The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

Permanent Work Force:  2,639 Temporary Work Force:  379    Total Work Force: 3,018

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

2,639

46.99%

53.01%

1.44%

66.77%

28.95%

2.50%

0.04%

0.30%

0.00%

1.74%

Major Occupations:
Information Technology Management

104

58.65%

41.35%

0.96%

50.00%

33.65%

14.42%

0.00%

0.96%

0.00%

1.92%

Archivist

315

58.10%

41.90%

0.00%

91.11%

7.30%

1.27%

0.00%

0.32%

0.00%

0.95%

Archives Technician

1,591

47.71%

52.29%

1.57%

57.32%

38.34%

2.33%

0.06%

0.31%

0.06%

2.07%

GS-14 and GS-15*

227

59.03%

40.97%

1.76%

81.50%

12.33%

4.41%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.44%

Senior Pay Level*

23

86.96%

13.04%

0.00%

91.30%

0.00%

8.70%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

SES

17

82.35%

17.65%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

123

42.28%

57.72%

0.81%

68.29%

30.89%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

166

61.45%

38.55%

1.20%

88.55%

9.04%

1.20%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

96

69.79%

30.21%

1.04%

91.67%

4.17%

3.13%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Unclassified Managers

3

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

66.67%

33.33%

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

NARAemployed 47 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.56% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of one employee from FY 2005 and a decrease of 7 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.58% and for FY 2002 was 1.98%.  Over the 5-year period NARA had a net decrease of 0.42% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

NARAtimely processed 89.5% of the 38 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 18 complaints filed at NARA contained 8 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (White) discrimination, 3 allegations of color discrimination and 4 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 10 completed investigations, 50% were timely.  NARA's average time for completing an investigation was 185 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

NARA's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 676 days in FY 2005 to 110 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

NARA agreed to pay $435 for 17 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 were monetary settlements averaging $435.  NARA expended a total of $38,583 for 10 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,858.

NARAagreed to pay a total of $17,117 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 $3,423.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

23

15

38

Settlements

13

56.5%

4

26.7%

17

44.7%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

0

0%

3

20%

3

7.9%

Complaints Filed*

18

47.4%

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

38

13

Total Number Offered ADR

28

2

ADR Offer Rate*

73.7%

15.4%

ADR Participation Rate*

39.5%

15.4%

Total ADR Settlements

4

2

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)

38

34

89.5%

All Investigations

10

5

50%

234

185

-20.9%

All Complaint Closures

13

676

110

-83.7%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

4

2

50%

779

90

-88.4%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

2

0

214

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

18

Total Closures

13

Settlements

5

38.5%

Withdrawals

2

15.4%

Total Final Agency Actions

6

46.2%

6

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Dismissals

2

33.3%

2

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

4

66.7%

4

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

4

100%

4

100%

0

0%

0

0%


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