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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2002

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2002. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

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[2000 Statistics] - [2001 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2004 Statistics] - [2005 Statistics]

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

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

2002 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] - [2001 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 (2002)     
(1) 2002 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     290          247               
 February    231          229               
 March       283          247               
 April       269          235               
 May         286          293               
 June        301          210               
 July        223          242               
 August      256          231               
 September   244          231               
 October     219          244               
 November    276          164               
 December    255          233               
                     
           3,133        2,806       695 cases  
                                    pending at
             261 /mo.     234/mo.   end of year
 
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(2) 2002 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       2,016                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 55/2,016   2.7%
                          
Total Employer Appeals         783                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant 160/783   20.4%
                          
Total Department Appeals        7                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant  3/7    42.8%
                          
                          
 72% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 28% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2002 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     247      149 - 60%     218 - 88%     29 - 12%
 February    229      119 - 52%     201 - 88%     28 - 12%
 March       247      141 - 57%     212 - 86%     35 - 14%
 April       235      114 - 49%     192 - 82%     43 - 18%
 May         293      155 - 53%     250 - 85%     43 - 15%
 June        210       95 - 45%     167 - 80%     43 - 20%
 July        242       59 - 24%     173 - 71%     69 - 29%
 August      231       44 - 19%     171 - 74%     60 - 26%
 September   231       41 - 18%     164 - 71%     67 - 29%
 October     244       38 - 16%     160 - 66%     84 - 34%
 November    164       20 - 12%      72 - 44%     92 - 56%
 December    233       28 - 12%     132 - 57%    101 - 43%
                          
           2,806    1,003 - 36%   2,112 - 75%    694 - 25%
 
 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 (2002)
(1) 2002 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                          Files                   Pending
             Appeals     Received    Decisions   at End
             Received*   at LIRC     Issued      of Month**
             
 January       42          29          35          141
 February      38          27          37          142
 March         35          51          34          143
 April         33          39          38          138
 May           24          28          32          130
 June          42          32          27          145
 July          35          27          37          143
 August        31          35          17          157
 September     35          37          26          166
 October       35          39          35          166
 November      43          38          29          180
 December      20          21          32          168
             
 Total        413         403         379          168
           
               34/mo.      34/mo.      32/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) 2002 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
Appeals decided on the merits:
     Applicant Appeals                151 (49% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                      129/151    -   85.4% 
           Modified & Affirmed            14/151    -    9.3%
           Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part     1/151    -    0.7%  
           Reversed                        7/151    -    4.6% 
                     
     Respondent Appeals               144 (46% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                       69/144    -   47.9% 
           Modified & Affirmed            15/144    -   10.4%
           Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part    25/144    -   17.4%  
           Reversed                       35/144    -   24.3%
     Applicant & Respondent Appeal     15  (5% of appeals decided on the merits)
           Affirmed                        3/15     -   20.0% 
           Modified & Affirmed             3/15     -   20.0%
           Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part     6/15     -   40.0%  
           Reversed                        3/15     -   20.0%
     Total decided on merits:         310
Appeals remanded, dismissed, withdrawn:
     Remanded for:
        Approval of Compromise          32     -      8% of all appeals
        New Findings & Order             8     -      2%     "
        Other                            8     -      2%     "
     Dismissed with Prejudice            1     -      0%     "
     Dismissed/No Jurisdiction           7     -      2%     "
     Dismissed/Late Petition             6     -      2%     "
     Petition Withdrawn                  7     -      2%     "
                     
     Total other appeals:               69
Total appeals:
     Appeals decided on the merits:           310 
     Appeals remanded, dismissed, withdrawn:   69 
                                    Total:    379
      
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2002)                    
(1) 2002 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
           Appeals     Decisions   Pending     
           Received    Issued      End of Month     
                     
 January       6           9          40     
 February     12           6          46     
 March         7           8          45     
 April         9           5          49     
 May           6           6          49     
 June         10           9          50     
 July          7           6          51     
 August       10           3          58     
 September     5           3          60     
 October       9           8          61     
 November      7           4          64
 December      9           7          66     
                     
