U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL)

Permanent Workforce: 15,838

Total Reported Workforce: 16,154

U.S. Department of Labor EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 176 229 30.1%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 94.3% 100% 6.0%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 100% 100% 0.0%
ADR Election Rate 19.3% 24.9% 29.0%
ADR Participation Rate 19.3% 24.9% 29.0%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 156 165 5.8%
Total Workforce 17,079 16,154 -5.4%
Total Complainants 130 137 5.4%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 83.3% 83% -0.4%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.8% 0.8% 11.4%
Investigations Total Completed 108 105 -2.8%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 263 294 11.8%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $36,000 $143,500 298.6%
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $279,137 $215,009 -23.0%
Type of Closures Total Closures 170 202 18.8%
Agency Dismissals 21 43 104.8%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 2 1 -50.0%
Withdrawals 8 12 50.0%
Settlements 36 32 -11.1%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 102 114 11.8%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 946 775 -18.1%
Agency Dismissals 594 366 -38.4%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 1,848 717 -61.2%
Withdrawals 394 609 54.6%
Settlements 938 537 -42.8%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 1,017 747 -26.5%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 1,063 1,014 -4.6%
Merit Decisions Total Number 102 114 11.8%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 2 3 50.0%
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 2.0% 2.6% 34.2%
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 38 35 -7.9%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $6,500 $20,767 219.5%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $171,101 $141,101 -17.5%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $86,399 $2,500 -97.1%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $32,338 $18,239 -43.6%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 58 79 36.2%
Number of Cases Closed 85 76 -10.6%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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