U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)

Permanent Workforce: 52,938

Total Reported Workforce: 60,014

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 488 374 -23.4%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 85.7% 92.8% 8.3%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 68.1% 57.1% -16.2%
ADR Election Rate 22.3% 40.8% 83.0%
ADR Participation Rate 15.2% 23.3% 53.3%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 274 257 -6.2%
Total Workforce 66,723 60,014 -10.1%
Total Complainants 248 250 0.8%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 90.5% 97.3% 7.5%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.4% 0.4% 12.1%
Investigations Total Completed 199 224 12.6%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 177 178 0.6%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $66,500 $0 -100.0%
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $887,813 $675,439 -23.9%
Type of Closures Total Closures 416 302 -27.4%
Agency Dismissals 132 55 -58.3%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 2 NA
Withdrawals 50 16 -68.0%
Settlements 105 98 -6.7%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 129 131 1.6%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 544 564 3.7%
Agency Dismissals 266 171 -35.7%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 611 NA
Withdrawals 113 303 168.1%
Settlements 585 456 -22.1%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 435 509 17.0%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 917 840 -8.4%
Merit Decisions Total Number 129 131 1.6%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 8 8 0.0%
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 6.2% 6.1% -1.5%
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 113 106 -6.2%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $13,164 $256,427 1847.9%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $666,487 $1,166,351 75.0%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $7,870 $310,826 3849.5%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $435,697 $690,097 58.4%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 103 88 -14.6%
Number of Cases Closed 163 121 -25.8%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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