The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

Permanent Workforce: 3,137 Temporary Workforce: 158 Total Workforce: 3,295

Workforce Composition

Employee Pool Total # Men Women Hispanics Whites Blacks Asian Americans/ Pacific Islanders American Indians/ Alaskan Natives Individuals with Targeted Disabilities
Permanent Work Force 3,137 62.58% 37.42% 4.46% 73.38% 13.74% 7.97% 0.45% 0.99%
Major Occupations:
Secretary 245 2.86% 97.14% 4.90% 61.22% 27.76% 5.31% 0.82% 1.22%
General Engineering 865 83.47% 16.53% 6.47% 74.68% 7.40% 11.10% 0.35% 0.92%
Nuclear Engineering 417 93.29% 6.71% 4.56% 86.57% 2.88% 5.52% 0.48% 0.48%
GS-14 and GS-15* 1,570 76.94% 23.06% 2.29% 80.13% 7.58% 9.55% 0.45% 0.70%
Senior Pay Level* 238 84.03% 15.97% 1.68% 88.24% 3.78% 5.88% 0.42% 1.26%
First-Level Officials/Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 13 76.92% 23.08% 7.69% 61.54% 23.08% 0.00% 7.69% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 365 79.73% 20.27% 2.47% 81.92% 9.04% 6.03% 0.55% 0.82%
Unclassified Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 27 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, NRC timely processed 81.5%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 9 complaints filed at NRC, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Harassment - Non-Sexual; (2) Assignment of Duties; and (3) Training. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Age; (2) Reprisal; and (3) Race - Black.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    NRC's average time for completing an investigation was 320 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    NRC's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 587 days in FY 2004 to 353 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    NRC had a total of 8 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with none pending acknowledgment; 6 pending investigation for an average of 122 days; and 1 pending the issuance of final decisions for 657 days.

  5. Costs

    NRC agreed to pay $20,693 for 5 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 was a monetary settlement for $20,693. NRC expended a total of $2,500 for 1 complaint investigation, for an average expenditure of $2,500.

    NRC agreed to pay a total of $36,693 for 7 complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $5,242.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 22 5 27
Settlements 3 13.6% 2 40% 5 18.5%
No Complaints Filed 10 45.5% 1 20% 11 40.7%
Complaints Filed* 9 33.3%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 2 7.4%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2005 where counseling was also completed during FY 2005.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution

Counselings / Complaints

ADR Offers*

ADR Participation*
# # % # %
FY 2004 Completed/Ended Counselings 27 4 14.8% 4 14.8%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 27 9 33.3% 6 22.2%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 0% 125% 50%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 27 0 0% 0 0%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 20 5 25% 5 25%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -25.9% -- --

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FYs 2004-2005.

**Includes all complaints filed in the fiscal year, including those where the counseling was completed in the prior fiscal year.

Timeliness

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2004 APD* FY 2005 APD % Change
All Completed/Ended Counselings (minus remands) 27 22 81.5%
All Investigations 1 1 100% 85 320 276.5%
All Complaint Closures 12 587.3 353.2 -39.9%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 1 0 0% 1,328 167 -87.4%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0 --

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2005

Complaint Outcomes Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 9
Total Closures 12
Settlements 7 58.3%
Withdrawals 2 16.7%
Total Final Agency Actions 3 25% 1 33.3% 2 66.7% 0 0%
Dismissals 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Merit Decisions 3 100% 1 33.3% 2 66.7% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 3 100% 1 33.3% 2 66.7% 0 0%

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