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Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Permanent Workforce: 5,729 Temporary Workforce: 79 Total Workforce: 5,808

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 5,729 57.88% 42.12% 3.21% 69.30% 19.15% 6.82% 0.24% 0.65% 0.63% 0.91%
Major Occupations:
INFORMATION TECH MGMNT 2,417 66.03% 33.97% 3.56% 75.59% 15.60% 3.52% 0.17% 0.91% 0.66% 0.99%
MGMNT & PGM ANALYSIS 607 32.95% 67.05% 3.29% 64.42% 27.68% 3.29% 0.16% 0.49% 0.66% 0.33%
TELECOMMUNI-CATIONS 486 79.42% 20.58% 2.47% 67.49% 22.02% 6.38% 0.41% 0.62% 0.62% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 1,105 69.14% 30.86% 2.35% 73.03% 16.38% 7.24% 0.09% 0.54% 0.36% 0.36%
Senior Pay Level* 32 78.13% 21.88% 3.13% 93.75% 3.13% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.13%
SES 32 78.13% 21.88% 3.13% 93.75% 3.13% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 3.13%
First-Level Officials/ Mgrs 4 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 75.00% 25.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 372 65.05% 34.95% 1.34% 81.72% 14.78% 1.08% 0.00% 0.81% 0.27% 0.54%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 305 70.82% 29.18% 2.30% 76.72% 16.72% 3.61% 0.00% 0.33% 0.33% 0.66%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, DISA employed 53 (0.91%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 116 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of 2 employees from FY 2008 and no change in the number of employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.97% and for FY 2005 was 1.08%. Over the 5-year period DISA had a net decrease of 0.17% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

DISA timely processed 100% of the 30 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2009.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Age; (2) Race (Black/African American); and (3) Disability (Physical). Of the 18 complaints filed at DISA, 5 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (Asian) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of color discrimination and 3 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 13 completed investigations, 92.3% were timely. DISA's average time for completing an investigation was 105 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

DISA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 31 days in FY 2008 to 202 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

DISA reported paying no monetary benefits for 4 pre-complaint settlements. DISA expended a total of $64,943 for 13 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,996.

DISA agreed to pay a total of $16,000 plus other benefits for 5 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 $3,200.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 26 4 30
Settlements 4 15.4% 0 0% 4 13.3%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 2 7.7% 4 100% 6 20%
Complaints Filed* 18 60%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 2 6.7%

*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 30 6
Total Number Offered ADR 30 0
ADR Offer Rate* 100% 0%
ADR Participation Rate* 13.3% 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) 30 30 100%
All Investigations 13 12 92.3% 208 105 -49.5%
All Complaint Closures 6 31 202 551.6%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0% 0 0 NA%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0 NA%

*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 18
Total Closures 6
Settlements 5 83.3%
Withdrawals 0 0%
Total Final Agency Actions 1 16.7% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100%
Dismissals 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100%
Merit Decisions 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Finding No Discrimination 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%