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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2004

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2004. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

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[2000 Statistics] - [2001 Statistics] - [2002 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2005 Statistics]

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

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

2004 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] - [2002 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2005 Statistics]

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

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

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2004)     
(1) 2004 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     332          299               
 February    332          496               
 March       325          499               
 April       322          388               
 May         270          337               
 June        277          350               
 July        259          384               
 August      362          337               
 September   266          280               
 October     275          288               
 November    230          369               
 December    223          300               
                     
           3,473        4,327        546 cases  
                                    pending at
             289/mo.     361/mo.    end of year
 
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(2) 2004 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       2,696                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 297/2,696   11.0%
                          
Total Employer Appeals       1,621                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant 116/1,621    7.2%
                          
Total Department Appeals        10                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant  6/10     60.0%
                          
                          
 62% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 37% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2004 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     299       22 -  7%      54 - 18%     245 - 82%
 February    496       83 - 17%     143 - 29%     353 - 71%
 March       499       60 - 12%     103 - 21%     396 - 79%
 April       388       66 - 17%     135 - 35%     253 - 65%
 May         337       52 - 15%      75 - 22%     262 - 78%
 June        350       33 -  9%      56 - 16%     294 - 84%
 July        384       48 - 13%     138 - 36%     246 - 64%
 August      337       54 - 16%     203 - 60%     134 - 40%
 September   280       64 - 23%     205 - 73%      75 - 27%
 October     288       81 - 28%     164 - 57%     124 - 43%
 November    369      159 - 43%     258 - 70%     111 - 30%
 December    300      153 - 51%     213 - 71%      87 - 29%
                          
           4,327      875 - 20%   1,747 - 40%   2,580 - 60%
 
 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. (Measurement period for issuing 80% of decisions in 75 days
 ended in March 2005 and is no longer a DOL desired level of 
 achievement for unemployment insurance decisions.)
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WORKERS COMPENSATION (2004)
(1) 2004 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                                                  
                Appeals           Decisions   
                Received           Issued      
             
 January          22                25          
 February         25                27          
 March            35                25          
 April            54                29          
 May              31                41          
 June             29                27
 July             34                35          
 August           25                33          
 September        33                17          
 October          16                23          
 November         31                36          
 December         26                14          
             
 Total           361               332          275 Pending at
                                                    End of Year
                  30/mo.            28/mo.     
 
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(2) 2004 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
 
Total Applicant Appeals               143 (43% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    94/143    -   66%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     7/143    -    7%
      Reversed                             14/143    -   17%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     4/143    -    3%
      Remand/Other                          3/143    -    2%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction             6/143    -    4%
      Dismissed/late petition               4/143    -    3%
      Petition withdrawn                    1/143    -    1%
Total Respondent Appeals              170 (51% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)     94/170   -   55%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     14/170   -    8%
      Reversed                              16/170   -    9%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     27/170   -   16%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        8/170   -    5%
      Remand/Other                           3/170   -    2%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction              2/170   -    1%
      Dismissed/late petition                1/170   -    1%
      Petition withdrawn                     5/170   -    3%
Applicant & Respondent Appeals         19  (6% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)      8/19    -   42%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      1/19    -    5%
      Reversed                               2/19    -   11%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise      7/19    -   37%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        0/19    -    0%
      Remand/Other                           1/19    -    5%
                                      
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2004)                    
(1) 2004 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
              Appeals        Decisions        
              Received       Issued           
                        
 January          5             11          
 February        10              9          
 March            7              7          
 April           10              9          
 May              6             12          
 June             4              8          
 July             5              6          
 August          11              9          
 September       14             10          
 October         11             11          
 November         6              5          Pending        
 December         8              4         End of Year        
                                
                 97            101            88
                                     
                  8/mo.          8/mo.        
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(2) 2004 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                 Number        (%)
    Affirmed                         79        78%  
    Reversed                          3         3%  
    Dismissed                         7         7%    
    Reversed & Remanded               6         6%  
    Settled/Withdrawn                 3         3%  
    Remanded                          3         3%
    Total                           101
Results:
45% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 8% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
47% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals,or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made by the 
    commission. 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
    
