The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Department of the Treasury (TREASURY)

Permanent Workforce: 105,046 Temporary Workforce: 2,707 Total Workforce: 107,753

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 105,046 37.45% 62.55% 7.80% 63.01% 24.44% 3.95% 0.81% 1.84%
Major Occupations:
Auditing 425 61.41% 38.59% 3.76% 75.06% 16.24% 4.94% 0.00% 0.24%
Internal Revenue Officer 5,684 45.92% 54.08% 9.13% 63.21% 23.72% 3.03% 0.91% 1.00%
Criminal Investigating 3,201 69.38% 30.62% 8.68% 74.57% 11.25% 4.65% 0.84% 0.03%
GS-14 and GS-15* 9,006 56.96% 43.04% 3.65% 76.33% 14.91% 4.55% 0.56% 0.80%
Senior Pay Level* 562 70.11% 29.89% 2.14% 83.81% 11.39% 2.14% 0.53% 0.36%
First-Level Officials/Managers 2,736 22.11% 77.89% 8.44% 63.05% 26.32% 1.43% 0.77% 1.21%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 4,002 55.25% 44.75% 6.12% 71.26% 18.64% 3.25% 0.72% 0.70%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 1,278 63.93% 36.07% 2.03% 82.79% 12.05% 2.66% 0.47% 0.23%
Unclassified Managers 2,483 54.21% 45.79% 5.76% 72.05% 19.57% 1.77% 0.85% 0.77%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 1,257 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, TREASURY timely processed 99%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 613 complaints filed at TREASURY, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Terms/Conditions of Employment; (2) Harassment - Non-Sexual; and (3) Promotion/Non-Selection. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Race - Black; and (3) Age.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    TREASURY's average time for completing an investigation was 315 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    TREASURY's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 478 days in FY 2004 to 524 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    TREASURY had a total of 983 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with 2 pending acknowledgment; 531 pending investigation for an average of 270 days; and 64 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 510 days.

  5. Costs

    TREASURY agreed to pay $77,075 for 194 pre-complaint settlements, of which 15 were monetary settlements averaging $5,138. TREASURY expended a total of $2,212,166 for 342 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $6,468.

    TREASURY agreed to pay a total of $999,277 for 138 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 $7,241.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 945 314 1,259
Settlements 61 6.5% 133 42.4% 194 15.4%
No Complaints Filed 202 21.4% 56 17.8% 258 20.5%
Complaints Filed* 596 47.3%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 211 16.8%

*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 1,661 1,651 99.4% 346 20.8%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 1,259 1,175 93.3% 286 22.7%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -24.2% -28.8% -17.3%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 1,828 50 2.7% 2 0.1%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 1,648 168 10.2% 21 1.3%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 -9.8% 236% 950%

*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) 1,257 1,244 99%
All Investigations 342 238 69.6% 160 315.4 97.1%
All Complaint Closures 665 477.9 523.8 9.6%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 224 144 64.3% 573.6 559.1 -2.5%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 62 185.3 347.89 87.7%

*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 613
Total Closures 665
Settlements 136 20.5%
Withdrawals 98 14.7%
Total Final Agency Actions 431 64.8% 286 66.4% 145 33.6% 0 0%
Dismissals 65 15.1% 62 95.4% 3 4.6% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 366 84.9% 224 61.2% 142 38.8% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 2 0.5% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Finding No Discrimination 364 99.5% 222 61% 142 39% 0 0%

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