The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Justice (DOJ)

Permanent Workforce:105,195 Temporary Workforce:3,145 Total Workforce: 108,340

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 105,195 60.62% 39.38% 9.17% 69.50% 17.25% 3.12% 0.08% 0.85% 0.04% 0.38%
Major Occupations:
Criminal Investigating 22,961 84.76% 15.24% 8.41% 81.54% 6.09% 3.33% 0.04% 0.54% 0.05% 0.04%
Correctional Officer 16,688 86.30% 13.70% 13.49% 59.48% 23.95% 1.34% 0.22% 1.47% 0.04% 0.24%
General Attorney 9,932 61.69% 38.31% 4.47% 84.18% 6.66% 4.18% 0.03% 0.39% 0.09% 0.40%
GS-14 and GS-15* 13,092 66.79% 33.21% 5.99% 78.22% 11.54% 3.67% 0.02% 0.52% 0.04% 0.36%
Senior Pay Level* 4,034 68.67% 31.33% 5.13% 84.80% 7.26% 2.35% 0.05% 0.40% 0.00% 0.35%
SES 716 76.26% 23.74% 4.75% 83.66% 9.78% 1.12% 0.00% 0.70% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 3,898 63.98% 36.02% 11.13% 62.60% 22.60% 2.03% 0.03% 1.62% 0.00% 0.23%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 6,559 71.76% 28.24% 7.88% 75.97% 12.58% 2.81% 0.02% 0.69% 0.06% 0.15%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 3,888 71.45% 28.55% 5.45% 81.20% 10.13% 2.80% 0.00% 0.41% 0.00% 0.44%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, DOJ employed 408 (0.38%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 2,167 IWTD were needed. This represented a decrease of 4 employees from FY 2007 and an increase of 2 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 0.39% and for FY 2004 was 0.39%. Over the 5-year period DOJ had a net decrease of 0.01% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

DOJ timely processed 85.4% of the 1,408 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) Sex (Female); and (3) Age. Of the 687 complaints filed at DOJ, 163 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 83 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 11 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 7 contained allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 16 contained allegations of color discrimination and 161 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 645 completed investigations, 63.4% were timely. DOJ's average time for completing an investigation was 287 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the U.S. Postal Service had the lowest average of 103 days.

DOJ's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 378 days in FY 2007 to 505 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

DOJ agreed to pay $3,500 for 69 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 were monetary settlements averaging $3,500. DOJ expended a total of $2,717,372 for 645 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,212.

DOJ agreed to pay a total of $2,114,942 plus other benefits for 98 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For the 65 complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $32,538.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 1,354 56 1,410
Settlements 48 3.5% 21 23.3% 69 4.9%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 561 41.4% 35 38.9% 596 42.3%
Complaints Filed* 681 48.3%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 64 4.5%

*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 1,410 531
Total Number Offered ADR 1,345 389
ADR Offer Rate* 95.4% 73.3%
ADR Participation Rate* 6.4% 4.1%
Total ADR Settlements 21 18
Total ADR Settlements Amount $3,500.00 $292,558.15

* 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) 1,408 1,202 85.4%
All Investigations 645 409 63.4% 267 287 7.5%
All Complaint Closures 531 378 505 33.6%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 164 18 11% 437 824 88.6%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 142 302 271 -10.3%

*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 687
Total Closures 531
Settlements 83 15.6%
Withdrawals 86 16.2%
Total Final Agency Actions 362 68.2% 306 84.5% 53 14.6% 3 0.8%
Dismissals 157 43.4% 142 90.4% 15 9.55% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 205 56.6% 164 80% 38 18.5% 3 1.5%
Finding Discrimination 18 8.8% 6 33.3% 9 50% 3 16.7%
Finding No Discrimination 187 91.2% 158 84.5% 29 15.5% 0 0%


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