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Peace Corps (PC)

Permanent Workforce: 8 Temporary Workforce: 840 Total Workforce: 848

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 8 25.00% 75.00% 0.00% 37.50% 62.50% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Major Occupations:










MISCELLANEOUS ADMINISTRATION AND PRO 315 35.24% 64.76% 0.95% 85.40% 9.21% 3.49% 0.00% 0.95% 0.00% 0.00%
Program Management 92 59.78% 40.22% 2.17% 89.13% 8.70% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 1 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior Pay Level* 40 42.50% 57.50% 0.00% 82.50% 12.50% 2.50% 0.00% 2.50% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 22 50.00% 50.00% 0.00% 86.36% 4.55% 4.55% 0.00% 4.55% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 121 42.98% 57.02% 1.65% 85.12% 7.44% 4.96% 0.00% 0.83% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 92 63.04% 36.96% 2.17% 84.78% 11.96% 1.09% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

Temporary work force numbers include all term employees and are included in all statistics reported above.

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2009, PC employed 1 (0.12%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 17 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of 2 employees from FY 2008 and a decrease of 2 employees since FY 2005. The participation rate for FY 2008 was 0.36% and for FY 2005 was 0.35%. Over the 5-year period PC had a net decrease of 0.23% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

PC timely processed 100% of the 8 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) Race (White). Of the 2 complaints filed at PC, 2 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of color discrimination and no complaints contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 3 completed investigations, 100% were timely. PC's average time for completing an investigation was 130 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Tennessee Valley Authority had the lowest average of 100 days.

PC's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 149 days in FY 2008 to 356 days in FY 2009. The government-wide average was 344 days.

IV. Costs

PC reported paying no monetary benefits for 2 pre-complaint settlements. PC expended a total of $9,783 for 3 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $3,261.

PC reported no complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decision, or final agency order fully implementing an AJ decision in FY 2009.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2009
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 4
4
8
Settlements 1 25% 1 25% 2 25%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 2 50% 0 0% 2 25%
Complaints Filed*



2 25%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year



2 25%

*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 8 1
Total Number Offered ADR 8 0
ADR Offer Rate* 100% 0%
ADR Participation Rate* 50% 0%
Total ADR Settlements 1 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) 8 8 100%


All Investigations 3 3 100% 153 130 -15%
All Complaint Closures 1

149 356 138.9%
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 2






Total Closures 1






Settlements 0 0%





Withdrawals 1 100%





Total Final Agency Actions 0 0% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Dismissals 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 0% 0 0%
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%