The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Defense Office of the Secretary/Wash. Hqtrs. Services (OSD/WHS)

Permanent Workforce:  5,955   Temporary Workforce:  621    Total Workforce: 6,576

Work Force Composition*

Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Workforce

5,955

62.47%

37.53%

3.04%

69.55%

22.91%

3.41%

0.18%

0.55%

0.18%

0.65%

Major Occupations:
Police

627

92.66%

12.12%

48.48%

43.54%

1.59%

0.00%

0.96%

0.00%

0.64%

0.00%

Miscellaneous Administration and Program

1,116

64.16%

38.44%

78.94%

15.68%

2.33%

0.09%

0.54%

0.00%

0.09%

0.00%

Management and Program Analysis

685

49.93%

52.26%

75.33%

19.27%

3.50%

0.15%

0.29%

0.15%

0.15%

0.00%

GS-14 and GS-15*

2,355

66.92%

33.08%

2.63%

83.23%

9.81%

3.44%

0.17%

0.51%

0.21%

0.00%

Senior Pay Level*

365

78.63%

21.37%

2.19%

92.60%

1.92%

2.47%

0.00%

0.55%

0.27%

0.00%

SES

308

79.22%

20.78%

2.60%

92.21%

1.30%

2.60%

0.00%

0.65%

0.32%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

45

62.22%

37.78%

2.22%

57.78%

33.33%

6.67%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

371

64.42%

35.58%

2.70%

77.09%

16.44%

2.96%

0.54%

0.27%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

1,103

74.98%

25.02%

1.63%

89.94%

4.62%

3.26%

0.00%

0.36%

0.18%

0.09%

Unclassified Managers

531

57.82%

42.18%

5.65%

71.19%

21.28%

0.94%

0.00%

0.94%

0.00%

0.75%

*Includes data for only permanent employees in pay status as of September 30, 2006; does not include pay-banded employees.


Targeted Disabilities

OSD/WHS employed 45 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.68% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 3 employees over FY 2005 and an increase of 21 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.00% and for FY 2002 was 0.64%.  Over the 5-year period OSD/WHS had a net increase of 0.04% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

OSD/WHS timely processed 100% of the 57 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Race (Black) and (2) Reprisal.  The 29 complaints filed at OSD/WHS contained 13 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (White) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (Asian) discrimination, 4 allegations of color discrimination and 11 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 29 completed investigations, 24.1% were timely.  OSD/WHS's average time for completing an investigation was 317 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

OSD/WHS average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 628 days in FY 2005 to 605 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

OSD/WHS agreed to pay $3,000 for 2 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 were monetary settlements averaging $3,000.  OSD/WHS expended a total of $115,965 for 29 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,998.

OSD/WHS agreed to pay a total of $56,300 for 5 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $11,260.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings:

55

2

57

Settlements

1

1.8%

1

50%

2

3.5%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

26

47.3%

0

0%

26

45.6%

Complaints Filed*

27

47.4%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

2

3.5%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2006 where counseling was also completed during FY 2006.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2006

Counseling Complaint**
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures

57

34

Total Number Offered ADR

43

0

ADR Offer Rate*

75.4%

0%

ADR Participation Rate*

3.5%

0%

Total ADR Settlements

1

0

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$3,000.00

$0.00

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

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

Timeliness in FY 2006

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2005 APD* FY 2006 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands)

57

57

100%

All Investigations

29

7

24.1%

325

317

-2.5%

All Complaint Closures

34

628

605

-3.7%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

12

1

8.3%

1,054

665

-36.9%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

5

119

132

10.9%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2006

Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed

29

Total Closures

34

Settlements

5

14.7%

Withdrawals

3

8.8%

Total Final Agency Actions

26

76.5%

17

65.4%

9

34.6%

0

0%

Dismissals

5

 19.2%

5

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

21

 80.8%

12

57.1%

9

42.9%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

21

 100%

12

57.1%

9

42.9%

0

0%


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