U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

PROFILE OF SELECTED INDICATORS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)

Permanent Workforce: 57,731

Total Reported Workforce: 58,842

U.S. Department of Transportation EEO Indicators FY 2002 FY 2003 Change
Pre-Complaint Counseling Instances of EEO Counselor Counseling 1,409 590 -58.1%
% Counseled within regulatory time frame 90.6% 95.4% 5.3%
ADR Measures % of Instances of Counseling where ADR Offered 41.7% 76.1% 82.5%
ADR Election Rate 40.8% 39.9% -2.2%
ADR Participation Rate 17% 30.3% 78.2%
Complaints Filed/Complainants Complaints Filed 585 361 -38.3%
Total Workforce 102,652 58,842 -42.7%
Total Complainants 552 361 -34.6%
% of Complainants Filing Single Complaint 94.4% 100% 5.9%
% of Workforce who are EEO Complainants 0.5% 0.6% 14.1%
Investigations Total Completed 375 321 -14.4%
Average Processing Time for Investigation (Days) 225 223 -0.9%
Amount Spent on In-House Investigations $1,107,000 $694,160 -37.3%
Amount Spent on Contract Investigations $2,850 $140,352 4824.6%
Type of Closures Total Closures 633 547 -13.6%
Agency Dismissals 148 106 -28.4%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 42 32 -23.8%
Withdrawals 35 35 0.0%
Settlements 187 180 -3.7%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 221 194 -12.2%
Average Processing Days (from date complaint filed) All Closures 577 425 -26.3%
Agency Dismissals 131 107 -18.3%
Administrative Judge Dismissals 1,213 760 -37.3%
Withdrawals 264 547 107.2%
Settlements 657 100 -84.8%
Final Agency Decisions (with no AJ decision) 271 303 11.8%
Merit Decisions (with and without an AJ decision) 736 824 12.0%
Merit Decisions Total Number 221 194 -12.2%
Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 8 4 -50.0%
% of Decisions with Finding of Discrimination 3.6% 2.1% -43.0%
Corrective Actions/Benefits Total Number 195 184 -5.6%
Amount of Frontpay/Backpay Benefits $196,176 $296,203 51.0%
Amount of Lump Sum Payments $451,141 $531,481 17.8%
Amount of Compensatory Damages $1,581,556 $716,275 -54.7%
Amount of Attorneys' Fees $759,536 $361,904 -52.4%
Appeals Cases Received For Review 196 175 -10.7%
Number of Cases Closed 339 183 -46.0%

NOTE: NA = Not Applicable


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