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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 1995  

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 1995. Persons with questions about the statistics in any of these categories are encouraged to contact LIRC.

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1995 LIRC STATISTICS
 
Unemployment Compensation
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Decisions isued by type of appellant
Time taken to issue decisions
Workers Compensation
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Decisions isued by type of appellant
Equal Rights
Number of appeals and decisions issued
Time taken to issue decisions
Decisions isued by type of issue
Employer Tax or Liability ("Status") Cases
Number of appeals and decisions issued; results
Court Cases
Unemployment Compensation
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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 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (1995)     
                              
1995 -- (UC) NUMBER OF APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                                       
               Appeals     Decisions 
                Filed       Issued   
          
     January      200          198       
     February     193          257       
     March        267          286       
     April        212          248       
     May          214          223       
     June         239          264       
     July         177          212       
     August       228          267       
     September    209          156       
     October      223          187       
     November     192          207       
     December     155          199       
                                        
                2,509         2,704    523 cases 
                209/mo.       225/mo.   pending at 
                                        end of year

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1995 -- (UC) DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
   
 Total Claimant Appeals            1,813      
   Reversed in Favor of Claimant      63/1,813 -  3.5%
               
Total Employer Appeals               857     
  Reversed in Favor of Employer      143/857   - 16.7% 
     
Total Department Appeals              34    
  Reversed                            21/34    - 61.8% 
   
67% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants    
32% of LIRC appeals were by Employers   
1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Industry, Labor and 
Human Relations

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1995 -- UC TIME LAPSE STATISTICS
                                             
        Decisions         45 Days      75 Days      Over 
          Issued                                  75 Days
                         
January      198          77-39%       123-62%     75-38%
February     257          120-47%*     182-71%     75-29%
March        286          137-48%*     194-68%     92-32% 
April        248          124-50%*     186-75%     62-25% 
May          223          126-57%*     164-74%     59-26% 
June         264          136-52%*     197-75%     67-25% 
July         212          119-56%*     153-72%     59-28% 
August       267          129-48%*     208-78%     59-22% 
September    156          94-60%*      131-84%*    25-16% 
October      187          124-66%*     164-88%*    23-12% 
November     207          116-56%*     158-76%     49-24% 
December     199          118-59%*     159-80%*    40-20% 
                                        
            2704          1420-53%*     2019-75%     685-25%
                                        
*MEETS DOL-ETA DESIRED LEVEL OF ACHIEVEMENT
(40% IN 45 DAYS, 80% IN 75 DAYS)

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WORKERS COMPENSATION  (1995)   

1995 -- (WC) NUMBER OF APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:

                    Files
       Appeals      Received    Decisions    Pending at 
      Received*     at LIRC      Issued     end of Month**
                    
January     43          46          32          205
February    37          26          49          193
March       61          39          46          208
April       43          54          41          210
May         41          47          51          200
June        42          27          42          200
July        35          44          50          185
August      50          41          50          185
September   23          39          30          178
October     56          41          32          202
November    32          28          47          187
December    39          43          25          201
                    
          502          475          495          201
                        42/mo.     40/mo.     41/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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1995 -- (WC) DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                    
     Total Applicant Appeals  261 - 53% 
    
               Affirmed       199/261 - 76.3%     
               Reversed        21/261 -  8.1%     
               Modified*       41/261 - 15.7%     
                    
     Total Respondent Appeals 174 - 35%  
   
               Affirmed       119/174 - 68.4%     
               Reversed        33/174 - 19.0%     
               Modified*       22/174 - 12.6%     
                    
     Other**                   60 - 12%     
                                        
 * Modified--New decisions with major changes in benefits 
received or changes in periods of disability. 
** Other--Dismissals, remands for new findings and order or 
approval of compromises, or withdrawals.     

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EQUAL RIGHTS (1995)     
                    

1995 -- (ER) NUMBER OF APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:

          Appeals       Decisions     Pending     
          Received        Issued      End of Month     
                    
January        12          17          42     
February        9           9          42     
March          18          13          47     
April          12          14          45     
May             8          11          42     
June           25          13          54     
July           10          13          51     
August         18          13          56     
September       3          15          44     
October        16          11          49     
November       10          11          48     
December        5           8          45     
                    
               146        148          45     
                12/mo.     12/mo.     
                    
