The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Permanent Workforce: 2,653 Temporary Workforce: 390 Total Workforce: 3,043

Workforce Composition

Employee Pool Total # Men Women Hispanics Whites Blacks Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders American Indians/ Alaskan Natives Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Work Force 2,653 47.00% 53.00% 1.51% 66.23% 29.36% 2.53% 0.38% 1.70%
Major Occupations:
Archivist 322 59.94% 40.06% 0.00% 91.61% 6.83% 1.24% 0.31% 1.24%
GS-14 and GS-15* 224 58.48% 41.52% 1.79% 82.14% 12.05% 4.02% 0.00% 0.45%
Senior Pay Level* 26 76.92% 23.08% 0.00% 96.15% 0.00% 3.85% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 110 43.64% 56.36% 0.91% 64.55% 34.55% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 168 62.50% 37.50% 0.60% 88.10% 9.52% 1.79% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 90 68.89% 31.11% 2.22% 90.00% 5.56% 2.22% 0.00% 0.00%
Unclassified Managers 3 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 66.67% 33.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 38 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, NARA timely processed 100%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 10 complaints filed at NARA, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Promotion/Non-Selection; (2) Disparate Treatment; and (3) Harassment - Non-Sexual. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Race - Black; (2) Disability - Physical; and (3) Reprisal.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    NARA's average time for completing an investigation was 234 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    NARA's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 835 days in FY 2004 to 676 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    NARA had a total of 11 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 3 pending investigation for an average of 61 days; and 2 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 239 days.

  5. Costs

    NARA made no payments in FY 2005 for pre-complaint settlements with benefits. NARA expended a total of $27,330 for 10 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,733.

    NARA made no payments in FY 2005 for complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decisions, or final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 20 18 38
Settlements 4 20% 13 72.2% 17 44.7%
No Complaints Filed 8 40% 2 11.1% 10 26.3%
Complaints Filed* 11 29%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2005 where counseling was also completed during FY 2005.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution

Counselings / Complaints

ADR Offers*

ADR Participation*
# # % # %
FY 2004 Completed/Ended Counselings 53 33 62.3% 22 41.5%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 38 28 73.7% 19 50%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -28.3% -15.2% -13.6%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 44 1 2.3% 1 2.3%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 25 0 0% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -43.2% -100% -100%

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FYs 2004-2005.

**Includes all complaints filed in the fiscal year, including those where the counseling was completed in the prior fiscal year.

Timeliness

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2004 APD* FY 2005 APD % Change
All Completed/Ended Counselings (minus remands) 38 38 100%
All Investigations 10 4 40% 220.6 234.1 6.1%
All Complaint Closures 14 834.8 675.8 -19%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 5 0 0% 1,133.1 778.8 -31.3%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 0 36 0 -100%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2005

Complaint Outcomes Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 10
Total Closures 14
Settlements 1 7.1%
Withdrawals 0 0%
Total Final Agency Actions 13 92.9% 5 38.5% 8 61.5% 0 0%
Dismissals 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Merit Decisions 13 100% 5 38.5% 8 61.5% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 13 100% 5 38.5% 8 61.5% 0 0%

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