The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Permanent Work Force:  1,642 Temporary Work Force:  99    Total Work Force: 1,741

Work Force Composition*

Total # Men Women Hispanic
or Latino
White Black or
African American
Asian Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with
Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Work Force

1,642

61.94%

38.06%

9.07%

55.60%

20.71%

14.31%

0.00%

0.24%

0.06%

0.91%

Major Occupations:
Broadcasting Equipment Operating

108

93.52%

6.48%

0.93%

70.37%

26.85%

0.00%

0.00%

1.85%

0.00%

1.85%

General Arts and Information

859

64.26%

35.74%

11.53%

52.39%

11.18%

24.80%

0.00%

0.12%

0.00%

0.58%

Audiovisual Production

156

58.97%

41.03%

10.90%

55.77%

20.51%

12.82%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.64%

GS-14 and GS-15*

284

72.89%

27.11%

7.04%

76.41%

10.56%

5.28%

0.00%

0.35%

0.35%

1.06%

Senior Pay Level*

21

76.19%

23.81%

4.76%

90.48%

0.00%

4.76%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

4.76%

SES

15

66.67%

33.33%

6.67%

86.67%

0.00%

6.67%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

6.67%

First-Level Officials/Managers

26

73.08%

26.92%

3.85%

65.38%

19.23%

11.54%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

344

65.41%

34.59%

11.34%

63.08%

13.37%

11.63%

0.00%

0.29%

0.29%

1.45%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

106

77.36%

22.64%

4.72%

89.62%

2.83%

2.83%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.94%

Unclassified Managers

10

90.00%

10.00%

0.00%

70.00%

30.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

*Includes data for only permanent employees in pay status as of September 30, 2006; does not include pay-banded employees.


Targeted Disabilities

BBG employed 15 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.86% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of 2 employees from FY 2005 and a decrease of one employee since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 0.96% and for FY 2002 was 0.89%.  Over the 5-year period BBG had a net decrease of 0.03% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

BBG timely processed 96% of the 85 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Age; and (3) Sex (Female).  The 30 complaints filed at BBG contained 4 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (White) discrimination, no allegations of color discrimination and 2 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 31 completed investigations, 93.6% were timely.  BBG's average time for completing an investigation was 119 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

BBG's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 407 days in FY 2005 to 227 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

BBG reported no counseling settlements in FY 2006.  BBG expended a total of $71,670 for 31 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,311.

BBG agreed to pay a total of $1,286 for 2 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $643.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings:

81

4

85

Settlements

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

50

61.7%

4

100%

54

63.5%

Complaints Filed*

30

35.3%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

1

1.2%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2006 where counseling was also completed during FY 2006.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2006

Counseling Complaint**
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures

85

24

Total Number Offered ADR

85

24

ADR Offer Rate*

100%

100%

ADR Participation Rate*

4.7%

8.3%

Total ADR Settlements

0

0

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$0.00

$0.00

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

**Includes all complaints filed in the fiscal year, including those where the counseling was completed in the prior fiscal year.

Timeliness in FY 2006

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2005 APD* FY 2006 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands)

85

82

96.5%

All Investigations

31

29

93.5%

136

119

-12.5%

All Complaint Closures

24

407

227

-44.2%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

9

0

0%

239

289

20.9%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

6

46

44

-4.3%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2006

Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed

30

Total Closures

24

Settlements

2

8.3%

Withdrawals

3

12.5%

Total Final Agency Actions

19

79.2%

15

78.9%

4

21.1%

0

0%

Dismissals

9

47.4%

6

66.7%

3

33.3%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

10

52.6%

9

90%

1

10%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

10

100%

9

90%

1

10%

0

0%


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