Investigating discrimination complaints involves the skillful examination of evidence gained through the analysis of records and testimony. Investigation can result in a finding of: No Jurisdiction, Administratively Closed, No Probable Cause, or Probable Cause. All cases with
|Administratively Closed:||470 (35%)|
|Right to Sue:||146 (11%)|
|Closure After Hearing:||1 -|
|Hearing Officer's Dismissal||3 -|
|No Jurisdiction||241 (18%)|
|No Probable Cause||138 (10%)|
|Satisfactorily Adjusted||203 (15%)|
|Successfully Conciliated||25 (2%)|
|Withdrawn/Satisfactorily Adjusted||6 -|
|Probable Cause||14 (1%)|
findings other than Probable Cause are closed. During FY 1984, 1,336 complaints were processed which is a 20% increase over FY 1983 case findings of 1,113.
Chart 4 indicates findings rendered in complaints processed in FY 1984.
Where investigation reveals that discrimination has occurred, a probable cause determination is issued, and conciliation efforts begin.