The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Permanent Workforce:  9,290   Temporary Workforce:  299    Total Workforce:   9,589

Workforce Composition

 

 

 
Total #
 
Men
 
Women
 
Hispanic
or
Latino
 
White
 
Black
or
African American
 
Asian
Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Workforce 9,290 39.14% 60.86% 7.16% 48.98% 37.84% 4.70% 0.06% 1.13% 0.13% 1.29%
Major Occupations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

2,944 36.62% 63.38% 7.71% 53.60% 33.12% 3.57% 0.03% 1.80% 0.17% 1.02%
MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM ANALYSIS

553 32.91% 67.09% 3.62% 42.13% 50.09% 3.25% 0.00% 0.90% 0.00% 1.45%
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY COMPLIANCE

404 34.41% 65.59% 12.62% 26.98% 58.17% 1.73% 0.00% 0.50% 0.00% 1.49%
GS-14 and GS-15* 2,325 51.53% 48.47% 5.72% 56.86% 31.96% 4.47% 0.00% 0.86% 0.13% 0.73%
Senior Pay Level* 252 62.30% 37.70% 5.16% 69.05% 20.63% 4.76% 0.00% 0.40% 0.00% 1.59%
SES 88 62.50% 37.50% 5.68% 55.68% 34.09% 3.41% 0.00% 1.14% 0.00% 2.27%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 3 33.33% 66.67% 0.00% 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 720 48.89% 51.11% 8.33% 58.89% 28.19% 3.89% 0.00% 0.69% 0.00% 0.42%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 782 57.54% 42.46% 5.63% 59.72% 29.92% 3.20% 0.00% 1.28% 0.26% 1.15%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

HUD employed 126 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2007, which was 1.31% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of 4 employees from FY 2006 and a decrease of 14 employees since FY 2003.  The participation rate for FY 2006 was 1.32% and for FY 2003 was 1.38%.  Over the 5-year period HUD had a net decrease of 0.07% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

HUD timely processed 97.9% of the 140 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2007.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Sex (Female); and (3) Age.  Of the 91 complaints filed at HUD, 28 contained allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 13 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 15 contained allegations of color discrimination and 32 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 57 completed investigations, 82.5% were timely.  HUD's average time for completing an investigation was 171 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 93 days.

HUD's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 270 days in FY 2006 to 318 days in FY 2007.  The government-wide average was 355 days.

IV.  Costs

HUD reported paying no monetary benefits for 14 pre-complaint settlements.  HUD expended a total of $136,091 for 57 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,387.

HUD agreed to pay a total of $120,455 for 17 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $7,085.


Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2007
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 71 69 140
Settlements 5 7% 9 13% 14 10%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 31 43.7% 6 8.7% 37 26.4%
Complaints Filed* 88 62.9%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 1 0.7%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2007 where counseling was also completed during FY 2007.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2007
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 140 92
Total Number Offered ADR 140 4
ADR Offer Rate* 100% 4.4%
ADR Participation Rate* 49.3% 4.4%
Total ADR Settlements 9 4
Total ADR Settlements Amount $0.00 $52,631.00

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2007
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2006 APD* FY 2007 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 140 137 97.9%
All Investigations 57 47 82.5% 201 171 -14.9%
All Complaint Closures 92 270 318 17.8%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 35 30 85.7% 97 210 116.5%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 10 31 28 -9.7%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2007
Complaint
Closures
Final Agency
Decision (no AJ
Decision)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Fully
Implemented)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Not Fully
Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 91
Total Closures 92
Settlements 17 18.5%
Withdrawals 8 8.7%
Total Final Agency Actions 67 72.8% 45 67.2% 22 32.8% 0 0%
Dismissals 10  14.9% 10 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 57  85.1% 35 61.4% 22 38.6% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 57  100% 35 61.4% 22 38.6% 0 0%


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