                    
     Affirmance Decisions     114 - 77%     
     Reversal Decisions        11 -  7%     
     Dismissals                14 -  9%     
     Settled/Withdrawn          7 -  5%     
     Split Decision*            1 -  1%     
     Other**                    1 -  1%     
                    
*Affirm on 1 issue; remand on 3 other issues. 
**New decision on relief. 
                    
55% of all decisions issued found no discrimination. 
5% of all decisions issued found discrimination. 
40% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals,
 dismissals, or procedural decisions where no determination 
of discrimination was made.                    

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1995 -- EQUAL RIGHTS TIME LAPSE  
                                        
         Total                                   
      Decisions      Within           Within          Over 
        Issued       90 Days       180 Days       180 Days 
                                        
January   17        9 - 53%         1 - 6%         7 - 41% 
February   9        4 - 44%         1 - 11%        4 - 44% 
March     13        5 - 38%         3 - 23%        5 - 38% 
April     14        8 - 57%         3 - 21%        3 - 21% 
May       11        4 - 36%         2 - 18%        5 - 45% 
June      13        6 - 46%         1 - 8%         6 - 46% 
July      13        6 - 46%         2 - 15%        5 - 38% 
August    13        9 - 69%         3 - 23%        1 -  8% 
September 15        6 - 40%         5 - 33%        4 - 27% 
October   11        2 - 18%         4 - 36%        5 - 45% 
November  11        6 - 55%         1 - 9%         4 - 36% 
December   8        0 - 0%          6 - 75%        2 - 25% 
                                        
          148      65 - 44%        32 - 22%       51 - 34% 

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1995 -- EQUAL RIGHTS DECISIONS BY ISSUE:           
                                        
     EMPLOYMENT                                   
                                        
     Sex                      40               
     Race                     32               
     Retaliation              22               
     Handicap                 26               
     Age                      29               
     Arrest/Conviction        12               
     National Origin           3               
     Marital Status            5               
     Color                     3               
     Remedy/Fees               1               
     Sexual Orientation        3               
     Creed                     2               
     Religion                  1               
     Use of Lawful Products    1               
                                        
     PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS     4               
                                        
     HOUSING                   1               
                              
     (Some complaints involve more than one issue.) 

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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (1995)   
                              
     Appeals Received          9     49               
     Decisions Issued          1     62               
                              
                              
Of the 62 decisions issued, 19 (31%) were timeliness cases.
17 cases pending at end of year. 
                              
     Affirmed                             44 - 71%     
     Reversed                              9 - 14%     
     Affirmed in part/reversed in part     4 -  6%     
     Dismissed/late appeal                 3 -  5%     
     Withdrawn                             1 -  2%     
     Remand                                1 -  2%     

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COURT STATISTICS (1995)


1995 -- UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION                
                         
     Total UC Court Decisions          76          
     Circuit Court                     66          
     Court of Appeals                  10          
     Supreme Court                      0          
                         
     Circuit Court Decisions           66          
                         
     Affirmed LIRC                     42 - 64%     
     Reversed LIRC                      5 -  8%     
          In Favor of Employe           4 - 80%     
          In Favor of Employer          1 - 20%     
     Dismissals                        18 - 27%     
     Remands                            1 -  1%     
                         
     Court of Appeals Decisions               10          
          Affirmed Circuit Court, Affirmed LIRC     4 - 40%
          Reversed Circuit Court, Affirmed LIRC     3 - 30%
          Reversed Circuit Court, Reversed LIRC     3 - 30%

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1995 -- UC STATUS
                         
     Total Status Court Decisions     29          
     Circuit Court                    22          
     Court of Appeals                  7          
     Supreme Court                     0          
                         
     Circuit Court Decisions          22          
                         
     Affirmed LIRC                       12 - 55%     
     Reversed LIRC                        5 - 23%     
     Reverse in part/Affirmed in part     1 -  5%     
     Dismissed                            3 - 14%     
     Stipulation                          1 -  5%     
                         
