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Department of the Navy (NAVY)

Permanent Workforce: 184,118 Temporary Workforce: 6,316 Total Workforce: 190,434

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 184,118 70.24% 29.76% 4.68% 70.24% 12.99% 9.50% 1.09% 0.65% 0.85% 0.75%
Major Occupations:
ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING 8,424 89.38% 10.62% 5.16% 71.31% 4.44% 17.58% 0.71% 0.32% 0.47% 0.42%
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 5,845 90.92% 9.08% 3.49% 83.28% 2.91% 9.12% 0.19% 0.34% 0.67% 0.48%
ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN 3,609 94.85% 5.15% 3.60% 84.40% 6.07% 3.71% 0.58% 1.14% 0.50% 0.55%
GS-14 and GS-15* 3,533 84.06% 15.94% 2.58% 88.99% 2.86% 5.04% 0.08% 0.28% 0.17% 0.48%
Senior Pay Level* 680 81.76% 18.24% 1.18% 90.59% 2.50% 4.56% 0.15% 0.59% 0.44% 0.00%
SES 332 80.12% 19.88% 0.90% 90.36% 4.22% 3.01% 0.30% 0.60% 0.60% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Mgrs 328 65.85% 34.15% 5.79% 75.91% 13.41% 3.35% 0.61% 0.30% 0.61% 0.61%
Mid-Level Officials/ Mgrs 1,546 76.20% 23.80% 3.56% 84.73% 4.92% 5.76% 0.32% 0.52% 0.19% 0.65%
Senior-Level Officials/ Mgrs 1,311 84.21% 15.79% 1.53% 89.78% 3.28% 4.73% 0.15% 0.23% 0.31% 0.15%

Totals do not include non-appropriated funds employees.

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, NAVY employed 1,423 (0.75%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 3,809 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 25 employees over FY 2008 and a decrease of 77 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.78% and for FY 2005 was 0.86%. Over the 5-year period NAVY had a net decrease of 0.11% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

NAVY timely processed 82% of the 1,412 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) Race (Black/African American). Of the 643 complaints filed at NAVY, 146 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 27 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 35 contained allegations of race (Asian) discrimination, 3 contained allegations of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 59 contained allegations of color discrimination and 151 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 320 completed investigations, 42.5% were timely. NAVY's average time for completing an investigation was 240 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

NAVY's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 288 days in FY 2008 to 322 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

NAVY agreed to pay $144,891 for 180 pre-complaint settlements, of which 32 were monetary settlements averaging $4,528. NAVY expended a total of $2,921,600 for 320 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $9,130.

NAVY agreed to pay a total of $2,861,563 plus other benefits for 258 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 $11,091.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 808 605 1,413
Settlements 39 4.8% 141 23.3% 180 12.7%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 311 38.5% 252 41.7% 563 39.8%
Complaints Filed* 643 45.5%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 27 1.9%

*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 1,413 629
Total Number Offered ADR 1,413 33
ADR Offer Rate* 100% 5.3%
ADR Participation Rate* 42.8% 4.6%
Total ADR Settlements 141 14
Total ADR Settlements Amount $69,680.00 $43,900.00

* 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) 1,412 1,158 82%
All Investigations 320 136 42.5% 237 240 1.3%
All Complaint Closures 629 288 322 11.8%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 143 134 93.7% 424 442 4.2%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 111 58 73 25.9%

*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 643
Total Closures 629
Settlements 248 39.4%
Withdrawals 87 13.8%
Total Final Agency Actions 294 46.7% 254 86.4% 40 13.6% 0 0%
Dismissals 113 38.4% 111 98.2% 2 1.8% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 181 61.6% 143 79% 38 21% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 10 5.5% 7 70% 3 30% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 171 94.5% 136 79.5% 35 20.5% 0 0%