Department of the Interior (DOI)
FY 2010 EEO Complaint Processing Statistics

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2010
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 472   106   578  
Settlements 30 6.4% 28 26.4% 58 10%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 189 40% 33 31.1% 222 38.4%
Complaints Filed*         288 49.8%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY         10 1.7%
     *Includes only complaints filed in FY 2010 where counseling was also completed during FY 2010.
Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2010
Total Number Offer Rate Participation Rate
Pre-Complaint Counselings 578 70.9% 18.3%
Complaint Closures 236 55.5% 6.4%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in Filed Complaints
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination Reprisal Age Sex (Female)
Timeliness in FY 2010
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2009 APD* FY 2010 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 578 465 80.5%        
All Investigations 253 161 63.6% 244 252 3.3% 181
All Complaint Closures 236     586 474 -19.1% 360
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 67 14 20.9% 651 517 -20.6% 481
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 27     215 260 20.9% 88
*APD =Average Processing Days
Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2010
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 288              
Total Closures 236              
Settlements 87 36.9%            
Withdrawals 19 8.1%            
Total Final Agency Actions 130 55.1% 94 72.3% 36 27.7% 0 33%
  Dismissals 30 23.1% 27 90% 3 10% 0 0%
  Merit Decisions 100 76.9% 67 67% 33 33% 0 0%
      Finding Discrimination 10 10% 6 60% 4 40% 0 0%
      Finding No Discrimination 90 90% 61 67.8% 29 32.2% 0 0%
Costs Associated With EEO Process FY 2010
  Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 11 $15,086 $1,371
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 5 $5,925 $1,185
Investigation Costs 253 $832,984 $3,292
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 99 $1,107,225 $11,184
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 4 $38,000 $9,500