     Court of Appeals Decisions           7          
                         
     Affirmed Circuit Court, Affirmed LIRC     2 - 29%     
     Affirmed Circuit Court, Reversed LIRC     2 - 29%     
     Reversed Circuit Court, Affirmed LIRC     3 - 43%     
                         
     Supreme Court Decisions               0          

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1995 -- WORKERS  COMPENSATION                          
                         
     Total WC Court Decisions           168          
     Circuit Court                      119          
     Court of Appeals                    40          
     Supreme Court--Petitions Denied      9          
                         
     Circuit Court Decisions            119          
                         
     Affirmed LIRC                       96 - 81%     
     Reversed LIRC                        7 -  6%     
          In Favor of Employe             3 - 43%     
          In Favor of Employer            4 - 57%     
     Split Finding*                       2 -  2%     
                         
     Dismissals                           7 -  6%     
     Remands                              7 -  6%     
                         
         * Affirmed in part/reversed in part
                         
     Court of Appeals Decisions             40          
                         
     Affirmed Cir Ct, Affirmed LIRC         26 - 65%     
     Reversed Cir Ct, Affirmed LIRC          6 - 15%     
     Affirmed Circuit Court, Reversed LIRC   3 -  7%     
     Reversed Circuit Court, Reversed LIRC   5 - 12%     
                         
     Supreme Court                         
          Petition Denied                    9          

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EQUAL RIGHTS (1995)                     
                    
     Total ER Court Decisions               38     
     Circuit Court                          27     
     Court of Appeals                        8     
     Supreme Court--Petitions Denied         3     
                    
     Circuit Court Decisions                27     
                    
     Affirmed LIRC                          13 - 48%
     Reversed LIRC                           3 - 11%
     Dismissals                              5 - 19%
     Remand                                  1 -  4%
     Voluntary Dismissals                    5 - 19%
                    
     Court of Appeals Decisions              8     
                    
     Affirmed Cir Ct, Affirmed LIRC          8 - 100%
                    
     Supreme Court 
          Petitions Denied                   3     

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GENERAL (1995)

1995 --  DECISIONS ISSUED AS A PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS
                    
              ALJ Decisions     Appeals     
Program          Issued         to LIRC     Percentage
                    
UNEMPLOYMENT 
COMPENSATION      17,925         2,509         14%
                    
EMPLOYER TAX OR 
LIABILITY CASES       372           49         13%
                    
WORKERS 
COMPENSATION        1,386          502         36%
                    
EQUAL RIGHTS          404*         145         36%
                    
*Approximate number of Equal Rights decisions 
appealable to LIRC.  Decisions  appealable include 
employment and public accommodation cases finding  
discrimination, no discrimination, no probable cause, 
and decisions which are  administratively closed by the 
department (i.e., dismissal for failure to appear  
at hearing, failure to respond to department 
correspondence, dismissal for lack  of jurisdiction, etc.)
Fair Housing cases in which discrimination is alleged to  
have occurred after 9/92 and Family & Medical Leave 
decisions are not appealable  to the Commission. 
 
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COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS  

UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION                    
                    
          Appeals      Decisions  Appeals     
          Received     Issued     to Court  %   
                    
1985         2321      2228         81     4%
1986         2070      2156         83     4%
1987         1953      2048         84     4%
1988         1686      1692         75     4%
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%




COMPARISONS BETWEEN YEARS AND PROGRAMS                    
                    
STATUS                    
          Appeals     Decisions   Appeals     
          Received    Issued      to Court   %    
                    
1985          71        61           7     11%
1986         102       115          18     16%
1987         139       118          24     20%
1988         116       156          21     13%
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%
                    
                    
WORKERS COMPENSATION                    
          Appeals     Decisions   Appeals     
          Received     Issued     to Court     % 
                    
1985          359         336        103     31%
1986          381         401        120     30%
1987          359         457        138     30%
1988          468         389         86     22%
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%
                    
                    
EQUAL RIGHTS                    
          Appeals     Decisions   Appeals     
          Received     Issued     to Court    %  
                    
1985           85          70        22     31%
1986           85          76        17     22%
1987           91         102        22     22%
1988           79          95        20     21%
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%

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