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Agency for International Development (AID)

Permanent Workforce: 1,978 Temporary Workforce: 835 Total Workforce: 2,813

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 1,978 46.66% 53.34% 3.59% 62.13% 27.96% 5.71% 0.00% 0.40% 0.20% 0.66%
Major Occupations:
MGT & PGM ANALYSIS 431 38.28% 61.72% 2.32% 67.75% 23.43% 6.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.23%
CONTRACTING 209 52.15% 47.85% 3.83% 60.77% 29.19% 5.74% 0.00% 0.48% 0.00% 0.96%
PUBLIC HEALTH PGM SPECIALIST 195 26.67% 73.33% 2.05% 73.85% 7.18% 16.41% 0.00% 0.51% 0.00% 0.51%
GS-14 and GS-15* 961 53.17% 46.83% 3.64% 70.76% 19.67% 5.62% 0.00% 0.21% 0.10% 0.52%
Senior Pay Level* 169 63.91% 36.09% 2.37% 78.11% 14.20% 4.73% 0.00% 0.59% 0.00% 0.00%
SES 30 53.33% 46.67% 6.67% 60.00% 26.67% 6.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Mgrs 62 61.29% 38.71% 6.45% 74.19% 14.52% 4.84% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 136 50.74% 49.26% 4.41% 66.91% 22.79% 4.41% 0.00% 1.47% 0.00% 0.74%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 450 60.00% 40.00% 3.78% 78.00% 14.67% 3.33% 0.00% 0.22% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, AID employed 16 (0.57%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 56 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of one employee over FY 2008 and an increase of 4 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.59% and for FY 2005 was 0.50%. Over the 5-year period AID had a net increase of 0.07% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

AID timely processed 61.3% of the 31 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2009.

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 9 complaints filed at AID, 3 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of color discrimination and no complaint contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 12 completed investigations, 50% were timely. AID's average time for completing an investigation was 227 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

AID's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 442 days in FY 2008 to 460 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

AID agreed to pay $41,400 for 4 pre-complaint settlements, of which 4 were monetary settlements averaging $10,350. AID expended a total of $34,739 for 12 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,895.

AID agreed to pay a total of $224,280 plus other benefits for 11 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $20,389.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 29 2 31
Settlements 4 13.8% 0 0% 4 12.9%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 16 55.2% 2 100% 18 58.1%
Complaints Filed* 8 25.8%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 1 3.2%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2009 where counseling was also completed during FY 2009.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2009
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 31 18
Total Number Offered ADR 5 0
ADR Offer Rate* 16.1% 0%
ADR Participation Rate* 6.5% 0%
Total ADR Settlements 0 0
Total ADR Settlements Amount $0.00 $0.00

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

Timeliness in FY 2009
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2008 APD* FY 2009 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 31 19 61.3%
All Investigations 12 6 50% 245 227 -7.3%
All Complaint Closures 18 442 460 4.1%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 3 0 0% 821 353 -57%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 2 38 46 21.1%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2009
Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 9
Total Closures 18
Settlements 11 61.1%
Withdrawals 1 5.6%
Total Final Agency Actions 6 33.3% 5 83.3% 1 16.7% 0 0%
Dismissals 2 33.3% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 4 66.7% 3 75% 1 25% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 4 100% 3 75% 1 25% 0 0%