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Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Permanent Workforce: 9,193 Temporary Workforce: 370 Total Workforce: 9,563

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 9,193 38.57% 61.43% 7.10% 48.21% 38.31% 4.73% 0.09% 1.19% 0.37% 1.11%
Major Occupations:
GENERAL BUS & INDUSTRY 2,984 35.56% 64.44% 7.77% 53.62% 32.84% 3.55% 0.00% 1.84% 0.37% 0.90%
MGMNT & PGM ANALYSIS 563 31.08% 68.92% 3.20% 39.96% 52.04% 3.20% 0.00% 1.42% 0.18% 1.42%
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMPLIANCE 401 33.92% 66.08% 12.97% 25.69% 58.60% 2.49% 0.00% 0.00% 0.25% 0.75%
GS-14 and GS-15* 2,341 49.51% 50.49% 5.89% 55.40% 32.72% 5.04% 0.04% 0.73% 0.17% 0.64%
Senior Pay Level* 101 61.39% 38.61% 3.96% 59.41% 32.67% 1.98% 0.00% 0.99% 0.99% 1.98%
SES 98 60.20% 39.80% 4.08% 59.18% 32.65% 2.04% 0.00% 1.02% 1.02% 2.04%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 727 46.49% 53.51% 8.12% 56.40% 31.22% 3.71% 0.00% 0.55% 0.00% 0.28%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 754 55.57% 44.43% 5.44% 57.43% 31.96% 3.05% 0.00% 1.59% 0.53% 1.19%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, HUD employed 107 (1.12%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 191 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of 9 employees from FY 2008 and a decrease of 27 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 1.19% and for FY 2005 was 1.35%. Over the 5-year period HUD had a net decrease of 0.23% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

HUD timely processed 100% of the 176 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2009.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Race (Black/African American); and (3) Sex (Female). Of the 98 complaints filed at HUD, 38 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 10 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 26 contained allegations of color discrimination and 29 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 72 completed investigations, 11.1% were timely. HUD's average time for completing an investigation was 323 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

HUD's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 353 days in FY 2008 to 363 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

HUD agreed to pay $36,038 for 7 pre-complaint settlements, of which 7 were monetary settlements averaging $5,148. HUD expended a total of $189,377 for 72 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,630.

HUD agreed to pay a total of $738,121 plus other benefits for 15 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $49,208.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 94 82 176
Settlements 3 3.2% 4 4.9% 7 4%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 54 57.4% 9 11% 63 35.8%
Complaints Filed* 98 55.7%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 8 4.6%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2009 where counseling was also completed during FY 2009.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2009
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 176 71
Total Number Offered ADR 105 0
ADR Offer Rate* 59.7% 0%
ADR Participation Rate* 46.6% 0%
Total ADR Settlements 4 0
Total ADR Settlements Amount $31,535.73 $0.00

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

Timeliness in FY 2009
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2008 APD* FY 2009 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 176 176 100%
All Investigations 72 8 11.1% 275 323 17.5%
All Complaint Closures 71 353 363 2.8%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 32 29 90.6% 556 394 -29.1%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 8 44 116 163.6%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2009
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 71
Settlements 14 19.7%
Withdrawals 7 9.9%
Total Final Agency Actions 50 70.4% 40 80% 9 18% 1 2%
Dismissals 8 16% 8 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 42 84% 32 76.2% 9 21.4% 1 2.4%
Finding Discrimination 2 4.8% 0 0% 1 50% 1 50%
Finding No Discrimination 40 95.2% 32 80% 8 20% 0 0%