The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Permanent Workforce: 1,650 Temporary Workforce: 115 Total Workforce: 1,765

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 1,650 63.45% 36.55% 8.91% 56.30% 20.91% 13.64% 0.24% 0.97%
Major Occupations:
General Arts and Information 859 65.54% 34.46% 11.64% 51.69% 11.41% 25.15% 0.12% 0.58%
GS-14 and GS-15* 298 76.51% 23.49% 6.71% 78.52% 9.06% 5.37% 0.34% 1.01%
Senior Pay Level* 20 75.00% 25.00% 5.00% 90.00% 0.00% 5.00% 0.00% 5.00%
First-Level Officials/Managers 28 75.00% 25.00% 3.57% 67.86% 14.29% 14.29% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/Managers 330 66.97% 33.03% 10.00% 66.06% 12.42% 11.21% 0.30% 1.52%
Senior-Level Officials/Managers 113 79.65% 20.35% 5.31% 88.50% 2.65% 3.54% 0.00% 0.88%
Unclassified Managers 10 90.00% 10.00% 0.00% 70.00% 30.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

EEO Complaint Processing

  1. Counseling

    Of the 178 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2005, BBG timely processed 99.4%.

  2. Issues and Bases of Complaints Filed

    Of the 31 complaints filed at BBG, the top 3 issues of alleged discrimination were: (1) Promotion/Non-Selection; (2) Terms/Conditions of Employment; and (3) Termination. The top 3 bases of alleged discrimination were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Sex - Female; and (3) Age.

  3. Complaint Processing Times

    BBG's average time for completing an investigation was 136 days. The government-wide average was 237 days in FY 2005.

    BBG's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 470 days in FY 2004 to 407 days in FY 2005. The government-wide average was 411 days.

  4. Pending Inventory

    BBG had a total of 18 complaints pending at the end of FY 2005, with 1 pending acknowledgment; 10 pending investigation for an average of 116 days; and 4 pending the issuance of final decisions for an average of 287 days.

  5. Costs

    BBG made no payments in FY 2005 for pre-complaint settlements with benefits. BBG expended a total of $45,566 for 18 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,531.

    BBG agreed to pay a total of $70,716 for 6 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 $11,786.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2005

Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 174 4 178
Settlements 1 0.6% 0 0% 1 0.6%
No Complaints Filed 142 81.6% 4 100% 146 82%
Complaints Filed* 31 17.4%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*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 149 157 100% 4 2.7%
FY 2005 Completed/Ended Counselings 178 178 100% 4 2.3%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 19.5% 13.4% 0%
FY 2004 Complaint Workload ** 49 24 49.0% 1 2.0%
FY 2005 Complaint Workload ** 67 31 46.3% 2 3.0%
Percentage Change from FY 2004 to FY 2005 36.7% 29.2% 100%

*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) 178 177 99.4%
All Investigations 18 13 72.2% 115.5 135.6 17.4%
All Complaint Closures 49 470.4 406.8 -13.5%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 4 4 100% 195 239 22.6%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 10 28.3 45.9 62%

*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 31
Total Closures 49
Settlements 6 12.2%
Withdrawals 11 22.5%
Total Final Agency Actions 32 65.3% 14 43.8% 18 56.3% 0 0%
Dismissals 15 46.9% 10 66.7% 5 33.3% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 17 53.1% 4 23.5% 13 76.5% 0 0%
Finding Discrimination 0 0% 0 -- 0 -- 0 --
Finding No Discrimination 17 100% 4 23.5% 13 76.5% 0 0%



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