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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2003

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2003. 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] - [2004 Statistics] - [2005 Statistics]

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

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

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

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

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

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2003)     
(1) 2003 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     334          185               
 February    343          251               
 March       333          270               
 April       309          239               
 May         264          267               
 June        370          299               
 July        291          248               
 August      437          358               
 September   391          291               
 October     340          305               
 November    250          280               
 December    323          207               
                     
           3,985        3,200       1,480 cases  
                                    pending at
             332/mo.     267/mo.   end of year
 
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(2) 2003 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       2,161                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 239/2,161   11.1%
                          
Total Employer Appeals       1,021                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant  96/1,021    9.4%
                          
Total Department Appeals        18                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant  9/18     50.0%
                          
                          
 68% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 32% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2003 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     185       24 - 13%      51 - 28%     134 - 72%
 February    251       46 - 18%      68 - 27%     183 - 73%
 March       270       70 - 26%      88 - 33%     182 - 67%
 April       239       67 - 28%      81 - 34%     158 - 66%
 May         267       56 - 21%      69 - 26%     198 - 74%
 June        299       39 - 13%      49 - 16%     250 - 84%
 July        248       29 - 12%      45 - 18%     203 - 82%
 August      358       51 - 14%      87 - 24%     271 - 76%
 September   291       61 - 21%      82 - 28%     209 - 72%
 October     305       77 - 25%      86 - 28%     219 - 72%
 November    280       55 - 20%      67 - 24%     213 - 76%
 December    207       24 - 12%      30 - 14%     177 - 86%
                          
           3,200      599 - 19%     803 - 25%   2,397 - 75%
 
 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 (2003)
(1) 2003 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                          Files                   Pending
             Appeals     Received    Decisions   at End
             Received*   at LIRC     Issued      of Month**
             
 January       29          32          27          170
 February      22          17          22          170
 March         43          40          25          188
 April         13          22          41          160
 May           23          21          21          162
 June          41          22          26          177
 July          29          52          29          177
 August        36          30          26          187
 September     24          31          36          175
 October       28          20          27          176
 November      31          30          29          178
 December      27          37          28          177
             
 Total        346         354         337          177
           
               29/mo.      30/mo.      28/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) 2003 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
 
Total Applicant Appeals               144 (43% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    98/144    -   68%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     6/144    -    6%
      Reversed                             14/144    -   10%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     4/144    -    3%
      Remand for New Findings & Order       1/144    -    1%
      Remand/Other                          2/144    -    1%
      Dismissed w/prejudice                 5/144    -    3%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction             2/144    -    1%
      Dismissed/late petition               7/144    -    5%
      Petition withdrawn                    5/144    -    3%
Total Respondent Appeals              177 (53% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    108/177   -   61%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     22/177   -   12%
      Reversed                              12/177   -    7%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     19/177   -   11%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        4/177   -    2%
      Remand/Other                           5/177   -    3%
      Dismissed w/prejudice                  1/177   -    1%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction              1/177   -    1%
      Dismissed/late petition                1/177   -    1%
      Petition withdrawn                     4/177   -    2%
Applicant & Respondent Appeals         16  (5% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)      7/16    -   44%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      2/16    -   13%
      Reversed                               2/16    -   13%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise      5/16    -   31%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        0/16    -    0%
      Remand/Other                           0/16    -    0%
      Dismissed w/prejudice                  0/16    -    0%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction              0/16    -    0%
      Dismissed/late petition                0/16    -    0%
      Petition withdrawn                     0/16    -    0%
                                      
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2003)                    
(1) 2003 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
           Appeals     Decisions   Pending     
           Received    Issued      End of Month     
                     
 January       3          11          58     
 February     11          14          55 
 March        13           4          64 
 April         6           5          65 
 May           9           5          69 
 June         13          11          71 
 July         10          10          71 
 August        5          15          61 
 September    15           8          68 
 October      13          12          69 
 November     13           6          76
 December      9           7          78 
                     
