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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission



Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Contact:

Carl Butler, Director, USDA Conflict
Prevention and Resolution Center
(202) 720-7664

Fiscal Year 2006 2007 2008 2009
Size of Work Force 104,299 109,999 107,493 105,618
Pre-Complaint Process
Completed/Ended Counselings 1,079 1,082 1,029 1,032
Offered ADR 744 892 930 931
Processed and Completed (Participations) 261 315 282 250
Resolutions (Settlements and Withdrawals) 81 96 147 143
Formal Complaint Process
Complaint Closures 577 573 518 744
Offered ADR 46 131 119 144
Processed and Completed (Participations) 29 50 64 61
Resolutions (Settlements and Withdrawals) 22 19 24 21

For FY 2000 through FY 2005, ADR activity was measured in both completed and pending counselings and complaints.

Fiscal Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Size of Work Force 106,816 112,445 114,978 112,843 123,751 120,047
Pre-Complaint Process
Completed Counselings 1964 1509 1106 1356 1234 1,239
Offered ADR N/A N/A 750 1080 1013 788
Processed in ADR 937 165 185 306 375 372
Completed ADR 0 146 185 276 298 378
Resolved Disputes 0 53 32 143 94 85
Formal Complaint Process
Complaints Filed 775 806 773 686 658 628
Complaints in Inventory 2,501 2,633 2,875 2,727 2,590 1,970
Offered ADR N/A N/A 165 60 274 65
Processed in ADR N/A 58 160 41 96 30
Completed ADR 0 36 153 44 133 32
Resolved Disputes 0 36 66 31 101 17