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Statistics on Appeals and Decisions -- 2007

These statistics reflect case processing by LIRC in calendar year 2007. 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]
[2005 Statistics] - [2006 Statistics] - [2008 Statistics] - [2009 Statistics] - [2010 Statistics]
[2011 Statistics] - [2012 Statistics] - [2013 Statistics]

2007 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]
[2005 Statistics] - [2006 Statistics] - [2008 Statistics] - [2009 Statistics] - [2010 Statistics]
[2011 Statistics] - [2012 Statistics] - [2013 Statistics]

 


UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (2007)     
(1) 2007 - NUMBER OF UI APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
            Appeals     Decisions               
            Filed        Issued               
                     
 January     162          162               
 February    155          177               
 March       234          221               
 April       204          172               
 May         225          181               
 June        199          154               
 July        177          175               
 August      178          226               
 September   182          174               
 October     233          222               
 November    174          231               
 December    190          156               
                     
           2,313        2,251       358 cases  
                                    pending at
             192/mo.     187/mo.    end of year
 
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(2) 2007 - UI DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT: 
Total Claimant Appeals       1,574                     
 Reversed in Favor of Claimant-Appellant 165/1,574    10.5%
                          
Total Employer Appeals         673                      
 Reversed in Favor of Employer-Appellant    62/673     9.2%
                          
Total Department Appeals         4                      
 Reversed in Favor of Department-Appellant     2/4    50.0%
                          
                          
 70% of LIRC appeals were by Claimants 
 30% of LIRC appeals were by Employers 
 Less than 1% of LIRC appeals were by Dept. of Workforce Development
         
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(3) 2007 - UI TIME LAPSE STATISTICS 
        (TIME TAKEN TO ISSUE DECISIONS)
           Decisions   within        within          Over 
           Issued     45 Days       75 Days         75 Days
                          
 January     162      104 - 64%     143 - 88%      19 - 12%
 February    177       94 - 53%     148 - 84%      29 - 16%
 March       221      128 - 58%     180 - 81%      41 - 19%
 April       172      121 - 70%     156 - 91%      16 -  9%
 May         181      102 - 56%     166 - 92%      15 -  8%
 June        154       74 - 48%     123 - 80%      31 - 20%
 July        175       44 - 25%     105 - 60%      70 - 40%
 August      226       30 - 13%     142 - 63%      84 - 37%
 September   174       56 - 32%     136 - 78%      38 - 22%
 October     222       82 - 37%     156 - 70%      66 - 30%
 November    231      134 - 58%     201 - 87%      30 - 13%
 December    156       88 - 56%     127 - 81%      29 - 19%
                          
           2,251    1,057 - 47%   1,783 - 79%     468 - 21%
 
New U. S. Department of Labor "time lapse" standard, effective
April 1, 2008, is for average age of pending cases not to exceed
40 days.
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WORKERS COMPENSATION (2007)
(1) 2007 - NUMBER OF WC APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED: 
                                                  
                Appeals           Decisions   
                Received           Issued      
             
 January          39                20          
 February         21                30
 March            29                22          
 April            20                18          
 May              26                25          
 June             32                15
 July             25                32          
 August           32                15          
 September        23                24          
 October          27                18          
 November         17                27          
 December         13                17          
             
 Total           304               263         117 Pending at
                                                   End of Year
                  25/mo.            22/mo.     
 
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(2) 2007 -- WC DECISIONS ISSUED BY TYPE OF APPELLANT:  
                     
 
TOTAL APPEALS                         263
Total Applicant Appeals               121 (46% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)    79/121    -   65%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     6/121    -    5%
      Reversed                             16/121    -   13%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise    13/121    -   11%
      Remand for New Findings & Order       2/121    -    2%
      Dismissed/no jurisdiction             2/121    -    2%
      Petition withdrawn                    3/121    -    2%
Total Respondent Appeals              125 (48% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)     75/125   -   60%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part     12/125   -   10%
      Reversed                               4/125   -    3%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise     26/125   -   21%
      Remand for New Findings & Order        4/125   -    3%
      Remand/Other                           3/125   -    2%
      Dismissed/late petition                1/125   -    1%
Applicant & Respondent Appeals         17  (6% of all appeals)
      Affirmed (includes modifications)      6/17    -   35%
      Affirmed in part/Reversed in part      5/17    -   29%
      Reversed                               3/17    -   18%
      Remand for Approval of Compromise      2/17    -   12%
      Dismissed w/prejudice                  1/17    -    6%
                                      
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EQUAL RIGHTS (2007)                    
(1) 2007 - NUMBER OF ER APPEALS FILED AND DECISIONS ISSUED:
                     
              Appeals        Decisions        
              Received       Issued           
                        
 January          6              8          
 February         8              8          
 March           15              7          
 April            7             10          
 May             10              8          
 June             3              5          
 July            13             12          
 August           8              5          
 September        8              6          
 October          8              5          
 November         4              5          Pending        
 December        11              6         End of Year        
                                
                101             85            69
                                     
                  8/mo.          7/mo.        
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(2) 2007 - ER DECISIONS BY TYPE, RESULT, AND ISSUE:
Type of Decision                          Number      (%)
    Affirmed                                 56       66%    
    Reversed                                  2        2%   
    Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part               1        1%   
    Reversed & Remanded                       6        7%
    Remanded                                  7        8%    
    Dismissed (late petition)                 7        8%    
    Dismissed (other)                         1        1% 
    Settled/Withdrawn                         5        6%
    Total                                    85
Results:
53% of all decisions issued found no discrimination 
 5% of all decisions issued found discrimination 
42% of all decisions were settlements, withdrawals, 
    dismissals, or procedural decisions where no 
    determination of discrimination was made by the 
    commission. 
 
