U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (INTERIOR)

Permanent Workforce: 60,840

Total Reported Workforce: 79,482

U.S. Department of the Interior EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling* Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 1,006 616 -38.8%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 98.4% 95% -3.5%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 22.2% 53.6% 141.4%
ADR Election Rate 49.3% 28.5% -42.2%
ADR Participation Rate 10.9% 15.2% 39.5%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 343 269 -21.6%
Total Workforce 79,482 79,482 0.0%
Total Complainants 321 269 -16.2%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 93.6% 100% 6.8%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.4% 0.3% -16.2%
Investigations Total Completed 246 257 4.5%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 212 229 8.0%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $0 $0 NA
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $680,864 $777,869 14.2%
Type of Closures Total Closures 357 448 25.5%
Agency Dismissals 38 65 71.1%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 6 19 216.7%
Withdrawals 16 23 43.8%
Settlements 117 140 19.7%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 179 201 12.3%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 705 682 -3.3%
Agency Dismissals 356 465 30.6%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 1,232 976 -20.8%
Withdrawals 336 371 10.4%
Settlements 585 601 2.7%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 605 594 -1.8%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 867 816 -5.9%
Merit Decisions Total Number 179 201 12.3%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 2 4 100.0%
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 1.1% 2.0% 78.1%
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 119 144 21.0%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $43,701 $241,012 451.5%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $946,990 $753,486 -20.4%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $166,585 $182,943 9.8%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $283,330 $266,041 -6.1%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 92 118 28.3%
Number of Cases Closed 194 125 -35.6%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable

*The FY 2003 counseling percentages do not total 100% because the agency did not provide counseling times for all FY 2003 counseling


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