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Program Description


This program investigates and resolves formal complaints of worker protection violations and discrimination in employment, housing, commercial and residential real estate transactions, public accommodations, and intimidations through a formal complaint process or mediation.

Program Contacts

Contact James Stowe of the Office of Human Rights at 240.777.8490 or Alicia Singh of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2780 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Number of human rights compliance cases processed149184180185190
Percent of cases that have completed their investigation within 15 months 193%60%94%94%94%
Percent of cases that have a Letter of Determination issued within 30 days of completed investigation by investigator97%95%97%97%97%
Percent of cases in backlog status (cases not closed within 15 months) 27%40%25%10%5%
Percent of referred cases that are mediated successfullyN/A65%65%65%65%
1  Three new investigators started in FY23. The Department expects case completion rates to increase as those employees are fully onboarded.
2  Three new investigators started in FY23. The Department expects the backlog in cases to decrease as those employees are fully onboarded.

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved12808029.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1347680.00
FY25 Recommended14155709.00