U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)

Permanent Workforce: 17,642

Total Reported Workforce: 19,082

Environmental Protection Agency EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 172 125 -27.3%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 91.9% 84% -8.6%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 100% 100% 0.0%
ADR Election Rate 15.1% 14.4% -4.6%
ADR Participation Rate 15.1% 14.4% -4.6%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 104 74 -28.8%
Total Workforce 18,735 19,082 1.9%
Total Complainants 91 66 -27.5%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 88% 89.2% 1.4%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.5% 0.4% -17.6%
Investigations Total Completed 70 64 -8.6%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 427 318 -25.5%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $0 $0 NA
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $238,211 $201,475 -15.4%
Type of Closures Total Closures 83 89 7.2%
Agency Dismissals 20 16 -20.0%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 3 NA
Withdrawals 6 8 33.3%
Settlements 14 17 21.4%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 43 45 4.7%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 839 681 -18.8%
Agency Dismissals 420 295 -29.8%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 441 NA
Withdrawals 977 337 -65.5%
Settlements 920 623 -32.3%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 638 671 5.2%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 988 918 -7.1%
Merit Decisions Total Number 43 45 4.7%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0 0 NA
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0.0% 0.0% NA
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 14 17 21.4%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $0 $247 NA
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $40,000 $149,667 274.2%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $4,500 $0 -100.0%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $107,979 $86,993 -19.4%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 31 34 9.7%
Number of Cases Closed 32 36 12.5%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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