The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA)

Permanent Work Force:  10,446 Temporary Work Force:  5,891 Total Work Force: 16,337

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 Work Force

10,446

28.92%

71.08%

6.87%

78.67%

11.23%

2.75%

0.06%

0.39%

0.04%

0.34%

Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant

411

46.96%

60.58%

71.29%

15.82%

5.11%

0.24%

0.00%

0.24%

0.00%

0.00%

General Education and Training

9,073

26.43%

76.84%

84.81%

8.17%

3.26%

0.09%

0.47%

0.11%

0.04%

0.00%

Education and Vocational Training

2,595

30.33%

85.16%

69.48%

11.79%

1.12%

0.04%

0.46%

0.00%

1.81%

0.00%

GS-14 and GS-15*

120

45.00%

55.00%

0.83%

85.00%

13.33%

0.83%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior Pay Level*

21

61.90%

38.10%

4.76%

90.48%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

4.76%

0.00%

0.00%

SES

4

25.00%

75.00%

0.00%

75.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

25.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

36

55.56%

44.44%

11.11%

69.44%

16.67%

2.78%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

69

37.68%

62.32%

1.45%

78.26%

15.94%

4.35%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

44

61.36%

38.64%

4.55%

81.82%

11.36%

0.00%

0.00%

2.27%

0.00%

0.00%

Unclassified Managers

0

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

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


Targeted Disabilities

DODEA employed 44 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.27% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 3 employees over FY 2005 and an increase of 8 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 0.25% and for FY 2002 was 0.33%.  Over the 5-year period DODEA had a net decrease of 0.06% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

DODEA timely processed 42.2% of the 64 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Race (Black); and (3) Age.  The 29 complaints filed at DODEA contained 12 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 6 allegations of race (White) discrimination, 9 allegations of color discrimination and 12 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 16 completed investigations, 37.5% were timely.  DODEA's average time for completing an investigation was 192 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

DODEA's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 482 days in FY 2005 to 421 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

DODEA agreed to pay $30,000 for 7 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 were monetary settlements averaging $30,000.  DODEA expended a total of $68,720 for 16 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,295.

DODEA agreed to pay a total of $71,300 for 8 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 $8,912.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

57

7

64

Settlements

2

3.5%

5

71.4%

7

10.9%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

31

54.4%

0

0%

31

48.4%

Complaints Filed*

26

40.6%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

0

0%

*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

64

36

Total Number Offered ADR

14

5

ADR Offer Rate*

21.9%

13.9%

ADR Participation Rate*

10.9%

8.3%

Total ADR Settlements

5

2

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$30,000.00

$4,800.00

*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)

64

27

42.2%

All Investigations

16

6

37.5%

220

192

-12.7%

All Complaint Closures

36

482

421

-12.7%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

8

2

25%

387

486

25.6%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

5

62

211

240.3%

*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

36

Settlements

8

22.2%

Withdrawals

2

5.6%

Total Final Agency Actions

26

72.2%

13

50%

13

50%

0

0%

Dismissals

5

19.2%

5

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

21

80.8%

8

38.1%

13

61.9%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

21

100%

8

38.1%

13

61.9%

0

0%


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