  Handicap/Disability      30
  Retaliation              27
  Race                     27
  Sex                      18
  Age                      15
  Arrest/Conviction        13
  Sexual Orientation        2
  Ancestry                  2
  National Origin           2
  Religion                  2
  Marital Status            1    
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      2
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2004 - ER TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
      (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
            Total                              
            Decisions    Within     90-180      180-365       Over
            Issued      90 Days      Days        Days       365 days
                          
 January       4        3 - 75%    0 -  0%     0 -   0%     1 -  25%
 February      5        1 - 20%    0 -  0%     1 -  20%     3 -  60%
 March        11        4 - 36%    2 - 18%     5 -  45%     0 -   0%
 April        10        6 - 60%    0 -  0%     2 -  20%     2 -  20%
 May           9        2 - 22%    1 - 11%     2 -  22%     4 -  44%
 June          6        2 - 33%    0 -  0%     1 -  17%     3 -  50%
 July          8        2 - 25%    2 - 25%     3 -  38%     1 -  13%
 August       12        1 -  8%    4 - 33%     4 -  33%     3 -  25%
 September     9        1 - 11%    2 - 22%     4 -  44%     2 -  22%
 October       7        2 - 29%    1 - 14%     3 -  43%     1 -  14%
 November      9        1 - 11%    3 - 33%     1 -  11%     4 -  44%
 December     11        5 - 45%    2 - 18%     2 -  18%     2 -  18%
                         
             101       30 - 30%   17 - 17%    28 -  28%    26 -  26% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2004)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    22
 Decisions issued                    19 
Of the 19 decisions issued, 12 (42%) were timeliness cases.
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          16 - 84%
 Reversed                            1 -  5%
 Affirmed/Reversed                   1 -  5%
 Dismissed                           1 -  5%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2004) 
2004 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               63 
      Circuit Court                           56  
      Court of Appeals                         7 
      Supreme Court                            0 
      Circuit Court Decisions           56
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     42 - 75%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  2%
              (In favor of employer  1 - 100%)     
            Dismissed                         13 - 23%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         7 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  4 - 57%
            Affirmed - Other                   1 - 14%
            Reversed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  1 - 14%
            Dismissed                          1 - 14%        
   
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2004 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions   3 
           Circuit Court                               1  
           Court of Appeals                            2 
           Supreme Court                               0 
      Circuit Court Decisions         1
 
           Dismissed                            1 - 100%
 
      Court of Appeals Decisions      2
 
           Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC    2 - 100%
 
 
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2004 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               48   
      Circuit Court                           36 
      Court of Appeals                        10 
      Supreme Court(incl. Petitions denied)    2 
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           36

            Affirmed LIRC                     25 - 69%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 -  6%
              (In favor of employer  2 - 100%)
            Affirm in part/Remand              1 -  3%
            Remand                             1 -  1%
            Dismissed                          7 - 19%
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        10        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        8 - 80%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 - 10%
            Dismissed                          1 - 10%
 
      Supreme Court                      2         
      
            Aff'd Ct. App, Aff'd Cir.Court, 
                Rev'd LIRC                     1 -  50%
            Aff'd Ct. App, Rev'd Cir.Court, 
                Rev'd LIRC                     1 -  50%          
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2004 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         25     
      Circuit Court                     21  
      Court of Appeals                   3  
      Supreme Court                      1  

                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           21  

            Affirmed LIRC                     12 - 57%
            Affirm in part/Reverse in part     1 -  5%
            Dismissed                          4 - 19%
            Stipulation to Dismiss             4 - 19%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         3  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        2 - 67%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Dismissed         1 - 33%
      Supreme Court                      1  

            Aff'd Ct. App, Aff'd Cir.Court, 
                Aff'd LIRC                     1 - 100%
 
           
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GENERAL (2004) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           25,086     3,473      14%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     302        22       7%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION              1,082       371      34%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        335*       97      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%
 2002       3133          2806          65     2%
 2003       3985          3200          57     2%
 2004       3473          4327          58     1%

 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%
 2003         17           30           3     10%
 2004         22           19           3     16%

 


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%
 2003        346          337          54     16%
 2004        361          332          55     17%

 


 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%
 2003        120          108          16     15%
 2004         97          101          24     24%
 
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