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Department of Transportation (DOT)
FY 2011 EEO Complaint Processing Statistics

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2011
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counseling 410 210 620
Settlements 11 2.7% 48 22.9% 59 9.5%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 149 36.3% 54 25.7% 203 32.7%
Complaints Filed* 334 53.9%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY 24 3.9%
*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2011 where counseling was also completed during FY 2011.
Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2011
Total Number Offer Rate Participation Rate
Pre-Complaint Counselings 620 62.7% 33.9%
Complaint Closures 338 1.8% 1.8%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in FY 2011
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination Reprisal Age Race (Black or African American)
Timeliness in FY 2011
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2010 APD* FY 2011 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 620 591 95.3%
All Investigations 247 222 89.9% 141 146 3.5% 183
All Complaint Closures 338 365 321 -12.1% 346
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 93 47 50.5% 293 305 4.1% 429
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 112 55 42 -23.6% 73
*APD = Average Processing Days
Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2011
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 350
Total Closures 338
Settlements 68 20.1%
Withdrawals 15 4.4%
Total Final Agency Actions 255 75.4% 205 80.4% 50 19.6% 0 0%
Dismissals 112 43.9% 112 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 143 56.1% 93 65% 50 35% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 2 1.4% 0 0% 2 100% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 141 98.6% 93 66% 48 34% 0 0%
Costs Associated with EEO Process in FY 2011
Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 15 $127,328 $8,488
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 10 $100,828 $10,082
Investigation Costs 247 $1,003,071 $4,061
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 41 $843,437 $20,571
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 0 $0 $0