Department of Education (ED)
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: 46   21   67  
Settlements 2 4.3% 7 33.3% 9 13.4%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 11 23.9% 2 9.5% 13 19.4%
Complaints Filed*         43 64.2%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY         2 3%
     *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 67 67.2% 31.3%
Complaint Closures 62 8.1% 8.1%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in Filed Complaints
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination Reprisal Race (Black/African American) Age
Timeliness in FY 2010
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2009 APD* FY 2010 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 67 54 80.6%        
All Investigations 54 39 72.2% 324 158 -51.2% 181
All Complaint Closures 62     322 587 82.3% 360
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 20 9 45% 594 451 -24.1% 481
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 2     86 40 -53.5% 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 43              
Total Closures 62              
Settlements 19 30.7%            
Withdrawals 5 8.1%            
Total Final Agency Actions 38 61.3% 22 57.9% 16 42.1% 0 44.4%
  Dismissals 2 5.3% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0%
  Merit Decisions 36 94.7% 20 55.6% 16 44.4% 0 0%
      Finding Discrimination 2 5.6% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0%
      Finding No Discrimination 34 94.4% 18 52.9% 16 47.1% 0 0%
Costs Associated With EEO Process FY 2010
  Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 2 $3,000 $1,500
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 2 $3,000 $1,500
Investigation Costs 54 $211,348 $3,913
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 18 $680,112 $37,784
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 1 $55,000 $55,000