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Agency Profile - DOC

Department of Commerce (DOC) FY 2013 EEO Complaint Processing Statistics

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2013
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings 283 39 322
Settlements 6 2.1% 6 15.4% 12 3.7%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 92 32.5% 9 23.1% 101 31.4%
Complaints Filed* 201 62.4%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY 8 2.5%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2013 where counseling was also completed during FY 2013.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2013
Total Number Offer Rate Participation Rate
Pre-Complaint Counselings 322 31.7% 12.1%
Complaint Closures 361 2.5% 1.9%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in FY 2013 Filed Complaints
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination REPRISAL AGE RACE (BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN)
Timeliness in FY 2013
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2012 APD* FY 2013 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 322 218 67.7%
All Investigations 160 157 98.1% 188 182 -3.2% 207
All Complaint Closures 361 465 542 16.6% 420
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 217 79 36.4% 569 632 11.1% 451
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 24 66 29 -56.1% 67

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2013
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision
(no AJ Decision)
Final Order
(AJ Decision
Fully Implemented)
Final Order
(AJ Decision
Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 204
Total Closures 361
Settlements 61 16.9%
Withdrawals 8 2.2%
Total Final Agency Actions 292 80.9% 241 82.5% 51 17.5% 0 0%
Dismissals 25 8.6% 24 96% 1 4% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 267 91.4% 217 81.3% 50 18.7% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 2 0.8% 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 265 99.3% 216 81.5% 49 18.5% 0 0%
Costs Associated with EEO Process in FY 2013
Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/Monetary Benefits 1 $20,000 $20,000
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 0 $0 $0
Investigation Costs 160 $715,376 $4,471
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 42 $685,979 $16,332
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 1 $7,500 $7,500