The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force - Fiscal Year 2008
Figures

Figure 1
Percent of Agencies that Issued EEO Policy Statements On an Annual Basis
FY 2004 - FY 2007
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007
% Issued Annual EEO Policy Statements 54.00% 50.00% 68.30% 58.72%
Figure 2
Percent of EEO Directors Who Report Directly to the Agency Head
FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
% of EEO Directors Who Directly Report to Agency Head 72.04% 67.71% 60.50% 60.60% 64.94%
Figure 3
Percent of Agency Heads Briefed on State of EEO
FY 2004 - FY 2007
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007
% Breifed Agency Head 0.44 0.59 0.63 0.721
Figure 4
Average Grade in the General Schedule and Related Positions FY 2008
Government-Wide 9.90
Men 10.50
Women 9.30
Hispanic or Latino 9.40
White 10.20
Black or African American 9.00
Asian 10.40
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 7.90
American Indian/Alaska Native 8.40
Two or More Races 8.60
Individuals with Targeted Disabilities 8.50
Figure 5
Completed Counseling to Formal Complaints Filed/Complainants
FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 200
Individuals/Complainants 17,878 16,495 15,359 15,294 15,539
Complaints Filed 19,024 18,017 16,723 16,363 16,752
Completed Counselings 42,412 41,070 38,824 37,809 38,898
Figure 6
Average Processing Days for Investigations for FY 2004 FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
APD for Investigations 280 237 186 176 180
Figure 7
Monetary Benefits Awarded in the Formal Complaint Stage FY 2004 FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
Attorney's Fees $7.3 $9.5 $9.2 $8.9 $11.3
Compensatory Damages $8.0 $9.5 $5.7 $5.5 $8.7
Lump Sum Payment $11.8 $29.1 $15.9 $14.9 $17.2
Total Monetary Benefits $29.7 $51.7 $32.6 $36.4 $41.2
Figure 8
Hearings Inventory
FY 2004 FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
5,975 5,896 4,912 5,505 6,488
Figure 9
Comparison of Requests for EEOC Hearings to Complaints Filed FY 2004 FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
9,027 10,286 7,802 7,869 8,036
19,024 18,017 16,723 16,363 16,752
Figure 10
Average Processing Days for Hearings FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
Average Processing days 355 249 274 248 262
Average Age of Pending Inventory 296 207 202 276 332
Figure 11
Monetary Benefits Awarded from Hearings (In Millions of Dollars) FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
Attorney's Fees 8.8 13.4 10.4 6.8 14.6
Compensatory Damages 12.0 12.8 8.7 9.2 10.1
Total Monetary Benefits 45.9 58.7 51.9 39.9 104.7
Figure 12
Appellate Inventory FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
3,634 3,610 3,887 3,496 3,275
Figure 13
Comparison of Appeals Receipts to Complaint Closures
FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
7,831 7,490 6,743 5,226 5,082
23,153 22,974 19,119 15,805 16,654
Figure 14
Appeal Closures FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
Total Closures 8,028 7,514 6,466 5,617 5,303
Title VII 6,224 5,831 5,118 3,690 3,395
Rehabilitation Act 2,046 2,040 1,703 1,303 1,283
ADEA 2,093 1,941 1,721 1,293 1,181
EPA 4 1 2 25 26
Figure 15
Average Processing Days on Appeal
FY 2004 - FY 2008
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
207 194 220 230 278
Figure 16
Monetary Benefits Awarded from Appeals24
FY 2004 - FY 2008 (Millions of Dollars)
FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008
Attorney's Fees $3.5 $2.5 $2.4 $1.6 $2.9
Compensatory Damages $6.8 $4.0 $3.2 $2.5 $2.8
Total Monetary Benefits $22.1 $15.1 $11.7 $10.7 $12.3

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