin           4
  Color                     3
  Sexual Orientation        2
  Creed                     2
  Marital Status            1
  Religion                  1
  Relief (Reinstatement,
          Backpay)          1
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      2
 Failure to State a Claim/
 No Cause of Action         3
 Complaint not covered by
 FEA/No jurisdiction        1
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2001 - ER TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
      (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
            Total                              
            Decisions  Within     Within      Over 
            Issued     90 Days    180 Days    180 Days
                          
 January      13        8 - 62%    0 -  0%     5 -  38%
 February     14        4 - 29%    1 -  7%     9 -  64%
 March         6        0 -  0%    1 - 17%     5 -  83%
 April        12        1 -  8%    3 - 25%     8 -  67%
 May           7        2 - 29%    1 - 14%     4 -  57%
 June          8        4 - 50%    0 -  0%     4 -  50%
 July          8        2 - 25%    0 -  0%     6 -  75%
 August       14        8 - 57%    1 -  7%     5 -  36%
 September     8        2 - 25%    3 - 38%     3 -  38%
 October       8        2 - 25%    2 - 25%     4 -  50%
 November      7        4 - 57%    2 - 29%     1 -  14%
 December      7        2 - 29%    1 - 14%     4 -  57%
                         
             112       39 - 35%   15 - 13%    58 -  52% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2001)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    28
 Decisions issued                    35 
Of the 35 decisions issued, 1 (3%) was a timeliness case.
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          30 - 86%
 Reversed                            3 -  9%
 Dismissed                           1 -  3%
 Withdrawn                           1 -  3%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2001) 
2001 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               49 
      Circuit Court                           37  
      Court of Appeals                         8 
      Supreme Court                            4 
      Circuit Court Decisions           37
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     19 - 51%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  3%
              (In favor of employee  1 - 100%)     
            Remanded to LIRC                   3 -  8%
            Dismissed                         14 - 38%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         8 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  6 - 75%
            Reversed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  1 - 13%
            Remand to Circuit Court            1 - 13%
      Supreme Court                      4

            Petition Denied                    4 - 100%              
   
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2001 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability ("Status") Court Decisions     0     
  
 
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2001 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               77   
      Circuit Court                           45 
      Court of Appeals                        24 
      Supreme Court(incl. Petitions denied)    8 
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           45
            Affirmed LIRC                     33 - 73%
            Reversed LIRC                      3 -  7%
              (In favor of employee  2 - 67%)
              (In favor of employer  1 - 33%)
            Remanded                           1 -  2% 
            Dismissed                          8 - 18% 
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        24        
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC       20 - 83%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        2 -  8%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 -  4%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 -  4%
 
      Supreme Court                      8   
            
            Petition Denied                    6 - 75%
            Aff'd Ct.App., Aff'd Cir.Ct.,
               Aff'd LIRC                      1 - 13%
            Aff'd Cir.Ct., Aff'd LIRC,
               (No review by Ct.App.)          1 - 13%
                     
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2001 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         22     
      Circuit Court                     13  
      Court of Appeals                   6  
      Supreme Court                      3  
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           13  

            Affirmed LIRC                      6 - 46%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  8%
              (In favor of employee 1 - 100%)
            Reversed/Remanded                  1 -  8% 
            Dismissed                          5 - 38%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         6  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        1 - 17%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 - 17%
            Aff'd/rev'd in part Cir.Court, 
              Reinstated LIRC decision         1 - 17%
            Dismissed - no jurisdiction        2 - 33%
            Voluntary dismissal                1 - 17%
      Supreme Court                      3  
            Petition denied                    3 - 100% 
           
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GENERAL (2001) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           23,448     2,462      10%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     177        28      16%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION              1,377       388      28%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                       311*        89      29%
*Includes Fair Employment and Public Accommodation cases.
 Housing and Family & Medical Leave cases are not appealable
 to LIRC.        
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COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS - 
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE 
         Appeals     Decisions      Appeals     
        Received        Issued     to Court     %  
                     
 1989       2194          1916          87     5%
 1990       2880          2633          42     2%
 1991       3286          3250          76     2%
 1992       3426          3194          83     3%
 1993       3582          3656          90     2%
 1994       3098          3346          74     2%
 1995       2509          2704          77     3%
 1996       2466          2413          53     2%
 1997       2427          2316          60     3%
 1998       2378          2363          48     2%
 1999       2152          2243          40     2%
 2000       2034          2054          50     2%
 2001       2462          2383          49     2%

 


 COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS - STATUS
          Appeals   Decisions       Appeals     
         Received      Issued      to Court     %
                     
 1989        100          118          29     25%
 1990         78           82          15     18%
 1991         91           78          11     14%
 1992        114           93          18     19%
 1993        105          114          26     23%
 1994         96          132          24     18%
 1995         49           62          10     16%
 1996         33           42           7     17%
 1997         24           24           1      4%
 1998         24           27           4     15%
 1999         39           35           5     14%
 2000         22           31           0      0%
 2001         28           35           3      9%

 


COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS - 
WORKERS COMPENSATION 
         Appeals    Decisions      Appeals          
        Received       Issued     to Court      %
                     
 1989        543          485          97     20%
 1990        587          478          84     18%
 1991        620          625          87     14%
 1992        655          685         134     20%
 1993        587          571         119     21%
 1994        502          669         143     21%
 1995        502          495          97     20%
 1996        559          553          91     16%
 1997        502          493          85     17%
 1998        491          495          73     15%
 1999        406          483          93     19%
 2000        412          405          60     15%
 2001        388          399          56     14%

 


 COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS - EQUAL RIGHTS 
         Appeals    Decisions      Appeals         
        Received       Issued     to Court      %
                     
 1989         78           71          19     27%
 1990        128           92          14     15%
 1991        121          119          18     15%
 1992        103          113          22     19%
 1993        116          115          28     24%
 1994        136          152          25     16%
 1995        145          148          32     22%
 1996        102          131          23     18%
 1997        145          119          16     13%
 1998         96           98          16     16%
 1999         79           88          15     17%
 2000        119           91          13     14%
 2001         89          112          15     13%
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