The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

National Gallery of Art (NGA)

Permanent Workforce: 777 Temporary Workforce: 33 Total Workforce: 810

Workforce Composition

Employee Pool Total # Men Women Hispanics Whites Blacks Asian Americans / Pacific Islanders American Indians / Alaskan Natives
Permanent Workforce 777 57.91% 42.09% 2.34% 50.98% 44.69% 0.61% 0.12%
GS-14 and GS-15* 0 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Senior Pay Level* 21 61.91% 38.09% 0% 90.48% 4.76% 4.76% 0%
First-Level Officials/Managers 44 88.64% 11.36% 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 42 54.76% 45.24% 0% 92.86% 4.76% 2.38% 0%
Senior Level Officials/Managers 33 51.52% 48.48% 0% 93.94% 3.03% 3.03% 0%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

Employees with targeted disabilities represented 0.99% of the total government workforce in FY 2004, and of agencies with a permanent workforce of 500 or more, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, at 2.23%, had the highest percentage of employees with targeted disabilities. At NGA, employees with targeted disabilities represented 0.99% of the total workforce.

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    There were 11 instances of pre-complaint counseling (performed by EEO counselors and/or ADR intake officers). NGA timely processed 27.3% of the total number of counselings. Following counseling, 9 formal complaints of discrimination were filed.

  2. Alternative Dispute Resolution

    Of NGA's 11 instances of counseling, ADR was offered 100% of the time; the parties elected to participate in 9.1% of the completed counselings; and 100% of the ADR closures were resolved through settlements or withdrawals.

    At the formal complaint phase, NGA offered ADR 61.1% of the time; the parties elected to participate in 5.6% of the complaint workload, but no resolutions through settlements or withdrawals were achieved.

  3. Processing Times

    NGA completed all 9 of its investigations within the regulatory time frames, with an average processing time of 148 days. In most instances, the regulations require completion of investigations within 180 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the

    Tennessee Valley Authority was the only agency to complete 100% of their investigations within the regulatory time frames, with an average processing time of 117 days.

    NGA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 128 days in FY 2003 to 737 days in FY 2004. The government-wide average was 469 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    NGA had a total of 10 complaints pending at the end of FY 2004, with 1 pending investigation for an average of 144 days; and 4 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 350 days.

  5. Costs

    NGA agreed to pay $33,500 for 2 counseling settlements with benefits, an average $16,750.00 per counseling settled.

    NGA reported no complaint closures during this reporting period.

    NGA expended a total of $27,000 for 9 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,000.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2004

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Total Instances of Counseling: 10   1   11  
Settlements 1 10.00% 1 100.00% 2 18.18%
Withdrawal/no Complaint Filed 0 0% 0 0% 0 0.00%
Complaints Filed*         9 81.81%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year         0 0.00%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2004 where counseling was also completed during FY 2004.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution

Counselings / Complaints ADR Offers ADR Participation
# # % # %
FY 2003 Pre-Complaint Counselings 27 23 85.00% 3 11.00%
FY 2004 Pre-Complaint Counselings 11 11 100.00% 1 9.09%
Percentage Change FY 2003 to FY 2004 -59.25% -52.17%   -66.66%  
FY 2003 Complaints* 21 13 62.00% 2 10.00%
FY 2004 Complaints* 18 11 61.11% 1 5.56%
Percentage Change FY 2003 to FY 2004 -14.28% -15.38%   -50.00%  

*Includes all complaints filed in the fiscal year, including those where the counseling was completed in the prior fiscal year.

Timeliness

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2003 APD* FY 2004 APD % Change
All Counselings (minus remands) 11 3 27.27%      
All Investigations 9 9 100.00% 156 148 -5.12%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 10 9 90.00% 155 214 38.06%
Dismissal Decisions 2     28 19 -32.14%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints Closed in FY 2004

Complaint Outcomes Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
Total Closures (18) # % # % # % # %
Settlements 0 0.00%            
Withdrawals 0 0.00%            
Dismissals 2 11.11%            
Merit Decisions 16 88.88%            
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 16 100.00% 10 62.50% 6 37.50% 0 0.00%


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