The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Permanent Work Force:  1,802 Temporary Work Force:  45    Total Work Force: 1,847

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

1,802

46.95%

53.05%

3.16%

58.93%

32.41%

5.22%

0.00%

0.28%

0.00%

1.11%

Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration and Program

380

30.00%

70.00%

1.84%

48.16%

47.11%

2.63%

0.00%

0.26%

0.00%

1.32%

Electronics Engineering

267

88.76%

11.24%

3.75%

71.16%

9.36%

14.98%

0.00%

0.75%

0.00%

0.37%

General Attorney

511

52.25%

47.75%

2.54%

79.65%

13.11%

4.70%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

1.76%

GS-14 and GS-15*

989

61.27%

38.73%

2.43%

75.73%

14.96%

6.57%

0.00%

0.30%

0.00%

1.21%

Senior Pay Level*

36

72.22%

27.78%

0.00%

91.67%

5.56%

2.78%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

SES

27

62.96%

37.04%

0.00%

88.89%

7.41%

3.70%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

2

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

29

34.48%

65.52%

0.00%

48.28%

51.72%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

263

60.46%

39.54%

1.14%

84.03%

11.41%

3.42%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.76%

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

FCC employed 20 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.08% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of one employee from FY 2005 and a decrease of 3 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.13% and for FY 2002 was 1.14%.  Over the 5-year period FCC had a net decrease of 0.06% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

FCC timely processed 100% of the 4 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); (2) Color; and (3) Disability (Physical).  The 3 complaints filed at FCC contained 2 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of color discrimination and 1 allegation of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

FCC timely completed the one investigation it reported completing in FY 2006. FCC's average time for completing an investigation was 64 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

FCC's average processing time for all complaint closures was 340 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

FCC reported no counseling settlements in FY 2006.  FCC expended $4,100 for the one investigation it completed in FY 2006.

FCC reported paying no monetary benefits for its single complaint closure through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

3

1

4

Settlements

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

1

33.3%

0

0%

1

25%

Complaints Filed*

3

75%

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

4

4

Total Number Offered ADR

1

1

ADR Offer Rate*

25%

25%

ADR Participation Rate*

25%

25%

Total ADR Settlements

0

0

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$0.00

$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)

4

4

100%

All Investigations

1

1

100%

180

64

-64.4%

All Complaint Closures

4

0

340

NA%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

0

0

0%

0

0

NA%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

2

0

34

NA%

*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

3

Total Closures

4

Settlements

1

25%

Withdrawals

0

0%

Total Final Agency Actions

3

75%

2

66.7%

1

33.3%

0

0%

Dismissals

2

66.7%

2

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

1

33.3%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

1

100%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%


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