Issue:           
EMPLOYMENT-  
  
  Retaliation              30
  Age                      24
  Race                     21
  Sex                      20
  Handicap/Disability      14
  Arrest/Conviction         9
  Color                     6
  National Origin           3
  Marital Status            2
  Sexual Orientation        1
  Creed                     1   
 PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS      4
 (Some complaints involve more than one issue.)
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(3) 2007 - 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        2 - 25%    4 - 50%     2 -  25%     0 -   0%
 February      8        3 - 38%    1 - 13%     3 -  38%     1 -  13%
 March         7        3 - 43%    2 - 29%     2 -  29%     0 -   0%
 April        10        7 - 70%    0 -  0%     3 -  30%     0 -   0%
 May           8        3 - 38%    2 - 25%     3 -  38%     0 -   0%
 June          5        2 - 40%    0 -  0%     3 -  60%     0 -   0%
 July         12        1 -  8%    3 - 25%     6 -  50%     2 -  17%
 August        5        2 - 40%    0 -  0%     1 -  20%     2 -  40%
 September     6        1 - 17%    2 - 33%     3 -  50%     0 -   0%
 October       5        2 - 40%    1 - 20%     2 -  40%     0 -   0%
 November      5        0 -  0%    0 -  0%     5 - 100%     0 -   0%
 December      6        1 - 17%    2 - 33%     2 -  33%     1 -  17%
                         
              85       27 - 32%   17 - 20%    35 -  41%     6 -   7% 
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EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("Status") CASES (2007)  
                               
 

 Appeals received                    36
 Decisions issued                    30 
 
DECISIONS ISSUED, BY RESULT        
 Affirmed*                          21 - 70%
 Aff'd in part/Rev'd in part         1 -  3%
 Withdrawn                           2 -  7%   
 Remand                              2 -  7% 
 Dismissed                           4 - 13%
 
* Affirmances may include commission affirmances of 
  ALJ dismissals of late requests for hearing. 
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COURT STATISTICS (2007) 
2007 -- UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) COURT DECISIONS 
                
 Total UI Court Decisions               54 
      Circuit Court                           49  
      Court of Appeals                         5 
      Circuit Court Decisions           49
 
            Affirmed LIRC                     33 - 67%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  2%
              (In favor of employer 1 - 100%)     
            Remanded to LIRC                   4 -  8%
            Dismissed                         11 - 22%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         5 
    
            Affirmed Cir.Court, Affirmed LIRC   3 -  60%
            Rev'd Cir.Court                     1 -  20%
             (Cir. Ct. remanded to LIRC)
            Rev'd Cir.Court                     1 -  20%
             (Cir. Ct. rev'd in pt, aff'd in pt)   
 
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2007 --  UI EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY ("STATUS") 
         COURT DECISIONS 
 Total Employer Tax or Liability Court Decisions   3 
           Circuit Court                               3 
      Circuit Court Decisions         3
 
           Affirmed LIRC                        2 -  67% 
           Remanded to LIRC                     1 -  33% 
 
 
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2007 -- WORKERS COMPENSATION COURT DECISIONS
 Total WC Court Decisions               50   
      Circuit Court                           35 
      Court of Appeals                        12 
      Supreme Court                            3
                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           35

            Affirmed LIRC                     34 - 97%
            Dismissed                          1 -  3%
                          
                     
      Court of Appeals Decisions        12        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC       10 - 83%
            Rev'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        1 -  8%
            Dismissed                          1 -  8%
                         
                     
      Supreme Court Decisions            3        

            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC*       1 - 33%
            Petition Denied                    2 - 67%
            * Court of Appeals certified case to Supreme Court
        
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2007 -- EQUAL RIGHTS COURT DECISIONS 
 Total ER Court Decisions         29     
      Circuit Court                     14  
      Court of Appeals                   8  
      Supreme Court                      7  

                     
      Circuit Court Decisions           14  

            Affirmed LIRC                      6 - 43%
            Reversed LIRC                      1 -  7%
            Dismissed                          6 - 43%
            Voluntary Dismissal                1 -  7%
      Court of Appeals Decisions         8  
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Aff'd LIRC        3 - 38%
            Aff'd Cir.Court, Rev'd LIRC        1 - 13%
            Aff'd Cir.Court dismissal          2 - 25%
            Dismissed                          2 - 25%
      Supreme Court                      7  

            Aff'd Ct. App., Cir.Ct, LIRC       1 - 14%
            Modf'd/aff'd Ct.App, Rev'd Cir.Ct.
              in part, rev'd LIRC              1 - 14%
            Petition Denied                    5 - 71%
 
           
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GENERAL (2007) 
APPEALS TO LIRC AS PERCENTAGE OF ALJ DECISIONS ISSUED 
                              ALJ Decisions  Appeals 
 Program                          Issued     to LIRC    (%)
                     
 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE           19,859     2,313      12%
                     
 EMPLOYER TAX OR LIABILITY CASES     292        36      12%
                     
 WORKERS COMPENSATION                903       263      29%
                     
 EQUAL RIGHTS                        369*      101      27%
*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%
 2006       2305          2303          71     3%
 2007       2313          2251          47     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%
 2004         22           19           3     16%
 2005         17           29           4     14%
 2006         20           17           5     29%
 2007         36           30           5     17%

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%

 


 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%
 
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