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Department of the Army (ARMY)

Permanent Workforce: 244,891 Temporary Workforce: 31,103 Total Workforce: 275,994

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 244,891 62.83% 37.17% 6.99% 69.93% 17.05% 3.81% 0.44% 0.95% 0.83% 0.69%
Major Occupations:
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT 7,877 69.56% 30.44% 5.17% 69.25% 21.37% 2.01% 0.36% 0.90% 0.95% 0.44%
TRANSPORT/ MOBILE EQUIP MECHANIC 7,551 97.70% 2.30% 8.69% 79.84% 8.70% 1.26% 0.24% 0.87% 0.40% 0.03%
HEAVY MOBILE EQUIP MECH 5,441 96.09% 3.91% 5.26% 76.13% 15.49% 1.38% 0.35% 1.07% 0.33% 0.48%
GS-14 and GS-15* 5,134 80.17% 19.83% 3.21% 82.82% 6.06% 6.72% 0.10% 0.76% 0.33% 0.21%
Senior Pay Level* 370 82.43% 17.57% 1.35% 90.27% 3.51% 4.05% 0.00% 0.27% 0.54% 0.00%
SES 274 80.29% 19.71% 1.09% 91.61% 4.01% 2.55% 0.00% 0.00% 0.73% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Mgrs 2,061 70.31% 29.69% 5.00% 80.06% 10.24% 2.57% 0.44% 0.87% 0.82% 0.34%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 1,548 82.11% 17.89% 4.91% 84.24% 6.52% 3.10% 0.26% 0.45% 0.52% 0.26%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 1,063 82.50% 17.50% 1.79% 88.05% 5.08% 3.95% 0.09% 0.66% 0.38% 0.09%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, ARMY employed 1,786 (0.65%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 5,520 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 72 employees over FY 2008 and an increase of 34 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.67% and for FY 2005 was 0.74%. Over the 5-year period ARMY had a net decrease of 0.09% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

ARMY timely processed 86.2% of the 2,342 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 1,207 complaints filed at ARMY, 367 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 90 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 18 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 5 contained allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 108 contained allegations of color discrimination and 316 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 457 completed investigations, 44.4% were timely. ARMY's average time for completing an investigation was 214 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

ARMY's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 263 days in FY 2008 to 253 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

ARMY agreed to pay $170,140 for 272 pre-complaint settlements, of which 30 were monetary settlements averaging $5,671. ARMY expended a total of $2,994,458 for 457 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $6,552.

ARMY agreed to pay a total of $2,461,881 plus other benefits for 521 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 $4,725.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 1,787 555 2,342
Settlements 70 3.9% 202 36.4% 272 11.6%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 646 36.1% 146 26.3% 792 33.8%
Complaints Filed* 1,175 50.2%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 103 4.4%

*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 2,342 1,222
Total Number Offered ADR 1,100 311
ADR Offer Rate* 47% 25.5%
ADR Participation Rate* 23.7% 17.8%
Total ADR Settlements 202 141
Total ADR Settlements Amount $88,207.53 $524,060.68

* 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) 2,342 2,019 86.2%
All Investigations 457 203 44.4% 207 214 3.4%
All Complaint Closures 1,222 263 253 -3.8%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 216 108 50% 476 424 -10.9%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 229 53 46 -13.2%

*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 1,207
Total Closures 1,222
Settlements 503 41.2%
Withdrawals 155 12.7%
Total Final Agency Actions 564 46.2% 445 78.9% 118 20.9% 1 0.2%
Dismissals 238 42.2% 229 96.2% 9 3.8% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 326 57.8% 216 66.3% 109 33.4% 1 0.3%
Finding Discrimination 19 5.8% 12 63.2% 6 31.6% 1 5.3%
Finding No Discrimination 307 94.2% 204 66.4% 103 33.6% 0 0%