             120         108          78 
                     
              10/mo.       9/mo.     
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(2) 2003 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                 Number        (%)
    Affirmed                         75        69%  
    Reversed                          3         3%  
    Dismissed                        13        12%    
    Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part       1         1%
    Affirmed and Remanded             1         1%
    Reversed & Remanded               4         4%  
    Settled/Withdrawn                 6         6%  
    Remanded                          5         5%
    Total                           108
Results:
45% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
10% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
45% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals,or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made by the 
    commission. 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
    
  Handicap/Disability      31
  Retaliation              27
  Sex                      27
  Race                     24
  Arrest/Conviction        12
  Age                      10
  Sexual Orientation        3
  Ancestry                  2
  Color                     1
  Marital Status            1
  National Origin           1
  Creed                     1
  Religion                  1
  Relief                    1
  Licensing                 1
  Use of lawful product     1
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      5
 Failure to State a Claim/
 No Cause of Action         3
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2003 - ER TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
      (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
            Total                              
            Decisions  Within     Within      Over 
            Issued     90 Days    180 Days    180 Days
                          
 January      11        3 - 27%    1 -  9%     7 -  64%
 February     14        3 - 21%    5 - 36%     6 -  43%
 March         4        3 - 75%    0 -  0%     1 -  25%
 April         5        0 -  0%    0 -  0%     5 - 100%
 May           5        1 - 20%    0 -  0%     4 -  80%
 June         11        3 - 27%    0 -  0%     8 -  73%
 July         10        3 - 30%    1 - 10%     6 -  60%
 August       15        2 - 13%    4 - 27%     9 -  60%
 September     8        1 - 13%    0 -  0%     7 -  88%
 October      12        3 - 25%    3 - 25%     6 -  50%
 November      6        2 - 33%    2 - 33%     2 -  33%
 December      7        1 - 14%    1 - 14%     5 -  71%
                         
             108       25 - 23%   17 - 16%    66 -  61% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2003)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    17
 Decisions issued                    30 
Of the 30 decisions issued, 12 (40%) were timeliness cases.
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          28 - 93%
 Reversed                            1 -  3%
 Remanded                            1 -  3%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2003) 
2003 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               58 
      Circuit Court                           51  
      Court of Appeals                         6 
      Supreme Court                            1 
      Circuit Court Decisions           51
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     32 - 63%
            Reversed LIRC                      2 -  4%
              (In favor of employee  2 - 100%)     
            Dismissed                         17 - 33%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         6 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC  4 - 67%
            Dismissed                          2 - 33%
      Supreme Court                      1 
    
            Petition Denied                    1 - 100%          
   
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2003 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions     1   
      Circuit Court Decisions            1
 
            Affirmed LIRC                      1 - 100%
 
 
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2003 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               48   
      Circuit Court                           29 
      Court of Appeals                        14 
      Supreme Court(incl. Petitions denied)    5 
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           29
            Affirmed LIRC                     28 - 97%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  3%
              (In favor of employee  1 - 100%)
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        14        
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        9 - 64%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 -  7%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        3 - 21%
            Dismissed                          1 -  7%
 
      Supreme Court                      5   
            
            Petition Denied                    4 -  80%
            Rev'd Ct. App, Aff'd Cir.Court, 
                Aff'd LIRC                     1 -  20%
                     
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2003 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         22     
      Circuit Court                     15  
      Court of Appeals                   4  
      Supreme Court                      3  

                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           15  

            Affirmed LIRC                      9 - 60%
            Dismissed                          4 - 27%
            Stipulation to Dismiss             2 - 13%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         4  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        3 - 75%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Dismissed         1 - 25%
      Supreme Court                      3  
            Petition denied                    2 - 67%
            Aff'd Ct. App, Aff'd Cir.Court, 
                Aff'd LIRC                     1 -  33%
 
           
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GENERAL (2003) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           34,024     3,985      12%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     148        17      11%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION              1,092       346      32%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        374*      120      32%
*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%

 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%

 


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%

 


 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%
 
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