The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Permanent Work Force:  960    Temporary Work Force:  108    Total Work Force: 1,068

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

960

48.75%

51.25%

3.23%

70.83%

20.63%

4.90%

0.00%

0.42%

0.00%

0.63%

Major Occupations:
Economist

77

85.71%

14.29%

2.60%

92.21%

0.00%

5.19%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

General Attorney

542

53.69%

46.31%

3.32%

84.50%

6.83%

5.17%

0.00%

0.18%

0.00%

0.55%

Paralegal Specialist

59

37.29%

62.71%

1.69%

81.36%

11.86%

5.08%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

1.69%

GS-14 and GS-15*

553

57.50%

42.50%

2.89%

84.99%

6.33%

5.42%

0.00%

0.36%

0.00%

0.72%

Senior Pay Level*

33

72.73%

27.27%

0.00%

96.97%

3.03%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

SES

32

71.88%

28.13%

0.00%

96.88%

3.13%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

1

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

49

40.82%

59.18%

4.08%

69.39%

22.45%

4.08%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

4.08%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

233

67.81%

32.19%

0.86%

93.99%

3.86%

1.29%

0.00%

0.00%

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

FTC employed 7 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.66% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of one employee over FY 2005 and an increase of 3 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 0.59% and for FY 2002 was 0.42%.  Over the 5-year period FTC had a net increase of 0.24% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

FTC timely processed 100% of the 35 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 3 complaints filed at FTC contained 2allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (White) discrimination, no allegations of color discrimination and 1 allegation of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 2 completed investigations, 100% were timely.  FTC'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.

FTC's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 319 days in FY 2005 to 444 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

FTC agreed to pay $15,500 for 8 pre-complaint settlements, of which 2 were monetary settlements averaging $7,750.  FTC expended a total of $5,586 for 2 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,793.

FTC agreed to pay a total of $159,466 for 2 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 $79,733.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

33

2

35

Settlements

6

18.2%

2

100%

8

22.9%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

24

72.7%

0

0%

24

68.6%

Complaints Filed*

3

8.6%

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

35

6

Total Number Offered ADR

31

2

ADR Offer Rate*

88.6%

33.3%

ADR Participation Rate*

5.7%

0%

Total ADR Settlements

2

0

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$9,500.00

$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)

35

35

100%

All Investigations

2

2

100%

203

192

-5.4%

All Complaint Closures

6

319

444

39.2%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

1

0

0%

342

269

-21.3%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

1

0

113

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

6

Settlements

2

33.3%

Withdrawals

1

16.7%

Total Final Agency Actions

3

50%

2

66.7%

1

33.3%

0

0%

Dismissals

1

33.3%

1

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

2

66.7%

1

50%

1

50%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

2

100%

1

50%

1

50%

0

0%


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