The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

Permanent Workforce: 1,081 Temporary Workforce: 35 Total Workforce: 1,116

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 1,081 58.19% 41.81% 8.70% 66.14% 20.72% 3.98% 0.46% 0.74%
Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration and Program 244 75.00% 25.00% 4.10% 72.13% 21.31% 1.23% 1.23% 0.41%
GS-14 and GS-15* 280 75.36% 24.64% 2.86% 80.00% 11.43% 5.71% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior Pay Level* 13 84.62% 15.38% 0.00% 92.31% 0.00% 7.69% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 16 62.50% 37.50% 12.50% 62.50% 25.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 99 68.69% 31.31% 8.08% 75.76% 12.12% 4.04% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 109 83.49% 16.51% 2.75% 83.49% 8.26% 5.50% 0.00% 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 21 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, DTRA timely processed 90.5%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 11 complaints filed at DTRA, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Harassment - Non-Sexual; (2) Evaluation/Appraisal; and (3) Promotion/Non-Selection. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Age; and (3) Sex - Female.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    DTRA's average time for completing an investigation was 206 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    DTRA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 219 days in FY 2004 to 289 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    DTRA had a total of 10 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 5 pending investigation for an average of 59 days; and 2 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 48 days.

  5. Costs

    DTRA made no payments in FY 2005 for pre-complaint settlements with benefits. DTRA expended a total of $23,370 for 6 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,895.

    DTRA agreed to pay a total of $5,000 for 4 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 $1,250.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 19 2 21
Settlements 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
No Complaints Filed 9 47.4% 0 0% 9 42.9%
Complaints Filed* 12 57.1%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*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 13 13 100% 1 7.7%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 21 21 100% 2 9.5%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 61.5% 61.5% 100%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 11 7 63.6% 0 0%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 18 9 50% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 63.6% 28.6% --

*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) 21 19 90.5%
All Investigations 6 1 16.7% 262.5 206.2 -21.5%
All Complaint Closures 8 219 289.3 32.1%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0% 91 0 -100%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 3 0 33.33 --

*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 11
Total Closures 8
Settlements 4 50%
Withdrawals 0 0%
Total Final Agency Actions 4 50% 3 75% 1 25% 0 0%
Dismissals 3 75% 3 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 1 25% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 1 100% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0%

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