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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2005

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2005. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

[1995 Statistics] - [1996 Statistics] - [1997 Statistics] - [1998 Statistics] - [1999 Statistics
[2000 Statistics] - [2001 Statistics] - [2002 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2004 Statistics]

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

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

2005 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] - [2004 Statistics]

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

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

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2005)     
(1) 2005 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     192          221               
 February    206          306               
 March       250          201               
 April       211          208               
 May         242          292               
 June        197          275               
 July        226          235               
 August      253          208               
 September   206          205               
 October     224          211               
 November    234          270               
 December    172          213               
                     
           2,613        2,845       308 cases  
                                    pending at
             218/mo.     237/mo.    end of year
 
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(2) 2005 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       1,829                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 190/1,829   10.4%
                          
Total Employer Appeals       1,000                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant 102/1,000   10.2%
                          
Total Department Appeals        16                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant  8/16     50.0%
                          
                          
 64% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 35% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2005 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     221       97 - 44%     158 - 71%      63 - 29%
 February    306      142 - 46%     198 - 65%     108 - 35%
 March       201      115 - 57%     149 - 74%      52 - 26%
 April       208      104 - 50%     176 - 85%      32 - 15%
 May         292      141 - 48%     245 - 84%      47 - 16%
 June        275      177 - 64%     228 - 83%      47 - 17%
 July        235      149 - 63%     187 - 80%      48 - 20%
 August      208      138 - 66%     174 - 84%      34 - 16%
 September   205      124 - 60%     173 - 84%      32 - 16%
 October     211       98 - 46%     174 - 82%      37 - 18%
 November    270      177 - 66%     250 - 93%      20 -  7%
 December    213      122 - 57%     163 - 77%      50 - 23%
                          
           2,845    1,584 - 56%   2,275 - 80%     570 - 20%
 
 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 (2005)
(1) 2005 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                                                  
                Appeals           Decisions   
                Received           Issued      
             
 January          24                29          
 February         25                34
 March            29                51          
 April            25                80          
 May              20                52          
 June             18                44
 July             16                41          
 August           31                28          
 September        31                34          
 October          23                22          
 November         25                28          
 December         23                12          
             
 Total           290               455          108 Pending at
                                                    End of Year
                  24/mo.            38/mo.     
 
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(2) 2005 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
 
Total Applicant Appeals               214 (47% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)   131/214    -   61%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part    23/214    -   11%
      Reversed                             24/214    -   11%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise    18/214    -    8%
      Remand for New Findings & Order       2/214    -    1%
      Remand/Other                          6/214    -    3%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction             2/214    -    1%
      Dismissed with prejudice              2/214    -    1%
      Dismissed/late petition               3/214    -    1%
      Petition withdrawn                    4/214    -    2%
Total Respondent Appeals              214 (47% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    151/214   -   71%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     20/214   -    9%
      Reversed                              11/214   -    5%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     20/214   -    9%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        4/214   -    2%
      Remand/Other                           2/214   -    1%
      Dismissed/late petition                1/214   -    0%
      Petition withdrawn                     5/214   -    2%
Applicant & Respondent Appeals         29  (6% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)      6/29    -   21%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      6/29    -   21%
      Reversed                               5/29    -   17%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise      8/29    -   28%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        3/29    -   10%
      Remand/Other                           1/29    -    3%
                                      
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2005)                    
(1) 2005 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
              Appeals        Decisions        
              Received       Issued           
                        
 January         11              8          
 February        11              7          
 March           11             13          
 April            8             12          
 May             10              7          
 June            11             16          
 July             8             13          
 August           4             18          
 September        6             10          
 October          9             12          
 November         7             17          Pending        
 December         8             11         End of Year        
                                
                104            144            48
                                     
                  9/mo.         12/mo.        
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(2) 2005 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                 Number        (%)
    Affirmed                        114        79%  
    Reversed                          4         3%   
    Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part       1         1%  
    Aff'd in part/Remanded            2         1%    
    Dismissed                         6         4%    
    Reversed & Remanded               4         3%  
    Settled/Withdrawn                 6         4%  
    Remanded                          7         5%
    Total                           144
Results:
58% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 6% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
35% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals, or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made by the 
    commission. 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
    
