The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of the Treasury (TREAS)

Permanent Work Force:  103,525 Temporary Work Force:  3,098 Total Work Force: 106,623

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

103,525

37.67%

62.33%

8.05%

62.68%

24.05%

4.28%

0.03%

0.82%

0.08%

1.75%

Major Occupations:
Internal Revenue Agent

13,581

53.12%

46.88%

5.65%

71.20%

13.15%

9.09%

0.07%

0.76%

0.08%

0.98%

Tax Examining

11,677

22.69%

77.31%

9.07%

62.13%

24.79%

3.06%

0.02%

0.92%

0.01%

2.10%

Contact Representative

11,918

30.23%

69.77%

12.96%

52.20%

31.28%

2.74%

0.02%

0.74%

0.06%

2.63%

GS-14 and GS-15*

7,474

54.47%

45.53%

3.33%

76.12%

15.00%

4.72%

0.03%

0.59%

0.21%

0.76%

Senior Pay Level*

495

67.47%

32.53%

2.63%

82.83%

10.71%

2.63%

0.20%

0.81%

0.20%

0.20%

SES

404

66.09%

33.91%

3.22%

81.44%

11.14%

2.72%

0.25%

0.99%

0.25%

0.25%

First-Level Officials/Managers

172

29.65%

70.35%

7.56%

71.51%

19.19%

1.16%

0.00%

0.58%

0.00%

0.58%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

648

57.41%

42.59%

4.48%

72.69%

20.37%

1.85%

0.00%

0.46%

0.15%

0.77%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

1,134

63.67%

36.33%

2.20%

83.16%

11.11%

2.73%

0.09%

0.44%

0.26%

0.26%

Unclassified Managers

8,817

43.14%

56.86%

7.00%

67.64%

22.26%

2.34%

0.00%

0.76%

0.00%

0.99%

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


Targeted Disabilities

TREAS employed 1,842 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.73% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of 122 employees from FY 2005 and a decrease of 308 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.82% and for FY 2002 was 1.53%.  Over the 5-year period TREAS had a net increase of 0.20% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

TREAS timely processed 99.5% of the 1,019 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) Race (Black).  The 488 complaints filed at TREAS contained 141 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 36 allegations of race (White) discrimination, 7 allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 4 allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 7 allegations of color discrimination and 149 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 416 completed investigations, 20.2% were timely.  TREAS' average time for completing an investigation was 334 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

TREAS' average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 524 days in FY 2005 to 493 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

TREAS agreed to pay $75,413 for 181 pre-complaint settlements, of which 29 were monetary settlements averaging $2,600.  TREAS expended a total of $2,677,752 for 416 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $6,436.

TREAS agreed to pay a total of $1,011,999 for 99 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 $10,222.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

705

314

1,019

Settlements

65

9.2%

116

36.9%

181

17.8%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

185

26.2%

5

1.6%

190

18.7%

Complaints Filed*

504

49.5%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

144

14.1%

*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

1,019

592

Total Number Offered ADR

992

79

ADR Offer Rate*

97.4%

13.3%

ADR Participation Rate*

30.8%

2%

Total ADR Settlements

116

9

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$50,258.00

$11,000.00

*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)

1,019

1,014

99.5%

All Investigations

416

84

20.2%

315

334

6%

All Complaint Closures

592

524

493

-5.9%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

175

141

80.6%

559

492

-12%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

84

348

385

10.6%

*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

488

Total Closures

592

Settlements

99

16.7%

Withdrawals

88

14.9%

Total Final Agency Actions

405

68.4%

259

64%

142

35.1%

4

1%

Dismissals

96

23.7%

84

87.5%

12

12.5%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

309

76.3%

175

56.6%

130

42.1%

4

1.3%

Finding Discrimination

4

1.3%

0

0%

0

0%

4

100%

Finding No Discrimination

305

98.7%

175

57.4%

130

42.6%

0

0%


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