Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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: 101   12   113  
Settlements 5 5% 5 41.7% 10 8.9%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 33 32.7% 0 0% 33 29.2%
Complaints Filed*         70 62%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY         0 0%
     *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 113 69.9% 10.6%
Complaint Closures 78 0% 0%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in Filed Complaints
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination Reprisal Age Race (Black/African American)
Timeliness in FY 2010
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2009 APD* FY 2010 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 113 113 100%        
All Investigations 70 43 61.4% 197 210 6.6% 181
All Complaint Closures 78     306 519 69.6% 360
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 21 1 4.8% 349 567 62.5% 481
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 11     92 132 43.5% 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 70              
Total Closures 78              
Settlements 21 26.9%            
Withdrawals 2 2.6%            
Total Final Agency Actions 55 70.5% 32 58.2% 23 41.8% 0 52.3%
  Dismissals 11 20% 11 100% 0 0% 0 0%
  Merit Decisions 44 80% 21 47.7% 23 52.3% 0 0%
      Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
      Finding No Discrimination 44 100% 21 47.7% 23 52.3% 0 0%
Costs Associated With EEO Process FY 2010
  Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 1 $1,000 $1,000
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 0 $0 $0
Investigation Costs 70 $254,352 $3,633
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 5 $180,200 $36,040
  ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 0 $0 $0