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Department of the Air Force (USAF)
FY 2011 EEO Complaint Processing Statistics

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2011
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counseling 762 515 1,277
Settlements 33 4.3% 162 31.5% 195 15.3%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 370 48.6% 79 15.3% 449 35.2%
Complaints Filed* 596 46.7%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of FY 37 2.9%
*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2011 where counseling was also completed during FY 2011.
Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2011
Total Number Offer Rate Participation Rate
Pre-Complaint Counselings 1,277 72% 40.3%
Complaint Closures 529 36.5% 13.4%
Bases Most Frequently Alleged in FY 2011
Top Basis 1 Top Basis 2 Top Basis 3
Bases of Alleged Discrimination Reprisal Age Race (Black or African American)
Timeliness in FY 2011
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2010 APD* FY 2011 APD* % Change Govt Wide APD*
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 1,277 1,150 90.1%
All Investigations 287 65 22.6% 221 206 -6.8% 183
All Complaint Closures 529 411 395 -3.9% 346
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 107 19 17.8% 643 630 -2% 429
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 86 115 61 -47% 73
*APD = Average Processing Days
Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2011
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 615
Total Closures 529
Settlements 184 34.8%
Withdrawals 71 13.4%
Total Final Agency Actions 274 51.8% 193 70.4% 70 25.5% 11 4%
Dismissals 92 33.6% 86 93.5% 5 5.4% 1 1.1%
Merit Decisions 182 66.4% 107 58.8% 65 35.7% 10 5.5%
Finding Discrimination 12 6.6% 0 0% 4 33.3% 8 66.7%
Finding No Discrimination 170 93.4% 107 62.9% 61 35.9% 2 1.2%
Costs Associated with EEO Process in FY 2011
Total # Total Amount Average Amount
Pre-Complaint Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 22 $231,430 $10,519
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 16 $103,228 $6,451
Investigation Costs 287 $1,554,561 $5,416
Complaint Closures with Monetary Benefits 123 $1,677,555 $13,638
ADR Settlements w/ Monetary Benefits 23 $157,875 $6,864