The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Permanent Work Force:  103,228 Temporary Work Force:  2,599 Total Work Force: 105,827

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

103,228

60.50%

39.50%

8.81%

69.68%

17.44%

3.01%

0.06%

0.84%

0.00%

0.39%

Major Occupations:
Correctional Officer

16,167

86.25%

13.75%

12.82%

60.28%

24.05%

1.24%

0.22%

1.37%

0.01%

0.24%

General Attorney

9,283

62.54%

37.46%

4.66%

84.29%

6.95%

3.67%

0.01%

0.40%

0.01%

0.46%

Criminal Investigating

22,541

84.69%

15.31%

8.05%

81.84%

6.27%

3.30%

0.01%

0.53%

0.00%

0.04%

GS-14 and GS-15*

12,509

68.25%

31.75%

5.88%

79.02%

11.02%

3.54%

0.00%

0.54%

0.01%

0.42%

Senior Pay Level*

3,987

69.73%

30.27%

4.84%

85.38%

7.25%

2.06%

0.03%

0.45%

0.00%

0.28%

SES

656

77.74%

22.26%

5.18%

82.77%

10.37%

0.91%

0.00%

0.61%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

3,915

62.22%

37.78%

11.19%

63.07%

22.04%

2.25%

0.03%

1.43%

0.00%

0.28%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

6,611

72.89%

27.11%

7.88%

76.39%

12.46%

2.57%

0.00%

0.70%

0.00%

0.23%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

3,904

72.75%

27.25%

5.25%

82.30%

9.66%

2.41%

0.00%

0.38%

0.00%

0.41%

Unclassified Managers

5,735

86.16%

13.84%

9.10%

70.69%

17.38%

1.31%

0.10%

1.41%

0.00%

0.26%

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


Targeted Disabilities

DOJ employed 413 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.39% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 7 employees over FY 2005 and a decrease of 72 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 0.39% and for FY 2002 was 0.39%.  Over the 5-year period DOJ had no percentage change in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

DOJ timely processed 97.1% of the 2,203 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Age; and (3) Race (Black).  The 676 complaints filed at DOJ contained 200 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 69 allegations of race (White) discrimination, 24 allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 6 allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 6 allegations of color discrimination and 167 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 325 completed investigations, 55.7% were timely.  DOJ's average time for completing an investigation was 261 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

DOJ's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 254 days in FY 2005 to 388 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

DOJ reported paying no monetary benefits for 255 pre-complaint settlements.  DOJ expended a total of $1,322,474 for 325 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,069.

DOJ agreed to pay a total of $737,513 for 87 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 $8,477.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

2,111

92

2,203

Settlements

223

10.6%

32

34.8%

255

11.6%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

1,080

51.2%

16

17.4%

1,096

49.8%

Complaints Filed*

671

30.5%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

181

8.2%

*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

2,203

600

Total Number Offered ADR

1,110

230

ADR Offer Rate*

50.4%

38.3%

ADR Participation Rate*

4.2%

4.5%

Total ADR Settlements

32

15

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$0.00

$121,475.00

*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)

2,203

2,138

97.1%

All Investigations

325

181

55.7%

262

261

-0.4%

All Complaint Closures

600

254

388

52.8%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

223

106

47.5%

251

369

47%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

125

66

169

156.1%

*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

676

Total Closures

600

Settlements

72

12%

Withdrawals

58

9.7%

Total Final Agency Actions

470

78.3%

348

74%

116

24.7%

6

1.3%

Dismissals

129

27.4%

125

96.9%

3

2.3%

1

0.8%

Merit Decisions

341

72.6%

223

65.4%

113

33.1%

5

1.5%

Finding Discrimination

20

5.9%

8

40%

7

35%

5

25%

Finding No Discrimination

321

94.1%

215

67%

106

33%

0

0%


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