Violations enforced by the EEOC include minimum wage, overtime, and child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
What this number does not include are class-action lawsuits and other legal proceedings where the employee didn’t bother to go through the EEOC. And in states such as California, the state has their own enforcement department.
The biggest issue facing small businesses is compliance with the complex wage and hour issues. Ignorance is not an excuse.