  Age                      37
  Retaliation              37
  Handicap/Disability      36
  Race                     35
  Sex                      19
  Arrest/Conviction        16
  Color                     7
  National Origin           6
  Religion                  4
  Ancestry                  3
  Marital Status            2
  Creed                     2
  Attorney Fees             2
  Sexual Orientation        1
  Relief                    1    
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      3
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2005 - 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       8        0 -  0%    1 - 13%     4 -  50%     3 -  38%
 February      7        2 - 29%    0 -  0%     4 -  57%     1 -  14%
 March        13        0 -  0%    2 - 15%     4 -  31%     7 -  54%
 April        12        2 - 17%    1 -  8%     4 -  33%     5 -  42%
 May           7        3 - 43%    0 -  0%     2 -  29%     2 -  29%
 June         16        3 - 19%    3 - 19%     6 -  38%     4 -  25%
 July         13        4 - 31%    1 -  8%     8 -  62%     0 -   0%
 August       18        3 - 17%    3 - 17%    12 -  67%     0 -   0%
 September    10        0 -  0%    2 - 20%     4 -  40%     4 -  40%
 October      12        2 - 17%    2 - 17%     4 -  33%     4 -  33%
 November     17        2 - 12%    3 - 18%    11 -  65%     1 -   6%
 December     11        3 - 27%    1 -  9%     5 -  45%     2 -  18%
                         
             144       24 - 17%   19 - 13%    68 -  47%    33 -  23% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2005)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    17
 Decisions issued                    29 
Of the 29 decisions issued, 5 (17%) were timeliness cases.
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          24 - 83%
 Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part         1 -  3%
 Remanded                            1 -  3%
 Dismissed                           3 - 10%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2005) 
2005 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               97 
      Circuit Court                           91  
      Court of Appeals                         4 
      Supreme Court                            2 
      Circuit Court Decisions           91
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     31 - 34%
            Reversed LIRC                     22 - 24%
              (In favor of employer  6 -  27%)     
              (Other*                16 - 73%)     
            Dismissed                         35 - 38%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         4 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  2 - 50%
            Remanded to Circuit Court          1 - 25%
            Dismissed                          1 - 25%    
      Supreme Court Decisions            2 
    
            Petitions Denied                   2 - 100%        
   
     * In favor of Dept. of Workforce Development;
       Trade Act group case
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2005 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions   4 
           Circuit Court                               3  
           Court of Appeals                            1 
      Circuit Court Decisions         3
 
           Affirmed LIRC                        2 -  67% 
           Dismissed                            1 -  33% 
      Court of Appeals Decisions      2
 
           Dismissed                            1 - 100%
 
 
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2005 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               51   
      Circuit Court                           41 
      Court of Appeals                         8 
      Supreme Court                            2 
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           41

            Affirmed LIRC                     34 - 83%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  2%
              (In favor of employee  1 - 100%)
            Aff'd. in part/Rev'd. in part      1 -  2%
            Remand                             1 -  2%
            Dismissed                          4 - 10%
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions         8        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        7 - 88%
            Aff'd/Rev'd Cir.Court, LIRC        1 - 13%
 
      Supreme Court                      2         
      
            Petitions Denied                     2 - 100%
        
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2005 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         35     
      Circuit Court                     22  
      Court of Appeals                   9  
      Supreme Court                      4  

                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           22  

            Affirmed LIRC                     13 - 59%
            Remand                             1 -  5%
            Dismissed                          3 - 14%
            Stipulation to Dismiss             5 - 23%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         9  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        5 - 56%
            Rev'd. in part; Remand             1 - 11%
            Dismissed                          2 - 22%
            Voluntary Dismissal                1 - 11%
      Supreme Court                      4  

            Petitions Denied                   4 - 100%
 
           
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GENERAL (2005) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           21,591     2,613      12%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     254        17       7%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION                900       290      32%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        305*      104      34%
*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%
 2005       2613          2845          84     3%

 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%
 2005         17           29           4     14%

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%
 2005        290          455          76     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%
 2005        104          144          23     16%
 
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