U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (COMMERCE)

Permanent Workforce: 35,374

Total Reported Workforce: 44,687

U.S. Department of Commerce EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 276 189 -31.5%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 80.8% 82% 1.5%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 89.2% 66.5% -25.4%
ADR Election Rate 6.3% 15.8% 150.8%
ADR Participation Rate 5.6% 10.5% 87.5%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 177 171 -3.4%
Total Workforce 38,401 44,687 16.4%
Total Complainants 157 164 4.5%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 88.7% 95.9% 8.1%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.4% 0.4% -10.2%
Investigations Total Completed 248 180 -27.4%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 243 542 123.0%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $1,215,006 $542,158 -55.4%
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $18,565 $158,915 756.0%
Type of Closures Total Closures 367 332 -9.5%
Agency Dismissals 41 36 -12.2%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 0 NA
Withdrawals 17 16 -5.9%
Settlements 147 102 -30.6%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 161 178 10.6%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 621 653 5.2%
Agency Dismissals 173 189 9.2%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 0 NA
Withdrawals 758 469 -38.1%
Settlements 650 649 -0.2%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 473 566 19.7%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 650 765 17.7%
Merit Decisions Total Number 161 178 10.6%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0 1 NA
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0.0% 0.6% NA
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 147 103 -29.9%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $7,872 $15,556 97.6%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $350,155 $205,237 -41.4%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $0 $5,249 NA
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $74,689 $181,324 142.8%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 82 77 -6.1%
Number of Cases Closed 101 97 -4.0%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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