              97          74          66     
                     
               8/mo.       6/mo.     
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(2) 2002 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                 Number        (%)
    Affirmed                         56        76%  
    Reversed                          5         7%  
    Dismissed                         5         7%    
    Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part       1         1%
    Reversed & Remanded               1         1%  
    Settled/Withdrawn                 5         7%  
    Remanded                          1         1%
    Total                            74
Results:
44% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 7% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
49% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals,or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made by the 
    commission. 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
    
  Retaliation              21
  Handicap/Disability      20
  Race                     15
  Age                      14
  Sex                      14
  Arrest/Conviction        12
  Sexual Orientation        2
  Marital Status            1
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      3
 Failure to State a Claim/
 No Cause of Action         1
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2002 - ER TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
      (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
            Total                              
            Decisions  Within     Within      Over 
            Issued     90 Days    180 Days    180 Days
                          
 January       9        4 - 44%    1 - 11%     4 -  44%
 February      6        0 -  0%    0 -  0%     6 - 100%
 March         8        3 - 38%    0 -  0%     5 -  63%
 April         5        2 - 40%    2 - 40%     1 -  20%
 May           6        0 -  0%    0 -  0%     6 - 100%
 June          9        3 - 33%    4 - 44%     2 -  22%
 July          6        3 - 50%    3 - 50%     0 -   0%
 August        3        1 - 33%    0 -  0%     2 -  67%
 September     3        0 -  0%    1 - 33%     2 -  67%
 October       8        2 - 25%    1 - 13%     5 -  63%
 November      4        3 - 75%    0 -  0%     1 -  25%
 December      7        2 - 29%    1 - 14%     4 -  57%
                         
              74       23 - 31%   13 - 18%    38 -  51% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2002)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    17
 Decisions issued                    17 
Of the 17 decisions issued, 1 (6%) was a timeliness case.
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          13 - 76%
 Reversed                            1 -  6%
 Dismissed                           1 -  6%
 Withdrawn                           2 - 12%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2002) 
2002 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               86 
      Circuit Court                           78  
      Court of Appeals                         8 
      Supreme Court                            0 
      Circuit Court Decisions           78
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     48 - 62%
            Reversed LIRC                      3 -  4%
              (In favor of employee  3 - 100%)     
            Dismissed                         27 - 35%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         8 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  4 - 50%
            Reversed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  2 - 25%
            Remand to Circuit Court            1 - 13%
            Dismissed                          1 - 13%
      Supreme Court                      0             
   
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2002 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions     3   
      Circuit Court Decisions            3
 
            Affirmed LIRC                      3 - 100%
 
 
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2002 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               71   
      Circuit Court                           51 
      Court of Appeals                        17 
      Supreme Court(incl. Petitions denied)    3 
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           51
            Affirmed LIRC                     38 - 75%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 -  4%
              (In favor of employee  2 - 100%)
            Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part        1 -  2%
            Remanded                           1 -  2% 
            Dismissed                          9 - 18% 
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        17        
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC       11 - 65%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        3 - 18%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Dismissed         1 -  6%
            Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part        1 - 12%
 
      Supreme Court                      3   
            
            Petition Denied                    3 - 100%
                     
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2002 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         20     
      Circuit Court                     13  
      Court of Appeals                   5  
      Supreme Court                      1  
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           13  

            Affirmed LIRC                      5 - 38%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 - 15%
              (In favor of employee 1 - 50%)
              (In favor of employer 1 - 50%) 
            Dismissed                          6 - 46%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         5  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        1 - 20%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        2 - 40%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Dismissed         1 - 20%
            Dismissed                          1 - 20%
      Supreme Court                      1  
            Petition denied                    1 - 100% 
           
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GENERAL (2002) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           26,930     3,133      12%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     164        17      10%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION              1,099       413      38%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        324*       97      30%
*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%
 2002       3133          2806          65     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%
 2002         17           17           3     18%

 


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%
 2002        413          379          55     15%

 


 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%
 2002         97           74          18     24%
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