The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Permanent Workforce: 488 Temporary Workforce: 23 Total Workforce: 511

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 488 51.43% 48.57% 2.05% 65.78% 27.46% 4.71% 0.00% 0.20%
Major Occupations:
General Attorney 169 59.76% 40.24% 1.78% 86.39% 5.92% 5.92% 0.00% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior Pay Level* 35 77.14% 22.86% 0.00% 97.14% 2.86% 0.00% 0.00% 2.86%
First-Level Officials/Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 33 78.79% 21.21% 0.00% 96.97% 3.03% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Unclassified Managers 62 66.13% 33.87% 0.00% 74.19% 22.58% 3.23% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 93 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, CFTC timely processed 97.9%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the one complaint filed at CFTC, the top issue of alleged discrimination was Appointment/Hire.  The top 2 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Age; and (2) Disability – Physical.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    CFTC's average time for completing an investigation was 132 days.  The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    CFTC's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 387 days in FY 2004 to 494 days in FY 2005.  The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    CFTC had one complaint pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 1 pending investigation for 71 days; and none pending the issuance of final decisions.

  5. Costs

    CFTC made no payments in FY 2005 for pre-complaint settlements with benefits.  CFTC expended a total of $440 for 1 complaint investigation, for an average expenditure of $440.

    CFTC agreed to pay a total of $47,580 for 1 complaint closure through settlement agreement, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $47,580.


Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 93 0 93
Settlements 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
No Complaints Filed 92 98.9% 0 -- 92 98.9%
Complaints Filed* 1 1.1%
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 100 3 3.% 3 3%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 93 0 0% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -7% -100% -100%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 10 0 0% 0 0%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 3 0 0% 0 0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -70% -- --

*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) 93 91 97.9%
All Investigations 1 1 100% 191 132 -30.9%
All Complaint Closures 2 386.6 494 27.8%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0% 366.7 0 -100%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0 --

*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 1
Total Closures 2
Settlements 1 50%
Withdrawals 0 0%
Total Final Agency Actions 1 50% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0%
Dismissals 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Merit Decisions 1 100% 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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