The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of the Navy (NAVY)

Permanent Workforce: 174,450 Temporary Workforce:5,567 Total Workforce: 180,017

Workforce 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 Workforce 174,450 70.34% 29.66% 4.59% 70.23% 13.10% 9.68% 1.00% 0.67% 0.63% 0.78%
Major Occupations:
Electronics Engineering 8,233 89.58% 10.42% 5.17% 71.87% 4.32% 17.49% 0.62% 0.29% 0.23% 0.45%
Engineering Technician 6,187 92.44% 7.56% 3.09% 84.37% 5.66% 5.04% 0.60% 0.82% 0.42% 0.63%
Mechanical Engineering 5,356 91.60% 8.40% 3.44% 83.61% 2.84% 9.15% 0.11% 0.39% 0.47% 0.50%
GS-14 and GS-15* 7,121 82.00% 18.00% 2.70% 89.03% 3.69% 3.95% 0.07% 0.41% 0.14% 0.39%
Senior Pay Level* 610 83.28% 16.72% 0.82% 91.48% 2.46% 4.59% 0.00% 0.49% 0.16% 0.00%
SES 331 79.15% 20.85% 0.30% 92.45% 3.93% 2.42% 0.00% 0.60% 0.30% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Managers* 623 66.61% 33.39% 5.30% 75.92% 13.48% 4.17% 0.16% 0.48% 0.48% 0.64%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers* 4,109 76.47% 23.53% 3.24% 86.03% 5.72% 4.33% 0.17% 0.37% 0.15% 0.56%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers* 2,281 83.56% 16.44% 2.10% 90.40% 3.42% 3.77% 0.04% 0.44% 0.13% 0.31%

Totals do not include non-appropriated funds employees. *Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, NAVY employed 1,398 (0.78%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 3,601 IWTD were needed. This represented an increase of 18 employees over FY 2007 and a decrease of 164 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 0.8% and for FY 2004 was 0.88%. Over the 5-year period NAVY had a net decrease of 0.1% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

NAVY timely processed 76.1% of the 1,275 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2008.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Race (Black/African American); and (3) Age. Of the 670 complaints filed at NAVY, 190 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 44 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 43 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 77 contained allegations of color discrimination and 173 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 329 completed investigations, 43.8% were timely. NAVY's average time for completing an investigation was 237 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the U.S. Postal Service had the lowest average of 103 days.

NAVY's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 310 days in FY 2007 to 288 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

NAVY agreed to pay $196,663 for 131 pre-complaint settlements, of which 13 were monetary settlements averaging $15,127. NAVY expended a total of $3,003,770 for 329 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $9,130.

NAVY agreed to pay a total of $2,857,963 plus other benefits for 233 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For the 71 complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $40,253.


Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 1,048 228 1,276
Settlements 39 3.7% 92 26.3% 131 10.3%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 322 30.7% 136 38.9% 458 35.9%
Complaints Filed* 670 52.5%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 17 1.3%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2008 where counseling was also completed during FY 2008.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2008
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 1,276 661
Total Number Offered ADR 1,210 40
ADR Offer Rate* 94.8% 6.1%
ADR Participation Rate* 27.4% 4.8%
Total ADR Settlements 92 21
Total ADR Settlements Amount $173,300.00 $102,329.14

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2008
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2007 APD* FY 2008 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 1,275 970 76.1%
All Investigations 329 144 43.8% 243 237 -2.5%
All Complaint Closures 661 310 288 -7.1%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 140 137 97.9% 455 424 -6.8%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 161 115 58 -49.6%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2008
Complaint
Closures
Final Agency
Decision (no AJ
Decision)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Fully
Implemented)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Not Fully
Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 670
Total Closures 661
Settlements 231 35%
Withdrawals 60 9.1%
Total Final Agency Actions 370 56% 301 81.4% 65 17.6% 4 1.1%
Dismissals 161 43.5% 161 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 209 56.5% 140 67% 65 31.1% 4 1.9%
Finding Discrimination 4 1.9% 0 0% 2 50% 2 50%
Finding No Discrimination 205 98.1% 140 68.3% 63 30.7% 2 1%


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