The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Permanent Work Force:  9,462 Temporary Work Force:  363    Total Work Force: 9,825

Work Force Composition*

Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Work Force

9,462

39.39%

60.61%

7.26%

49.69%

37.42%

4.38%

0.04%

1.08%

0.07%

1.31%

Major Occupations:
Misc. Admin. and Program

1,458

43.14%

56.86%

7.34%

50.75%

37.31%

3.77%

0.14%

0.62%

0.07%

0.82%

Misc. Clerk  and Assistant

919

19.15%

80.85%

8.49%

33.62%

51.80%

3.59%

0.11%

2.39%

0.00%

3.59%

General Business and Industry

3,030

37.76%

62.24%

7.79%

54.55%

32.87%

3.14%

0.03%

1.52%

0.10%

1.02%

GS-14 and GS-15*

2,349

52.36%

47.64%

5.79%

57.98%

31.16%

4.34%

0.00%

0.68%

0.04%

0.64%

Senior Pay Level*

235

63.40%

36.60%

5.11%

71.06%

19.57%

3.83%

0.00%

0.43%

0.00%

1.28%

SES

99

64.65%

35.35%

7.07%

63.64%

25.25%

3.03%

0.00%

1.01%

0.00%

2.02%

First-Level Officials/Managers

2

50.00%

50.00%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

714

50.28%

49.72%

8.40%

59.38%

28.01%

3.78%

0.00%

0.42%

0.00%

0.42%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

772

59.59%

40.41%

5.96%

61.79%

27.98%

2.98%

0.00%

1.30%

0.00%

1.30%

Unclassified Managers

0

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

*Includes data for only permanent employees in pay status as of September 30, 2006; does not include pay-banded employees.


Targeted Disabilities

HUD employed 130 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.32% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of 4 employees from FY 2005 and a decrease of 8 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.35% and for FY 2002 was 1.41%.  Over the 5-year period HUD had a net decrease of 0.09% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

HUD timely processed 100% of the 156 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Age; (2) Reprisal; and (3) Sex (Female).  The 97 complaints filed at HUD contained 27 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 12 allegations of race (White) discrimination, 3 allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 2 allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 17 allegations of color discrimination and 29 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 60 completed investigations, 76.7% were timely.  HUD's average time for completing an investigation was 201 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

HUD's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 520 days in FY 2005 to 270 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

HUD agreed to pay $3,801 for 12 pre-complaint settlements, of which 3 were monetary settlements averaging $1,267.  HUD expended a total of $177,653 for 60 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,960.

HUD agreed to pay a total of $101,098 for 32 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $3,159.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings:

84

72

156

Settlements

3

3.6%

9

12.5%

12

7.7%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

25

29.8%

19

26.4%

44

28.2%

Complaints Filed*

97

62.2%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

3

1.9%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2006 where counseling was also completed during FY 2006.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2006

Counseling Complaint**
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures

156

143

Total Number Offered ADR

156

19

ADR Offer Rate*

100%

13.3%

ADR Participation Rate*

46.2%

12.6%

Total ADR Settlements

9

10

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$3,801.00

$22,254.00

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

**Includes all complaints filed in the fiscal year, including those where the counseling was completed in the prior fiscal year.

Timeliness in FY 2006

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2005 APD* FY 2006 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands)

156

156

100%

All Investigations

60

46

76.7%

309

201

-35%

All Complaint Closures

143

520

270

-48.1%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

35

26

74.3%

670

97

-85.5%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

33

168

31

-81.5%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2006

Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed

97

Total Closures

143

Settlements

30

21%

Withdrawals

11

7.7%

Total Final Agency Actions

102

71.3%

68

66.7%

34

33.3%

0

0%

Dismissals

33

32.4%

33

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

69

67.6%

35

50.7%

34

49.3%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

2

2.9%

0

0%

2

100%

0

0%

Finding No Discrimination

67

97.1%

35

52.2%

32

47.8%

0

0%


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