The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Peace Corps (PC)

Permanent Workforce: 21 Temporary Workforce: 848 Total Workforce: 869

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 21 23.81% 76.19% 4.76% 33.33% 61.90% 0.00% 0.00% 4.76%
Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration and Program 287 39.72% 60.28% 4.88% 80.14% 11.50% 3.48% 0.00% 0.35%
Program Management 148 60.14% 39.86% 5.41% 84.46% 8.11% 2.03% 0.00% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 189 53.44% 46.56% 4.76% 77.78% 11.64% 5.82% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior Pay Level* 18 72.22% 27.78% 5.56% 77.78% 11.11% 5.56% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 10 30.00% 70.00% 0.00% 80.00% 20.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 44 36.36% 63.64% 9.09% 72.73% 15.91% 2.27% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 46 63.04% 36.96% 4.35% 82.61% 6.52% 6.52% 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 9 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, PC timely processed 0%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 6 complaints filed at PC, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Disciplinary Action - Reprimand; (2) Disciplinary Action - Removal; and (3) Termination. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Color; (2) Race - Black; and (3) Sex - Male.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    PC's average time for completing an investigation was 191 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    PC's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 1,178 days in FY 2004 to 300 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    PC had a total of 3 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 1 pending investigation for 150 days; and none pending the issuance of final decisions.

  5. Costs

    PC made no payments in FY 2005 for pre-complaint settlements with benefits. PC expended a total of $24,000 for 7 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,429.

    PC made no payments in FY 2005 for complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decisions, or final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 9 0 9
Settlements 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
No Complaints Filed 2 22.2% 0 -- 2 22.2%
Complaints Filed* 6 66.7%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 1 11.1%

*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 10 0 0% 0 0%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 9 0 0% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -10% -- --
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 13 0 0% 0 0%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 11 0 0% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -15.4% -- --

*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) 9 0 0%
All Investigations 7 7 100% 211.5 191.4 -9.5%
All Complaint Closures 8 1,177.5 299.5 -74.6%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 1 1 100% 0 337 --
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 2 0 115 --

*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 6
Total Closures 8
Settlements 0 0%
Withdrawals 3 37.5%
Total Final Agency Actions 5 62.5% 3 60% 2 40% 0 0%
Dismissals 3 60% 2 66.7% 1 33.3% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 2 40% 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 2 100% 1 50% 1 50% 0 0%

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