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Agency Profile - HHS

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 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 471 208 679
Settlements 12 2.5% 32 15.4% 44 6.5%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 177 37.6% 51 24.5% 228 33.6%
Complaints Filed* 383 56.4%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY 24 3.5%

*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 679 97.5% 30.6%
Complaint Closures 319 25.1% 17.9%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in FY 2013 Filed Complaints
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination REPRISAL AGE SEX (FEMALE)
Timeliness in FY 2013
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2012 APD* FY 2013 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 679 573 84.4%
All Investigations 230 205 89.1% 153 162 5.9% 207
All Complaint Closures 319 341 353 3.5% 420
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 63 12 19.1% 404 374 -7.4% 451
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 75 62 38 -38.7% 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 395
Total Closures 319
Settlements 119 37.3%
Withdrawals 23 7.2%
Total Final Agency Actions 177 55.5% 138 78% 39 22% 0 0%
Dismissals 81 45.8% 75 92.6% 6 7.4% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 96 54.2% 63 65.6% 33 34.4% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 4 4.2% 2 50% 2 50% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 92 95.8% 61 66.3% 31 33.7% 0 0%
Costs Associated with EEO Process in FY 2013
Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/Monetary Benefits 8 $72,000 $9,000
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 6 $49,000 $8,166
Investigation Costs 230 $1,046,957 $4,551
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 86 $3,075,106 $35,757
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 11 $521,429 $47,402