U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)

Permanent Workforce: 109,655

Total Reported Workforce: 141,275

U.S. Department of Homeland Security EEO Indicators FEMA MOU Total
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 104 3,045 3,149
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 90.4% 73.6% 76.7%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 15.3% 47.0% 45.9%
ADR Election Rate 94.1% 41.0% 41.6%
ADR Participation Rate 14.4% 19.3% 19.1%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 28 1412 1,440
Total Workforce* 8,663 132,612 141,275
Total Complainants 28 1317 1,345
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 100.0% 93.3% 93.4%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.3% 1.00% 1.00%
Investigations Total Completed 29 614 643
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 400 251 257
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $0 $830,470 $830,470
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $124,434 $1,247,226 $1,371,660
Type of Closures Total Closures 28 913 941
Agency Dismissals 1 286 287
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 9 9
Withdrawals 2 94 96
Settlements 6 193 199
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 19 331 350
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 775 730 731
Agency Dismissals 95 316 315
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 565 565
Withdrawals 569 495 496
Settlements 505 1,099 1,081
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 792 535 539
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 918 944 939
Merit Decisions Total Number 19 331 350
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0 16 16
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0.0% 4.8% 4.6%
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 6 206 212
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $38,412 $111,872 $150,284
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $47,397 $513,567 $560,964
Amount of Compensatory Damages $0 $295,752 $295,752
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $22,500 $1,004,931 $1,027,431
Appeals Cases Received For Review 7 162 169
Number of Cases Closed 18 79 97

*Total workforce data includes only agency submitted data and does not include classified positions.


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