Department of Transportation (DOT)
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: 351   209   560  
Settlements 7 2% 34 16.3% 41 7.3%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 121 34.5% 62 29.7% 183 32.7%
Complaints Filed*         311 55.5%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY         25 4.5%
     *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 560 66.6% 37.3%
Complaint Closures 338 1.5% 1.5%
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) 560 531 94.8%        
All Investigations 262 241 92% 163 141 -13.5% 181
All Complaint Closures 338     396 365 -7.8% 360
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 84 25 29.8% 427 293 -31.4% 481
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 80     66 55 -16.7% 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 335              
Total Closures 338              
Settlements 72 21.3%            
Withdrawals 19 5.6%            
Total Final Agency Actions 247 73.1% 164 66.4% 82 33.2% 1 46.5%
  Dismissals 88 35.6% 80 90.9% 8 9.1% 0 0%
  Merit Decisions 159 64.4% 84 52.8% 74 46.5% 1 0.6%
      Finding Discrimination 4 2.5% 0 0% 3 75% 1 25%
      Finding No Discrimination 155 97.5% 84 54.2% 71 45.8% 0 0%
Costs Associated With EEO Process FY 2010
  Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 13 $88,104 $6,777
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 11 $58,724 $5,338
Investigation Costs 262 $1,184,634 $4,521
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 46 $974,219 $21,178
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 0 $0 $0