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Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Permanent Workforce: 1,682 Temporary Workforce: 82 Total Workforce: 1,764

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 1,682 60.70% 39.30% 9.22% 53.92% 21.28% 15.22% 0.00% 0.24% 0.12% 0.83%
Major Occupations:
GENERAL ARTS AND INFORMATION 892 63.34% 36.66% 11.10% 51.23% 11.66% 25.67% 0.00% 0.11% 0.22% 0.45%
AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION 179 60.34% 39.66% 10.06% 59.22% 17.32% 12.85% 0.00% 0.56% 0.00% 0.56%
GS-14 and GS-15* 286 70.63% 29.37% 6.99% 73.08% 12.94% 6.64% 0.00% 0.35% 0.00% 1.05%
Senior Pay Level* 15 80.00% 20.00% 6.67% 86.67% 0.00% 6.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 6.67%
SES 12 75.00% 25.00% 8.33% 83.33% 0.00% 8.33% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 8.33%
First-Level Officials/ Mgrs 7 71.43% 28.57% 0.00% 71.43% 14.29% 14.29% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 362 64.64% 35.36% 11.05% 60.50% 14.64% 13.54% 0.00% 0.28% 0.00% 1.10%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 89 76.40% 23.60% 4.49% 87.64% 3.37% 4.49% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 1.12%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, BBG employed 14 (0.79%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 35 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of one employee from FY 2008 and a decrease of 3 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.85% and for FY 2005 was 0.96%. Over the 5-year period BBG had a net decrease of 0.17% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

BBG timely processed 100% of the 70 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) Age; and (3) Other. Of the 21 complaints filed at BBG, 3 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (White) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of color discrimination and 3 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 18 completed investigations, 100% were timely. BBG's average time for completing an investigation was 111 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

BBG's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 271 days in FY 2008 to 243 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

BBG reported paying no monetary benefits for 2 pre-complaint settlements. BBG expended a total of $60,000 for 18 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,333.

BBG agreed to pay a total of $233,558 plus other benefits for 7 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 $33,365.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 70 0 70
Settlements 2 2.9% 0 0% 2 2.9%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 47 67.1% 0 0% 47 67.1%
Complaints Filed* 21 30%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*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 70 22
Total Number Offered ADR 70 22
ADR Offer Rate* 100% 100%
ADR Participation Rate* 0% 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) 70 70 100%
All Investigations 18 18 100% 135 111 -17.8%
All Complaint Closures 22 271 243 -10.3%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 9 3 33.3% 240 256 6.7%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 1 33 36 9.1%

*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 21
Total Closures 22
Settlements 7 31.8%
Withdrawals 3 13.6%
Total Final Agency Actions 12 54.6% 10 83.3% 2 16.7% 0 0%
Dismissals 3 25% 1 33.3% 2 66.7% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 9 75% 9 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 9 100% 9 100% 0 0% 0 0%