The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Permanent Workforce: 9,290 Temporary Workforce: 299 Total Workforce: 9,589

Workforce 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 Workforce 9,494 38.95% 61.05% 7.09% 48.42% 38.06% 4.82% 0.08% 1.18% 0.35% 1.18%
Major Occupations:
General Bus. & Industry 3,023 35.96% 64.04% 7.84% 53.23% 33.15% 3.67% 0.00% 1.79% 0.33% 0.99%
Mgt and Pgm Analyst 570 31.58% 68.42% 3.33% 42.81% 49.47% 2.98% 0.00% 1.23% 0.18% 1.58%
Equal Opportunity Compliance 417 35.01% 64.99% 12.71% 26.86% 57.31% 2.40% 0.00% 0.24% 0.48% 0.96%
GS-14 and GS-15* 2,300 50.04% 49.96% 5.96% 55.57% 32.57% 4.87% 0.00% 0.83% 0.22% 0.70%
Senior Pay Level* 271 62.36% 37.64% 4.06% 69.37% 18.82% 7.01% 0.00% 0.37% 0.37% 1.48%
SES 106 62.26% 37.74% 4.72% 61.32% 27.36% 4.72% 0.00% 0.94% 0.94% 1.89%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 2 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 50.00% 50.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 727 47.59% 52.41% 8.67% 56.95% 29.85% 3.71% 0.00% 0.83% 0.00% 0.41%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 796 55.65% 44.35% 5.40% 59.80% 29.90% 3.14% 0.00% 1.38% 0.38% 1.26%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, HUD employed 116 (1.19%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 196 IWTD were needed. This represented a decrease of 10 employees from FY 2007 and a decrease of 23 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 1.31% and for FY 2004 was 1.36%. Over the 5-year period HUD had a net decrease of 0.17% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

HUD timely processed 96% of the 149 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2008.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Age; and (3) Race (Black/African American). Of the 98 complaints filed at HUD, 35 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 10 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 5 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 17 contained allegations of color discrimination and 25 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 35 completed investigations, 40% were timely. HUD's average time for completing an investigation was 275 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the U.S. Postal Service had the lowest average of 103 days.

HUD's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 318 days in FY 2007 to 353 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

HUD agreed to pay $233,215 for 9 pre-complaint settlements, of which 3 were monetary settlements averaging $77,738. HUD expended a total of $66,125 for 35 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $1,889.

HUD agreed to pay a total of $354,472 plus other benefits for 24 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For the 6 complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $59,078.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 109 40 149
Settlements 1 0.9% 8 13.6% 9 6%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 8 7.3% 32 54.2% 40 26.9%
Complaints Filed* 98 65.8%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 2 1.3%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2008 where counseling was also completed during FY 2008.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2008
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 149 64
Total Number Offered ADR 59 44
ADR Offer Rate* 39.6% 68.8%
ADR Participation Rate* 39.6% 68.8%
Total ADR Settlements 8 8
Total ADR Settlements Amount $2,516.31 $860.00

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2008
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2007 APD* FY 2008 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 149 143 96%
All Investigations 35 14 40% 171 275 60.8%
All Complaint Closures 64 318 353 11%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 18 17 94.4% 210 556 164.8%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 10 28 44 57.1%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2008
Complaint
Closures
Final Agency
Decision (no AJ
Decision)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Fully
Implemented)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Not Fully
Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 98
Total Closures 64
Settlements 24 37.5%
Withdrawals 6 9.4%
Total Final Agency Actions 34 53.1% 28 82.4% 6 17.6% 0 0%
Dismissals 10 29.4% 10 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 24 70.6% 18 75% 6 25% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 24 100% 18 75% 6 25% 0 0%


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