The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA)

Permanent Workforce: 9,901 Temporary Workforce: 5,669 Total Workforce: 15,570

Workforce 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 9,714 28.44% 71.56% 7.10% 77.37% 11.56% 2.83% 0.13% 0.50% 0.18% 0.31%
Major Occupations:
General Education & Training 8,350 23.46% 76.54% 3.08% 83.98% 8.11% 3.56% 0.24% 0.73% 0.31% 0.22%
Education & Vocational Training 2,475 13.58% 86.42% 15.15% 71.47% 11.88% 0.85% 0.00% 0.40% 0.24% 0.28%
Education & Training Technician 1,637 6.29% 93.71% 8.43% 66.10% 16.68% 5.31% 1.10% 1.41% 0.98% 0.24%
GS-14 and GS-15* 136 66.91% 33.09% 2.21% 81.62% 10.29% 2.94% 0.00% 0.74% 2.21% 1.47%
Senior Pay Level* 21 52.38% 47.62% 4.76% 85.71% 4.76% 0.00% 0.00% 4.76% 0.00% 0.00%
SES 5 20.00% 80.00% 0.00% 80.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 20.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Managers* 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers* 8 62.50% 37.50% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers* 12 50.00% 50.00% 0.00% 91.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 8.33% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, DODEA employed 37 (0.24%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 303 IWTD were needed. This is the same as the number of employees in FY 2007 and a decrease of 19 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 0.24% and for FY 2004 was 0.32%. Over the 5-year period DODEA had a net decrease of 0.08% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

DODEA timely processed 91% of the 89 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2008.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Age; (2) Race (Black/African American) and Reprisal. Of the 31 complaints filed at DODEA, 9 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 3 contained allegations of color discrimination and 10 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 22 completed investigations, 63.6% were timely. DODEA's average time for completing an investigation was 207 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the U.S. Postal Service had the lowest average of 103 days.

DODEA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 285 days in FY 2007 to 346 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

DODEA reported paying no monetary benefits for 7 pre-complaint settlements. DODEA expended a total of $103,212 for 22 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,691.

DODEA agreed to pay a total of $145,308 plus other benefits for 17 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For the 7 complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $20,758.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 80 9 89
Settlements 5 6.3% 2 11.1% 7 7.9%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 43 53.8% 7 38.9% 50 56.2%
Complaints Filed* 31 34.8%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 1 1.1%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2008 where counseling was also completed during FY 2008.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2008
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 89 46
Total Number Offered ADR 87 8
ADR Offer Rate* 97.8% 17.4%
ADR Participation Rate* 20.2% 15.2%
Total ADR Settlements 2 2
Total ADR Settlements Amount $0.00 $0.00

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2008
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2007 APD* FY 2008 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 89 81 91%
All Investigations 22 14 63.6% 261 207 -20.7%
All Complaint Closures 46 285 346 21.4%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 18 4 22.2% 371 394 6.2%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 6 85 136 60%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2008
Complaint
Closures
Final Agency
Decision (no AJ
Decision)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Fully
Implemented)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Not Fully
Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 31
Total Closures 46
Settlements 17 37%
Withdrawals 2 4.4%
Total Final Agency Actions 27 58.7% 24 88.9% 3 11.1% 0 0%
Dismissals 6 22.2% 6 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 21 77.8% 18 85.7% 3 14.3% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 21 100% 18 85.7% 3 14.3% 0 0%

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