The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

Permanent Workforce: 10,496 Temporary Workforce: 39 Total Workforce: 10,535

Workforce Composition

Employee Pool Total # Men Women Hispanics Whites Blacks Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders American Indians/ Alaskan Natives Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Work Force 10,496 62.04% 37.96% 5.47% 76.47% 12.78% 4.23% 0.78% 1.39%
Major Occupations:
General Business and Industry 1,139 74.28% 25.72% 4.21% 82.53% 9.04% 3.34% 0.88% 0.61%
Contracting 2,041 46.69% 53.31% 5.10% 77.22% 13.28% 3.77% 0.64% 1.67%
Quality Assurance 2,766 85.65% 14.35% 7.01% 79.46% 10.20% 2.39% 0.94% 0.47%
GS-14 and GS-15* 513 66.47% 33.53% 4.09% 83.04% 10.14% 1.95% 0.78% 0.39%
Senior Pay Level* 8 62.50% 37.50% 0.00% 87.50% 12.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 14 35.71% 64.29% 0.00% 78.57% 21.43% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 738 74.39% 25.61% 2.98% 86.18% 7.72% 2.71% 0.41% 0.27%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 103 68.93% 31.07% 1.94% 78.64% 13.59% 3.88% 1.94% 0.00%
Unclassified Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 68 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, DCMA timely processed 85.3%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 38 complaints filed at DCMA, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Promotion/Non-Selection; (2) Harassment - Non-Sexual; and (3) Terms/Conditions of Employment. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Age; (2) Disability - Physical; and (3) Reprisal.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    DCMA's average time for completing an investigation was 311 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    DCMA's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 973 days in FY 2004 to 490 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    DCMA had a total of 71 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 27 pending investigation for an average of 367 days; and 11 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 878 days.

  5. Costs

    DCMA agreed to pay $3,300 for 7 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 was a monetary settlement for $3,300. DCMA expended a total of $108,021 for 28 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,858.

    DCMA agreed to pay a total of $21,980 for 16 complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $1,374.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 47 21 68
Settlements 0 0% 7 33.3% 7 10.3%
No Complaints Filed 20 42.6% 2 9.5% 22 32.4%
Complaints Filed* 36 52.9%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 3 4.4%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2005 where counseling was also completed during FY 2005.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution

Counselings / Complaints

ADR Offers*

ADR Participation*
# # % # %
FY 2004 Completed/Ended Counselings 77 61 79.2% 22 28.6%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 68 70 100% 20 29.4%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -11.7% 14.8% -9.1%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 177 18 10.2% 9 5.1%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 117 13 11.1% 13 11.1%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -33.9% -27.8% 44.4%

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FYs 2004-2005.

**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 2004 APD* FY 2005 APD % Change
All Completed/Ended Counselings (minus remands) 68 58 85.3%
All Investigations 28 10 35.7% 330.3 310.9 -5.9%
All Complaint Closures 46 973.4 489.7 -49.7%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 4 1 25% 1,481.7 811 -45.3%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 8 57.7 33.13 -42.6%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2005

Complaint Outcomes Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 38
Total Closures 46
Settlements 16 34.8%
Withdrawals 5 10.9%
Total Final Agency Actions 25 54.3% 12 48% 13 52% 0 0%
Dismissals 10 40% 8 80% 2 20% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 15 60% 4 26.7% 11 73.3% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 15 100% 4 26.7% 11 73.3% 0 0%

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