U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. Department of State (State)

Permanent Workforce: 17,511

Total Reported Workforce: 17,638

U.S. Department of State EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 212 138 -34.9%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 98.1% 79.7% -18.8%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 39.6% 50.0% 26.3%
ADR Election Rate 78.6% 23.1% -70.6%
ADR Participation Rate 31.1% 11.6% -62.7%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 55 76 38.2%
Total Workforce 17,457 17,638 1.0%
Total Complainants 55 75 36.4%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 100% 98.7% -1.3%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.3% 0.4% 35.0%
Investigations Total Completed 62 45 -27.4%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 391 198 -49.4%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $15,000 $7,454 -50.3%
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $232,386 $136,500 -41.3%
Type of Closures Total Closures 69 86 24.6%
Agency Dismissals 9 35 288.9%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 3 NA
Withdrawals 9 3 -66.7%
Settlements 25 18 -28.0%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 26 27 3.8%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 587 407 -30.7%
Agency Dismissals 75 86 14.7%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 0 518 NA
Withdrawals 620 106 -82.9%
Settlements 575 494 -14.1%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 496 211 -57.5%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 765 787 2.9%
Merit Decisions Total Number 26 27 3.8%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0 1 NA
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 0.0% 3.7% NA
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 25 19 -24.0%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $16,793 $494 -97.1%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $172,671 $204,467 18.4%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $248,738 $0 -100.0%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $104,795 $30,900 -70.5%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 21 28 33.3%
Number of Cases Closed 19 32 68.4%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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