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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2010

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2010. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

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2010 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
 
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[2000 Statistics] - [2001 Statistics] - [2002 Statistics] - [2003 Statistics] - [2004 Statistics]
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[2011 Statistics] - [2012 Statistics] - [2013 Statistics]

 


UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2010)     
(1) 2010 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     218          324               
 February    256          271               
 March       278          511               
 April       298          195               
 May         252          275               
 June        306          264               
 July        252          328               
 August      289          366               
 September   330          309               
 October     353          269               
 November    300          199               
 December    392          265               
                     
 Year      3,524        3,576       686* cases  
                                    pending at
             294/mo.     298/mo.    end of year
*Includes all programs (UCFX, EB, EUC, etc.) but not multi-claimant cases
 
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(2) 2010 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       2,634                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 208/2,634     7.9%
                          
Total Employer Appeals         936                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant    62/936     6.6%
                          
Total Department Appeals        6                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant     3/6      50%
                          
                          
 74% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 26% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2010 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions    within         within          Over 
           Issued      45 Days        75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     324        96 - 30%      147 - 45%      177 - 55%
 February    271        37 - 14%       66 - 24%      205 - 76%
 March       511        78 - 15%      257 - 50%      254 - 50%
 April       195        97 - 50%      167 - 86%       28 - 14%
 May         275       107 - 39%      237 - 86%       38 - 14%
 June        264        93 - 35%      206 - 78%       58 - 22%
 July        328        48 - 15%      219 - 67%      109 - 33%
 August      366       137 - 37%      326 - 89%       40 - 11%
 September   309       215 - 70%      274 - 89%       35 - 11%
 October     269       167 - 62%      247 - 92%       22 -  8%
 November    199       115 - 58%      180 - 90%       19 - 10%
 December    265        64 - 24%      209 - 79%       56 - 21%
                          
 Year      3,576      1,254 - 35%   2,535 - 71%    1,041 - 29%
 
U. S. Department of Labor "time lapse" standard, effective
April 1, 2008, is for average age of pending cases not to exceed
40 days.
    2010 - UI CASE AGING STATISTICS                                            
                
                   Average age of     Median      
                   pending cases  
 
 January                 61             59          
 February                53             48
 March                   33             26          
 April                   36             30          
 May                     41             34          
 June                    43             36
 July                    38             32          
 August                  33             22          
 September               29             20          
 October                 29             25          
 November                37             33          
 December                37             30          
             
 Yearly Average          39             33
 
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WORKERS COMPENSATION (2010)
(1) 2010 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                                                  
                Appeals           Decisions   
                Received           Issued      
             
 January          23                17          
 February         17                17
 March            26                30          
 April            20                18          
 May              20                30          
 June             15                23
 July             15                14          
 August           27                17          
 September        23                19          
 October          12                17          
 November         21                14          
 December         19                20          
             
 Total           238               236         86 Pending at
                                                  End of Year
                  20/mo.            20/mo.     
 
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(2) 2010 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
 
TOTAL APPEALS                         236
Total Applicant Appeals               120 (51% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    75/120    -   63%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     5/120    -    4%
      Reversed                             11/120    -    9%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     6/120    -    5%
      Dismissed/late petition               1/120    -    1%
      Remand for New Findings & Order       3/120    -    3%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction             9/120    -    8%
      Remand/Other                          5/120    -    4%
      Petition withdrawn                    5/120    -    4%
Total Respondent Appeals              102  (43% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)     57/102   -   56%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      9/102   -    9%
      Reversed                               3/102   -    3%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     21/102   -   21%
      Remand/Other                           3/102   -    3%
      Petition Withdrawn                     5/102   -    5%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        3/102   -    3%
      Dismissed/Late Petition                1/102   -    1%
Applicant & Respondent Appeals         14  (6% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)      6/14    -   43%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      7/14    -   50%
      Reversed                               1/14    -    7%
NOTE: Because percentages are rounded some totals may exceed 100%                  
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2010)                    
(1) 2010 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
              Appeals        Decisions        
              Received       Issued           
                        
 January          5              3          
 February         4              6          
 March           20              8          
 April           21              8          
 May              5              8          
 June             6             10          
 July             9              8          
 August          10              8          
 September       14              8          
 October         10              7          
 November         8              2          Pending        
 December        17             12         End of Year        
                                
                129             88            138
                                     
                 11/mo.          7/mo.        
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(2) 2010 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                          Number      (%)
    Affirmed                                 66       75%    
    Reversed                                  2        2%   
    Aff'd in part/Rev'd & Remanded in part    1        1%   
    Reversed & Remanded                       4        5%
    Remanded                                  4        5%    
    Dismissed (late petition)                 6        7% 
    Settled/Withdrawn                         5        6%
    Total                                    88
    (Note: Because percentages are rounded, total exceeds 100%) 
Results:
51% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 0% 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              29
  Race                     24
  Sex                      19
  Handicap/Disability      19
  Age                      13
  Arrest/Conviction        13
  Color                     6
  National Origin           2
  Sexual Orientation        2
  Ancestry                  1
  Use of lawful products    1   
PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION        6
POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION    1  
  
Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2010 - 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       3        1 - 33%    0 -  0%     2 -  67%     0 -   0%
 February      6        0 -  0%    3 - 50%     1 -  17%     2 -  33%
 March         8        2 - 25%    0 -  0%     2 -  25%     4 -  50%
 April         8        2 - 25%    0 -  0%     4 -  50%     2 -  25%
 May           8        2 - 25%    1 - 13%     2 -  25%     3 -  38%
 June         10        7 - 70%    1 - 10%     2 -  20%     0 -   0%
 July          8        1 - 13%    1 - 13%     2 -  25%     4 -  50%
 August        8        1 - 13%    0 -  0%     1 -  13%     6 -  75%
 September     8        1 - 13%    1 - 13%     3 -  38%     3 -  38%
 October       7        3 - 43%    0 -  0%     1 -  14%     3 -  43%
 November      2        1 - 50%    0 -  0%     0 -   0%     1 -  50%
 December     12        5 - 42%    0 -  0%     2 -  17%     5 -  42%
                         
              88       26 - 30%    7 -  8%    22 -  25%    33 -  38% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2010)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    15
 Decisions issued                    15 
 
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                           9 - 56%
 Reversed                            1 -  6% 
 Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part         2 - 13%  
 Remand                              1 -  6%  
 Dismissed                           1 -  6%  
 Withdrawn                           2 - 13%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2010) 
2010 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions              113 
      Circuit Court                          104  
      Court of Appeals                         7  
      Supreme Court                            2 
      Circuit Court Decisions          104
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     59 - 57%
            Reversed LIRC                      3 -  3%
            Remand to LIRC                     5 -  5%
            Dismissed                         37 - 36%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         7 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC   3 -  43%
            Affirmed/Other                      1 -  14%
            Dismissed                           3 -  43%
      Supreme Court Decisions            2
    
            Petition denied                     2 - 100%
 
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2010 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions   5 
           Circuit Court                               2
           Court of Appeals                            2
           Supreme Court                               1
      Circuit Court Decisions         2
 
           Affirmed LIRC                        1 -  50%
           Dismissed                            1 -  50%
      Court of Appeals Decisions      2
 
           Aff'd Cir. Ct., Aff'd LIRC           1 -  50%
           Rev'd Cir. Ct., Rev'd LIRC           1 -  50% 
      Supreme Court Decisions         1
 
           Dismissed                            1 - 100%
 
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2010 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               47   
      Circuit Court                           27 
      Court of Appeals                        17 
      Supreme Court                            3
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           27

            Affirmed LIRC                     25 - 93%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 -  7%
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        17        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC       11 - 65%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 -  6%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        2 - 12%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        2 - 12%
            Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part        1 -  6%
               (Circuit Court & LIRC)
                         
                     
      Supreme Court Decisions            3        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC*       1 - 33%
            Petition Denied                    2 - 66%
            *Case certified to Supreme Court by Court of Appeals,
             no COurt of Appeals decision 
        
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2010 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         9     
      Circuit Court                      7  
      Court of Appeals                   1  
      Supreme Court                      1  

                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           7  

            Affirmed LIRC                      4 - 57%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 - 29%
            Dismissed                          1 - 14%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         1  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        1 - 100%
      Supreme Court                      1  

            Petition Denied                    1 - 100%
 
           
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GENERAL (2010) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           30,261     3,524      12%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     260        15       6%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION                658       238      36%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        400*      122      31%
*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      2,194         1,916          87     4.6%
 1990      2,880         2,633          42     1.6%
 1991      3,286         3,250          76     2.3%
 1992      3,426         3,194          83     2.6%
 1993      3,582         3,656          90     2.5%
 1994      3,098         3,346          74     2.2%
 1995      2,509         2,704          77     2.9%
 1996      2,466         2,413          53     2.2%
 1997      2,427         2,316          60     2.6%
 1998      2,378         2,363          48     2.0%
 1999      2,152         2,243          40     1.8%
 2000      2,034         2,054          50     2.4%
 2001      2,462         2,383          49     2.1%
 2002      3,133         2,806          65     2.3%
 2003      3,985         3,200          57     1.8%
 2004      3,473         4,327          58     1.3%
 2005      2,613         2,845          84     3.0%
 2006      2,305         2,303          71     3.1%
 2007      2,313         2,251          47     2.1%
 2008      2,475         2,473          60     2.4%
 2009      3,135         2,680          92     3.4%
 2010      3,524         3,576         130     3.6%

 COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS - 
 STATUS (EMPLOYER  TAX OR LIABILITY)
          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%
 2006         20           17           5     29%
 2007         36           30           5     17%
 2008         18           31           4     13%
 2009         17           17           5     29%
 2010         15           16           2     13%

 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%
 2006        250          282          37     13%
 2007        304          263          38     14%
 2008        275          306          60     20%
 2009        251          253          42     17%
 2010        238          236          37     16%

 


 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%
 2006         96           91          17     19%
 2007        101           85          12     14%
 2008         96          101          16     16%
 2009        118           88          10     11%
 2010        122           88          15     17%
 
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