The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of the Navy (NAVY)

Permanent Workforce: 169,596 Temporary Workforce: 5,132 Total Workforce: 174,728

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 169,596 70.37% 29.63% 4.39% 71.89% 12.57% 10.47% 0.68% 0.87%
Major Occupations:
Management and Program Analysis 6,149 37.42% 62.58% 3.81% 76.47% 13.19% 6.05% 0.49% 0.57%
Electronics Engineering 8,748 90.11% 9.89% 5.19% 73.65% 3.89% 17.02% 0.25% 0.48%
Information Technology Management 7,171 60.33% 39.67% 3.83% 77.87% 10.71% 7.06% 0.53% 1.06%
GS-14 and GS-15* 12,598 80.21% 19.79% 2.33% 88.24% 4.33% 4.72% 0.38% 0.34%
Senior Pay Level* 747 86.21% 13.79% 1.61% 91.03% 1.74% 4.95% 0.67% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 6,520 62.33% 37.67% 3.93% 73.90% 13.93% 7.38% 0.86% 0.40%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 10,565 75.64% 24.36% 2.68% 84.40% 6.29% 6.16% 0.46% 0.43%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 3,597 82.82% 17.18% 1.78% 91.10% 3.50% 3.22% 0.39% 0.31%
Unclassified Managers 3,434 95.02% 4.98% 3.41% 70.97% 11.04% 13.72% 0.87% 0.52%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 1,267 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, NAVY timely processed 51.6%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 588 complaints filed at NAVY, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Harassment - Non-Sexual; (2) Promotion/Non-Selection; and (3) Terms/Conditions of Employment. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Age; and (3) Race - Black.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    NAVY's average time for completing an investigation was 260 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    NAVY's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 575 days in FY 2004 to 452 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    NAVY had a total of 648 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with 21 pending acknowledgment; 338 pending investigation for an average of 211 days; and 117 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 447 days.

  5. Costs

    NAVY agreed to pay $97,761 for 152 pre-complaint settlements, of which 12 were monetary settlements averaging $8,147. NAVY expended a total of $3,069,320 for 331 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $9,273.

    NAVY agreed to pay a total of $922,691 for 191 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 $4,831.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 1,112 155 1,267
Settlements 129 11.6% 23 14.8% 152 12%
No Complaints Filed 498 44.8% 6 3.9% 504 39.8%
Complaints Filed* 588 46.4%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 23 1.8%

*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 1,250 231 18.5% 140 11.2%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 1,267 305 24.1% 138 10.9%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 1.4% 32% -1.4%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 1,692 39 2.3% 24 1.4%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 1,381 22 1.6% 17 1.2%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -18.4% -43.6% -29.2%

*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) 1,267 654 51.6%
All Investigations 331 87 26.3% 299 259.9 -13.1%
All Complaint Closures 733 575.2 451.7 -21.5%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 189 145 76.7% 589.4 576.8 -2.1%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 150 144.9 187.17 29.2%

*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 588
Total Closures 733
Settlements 186 25.4%
Withdrawals 71 9.7%
Total Final Agency Actions 476 64.9% 339 71.2% 135 28.4% 2 0.4%
Dismissals 160 33.6% 150 93.8% 10 6.3% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 316 66.4% 189 59.8% 125 39.6% 2 0.6%
Finding Discrimination 7 2.2% 0 0% 5 71.4% 2 28.6%
Finding No Discrimination 309 97.8% 189 61.2% 120 38.8% 0 0%

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