The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

Permanent Work Force:  20,783 Temporary Work Force:  676    Total Work Force: 21,459

Work Force 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 Work Force

20,783

58.20%

41.80%

4.61%

68.65%

22.71%

2.60%

0.27%

1.10%

0.06%

1.95%

Major Occupations:
Misc. Admin. and Program

1,908

53.56%

49.79%

72.33%

22.69%

1.42%

0.16%

0.79%

0.10%

0.00%

0.00%

Contracting

2,234

42.21%

62.58%

64.19%

29.36%

1.92%

0.04%

0.49%

0.13%

0.00%

0.00%

Misc Warehousing & Stock Handling

1,587

88.97%

20.10%

57.15%

29.62%

4.10%

0.95%

0.88%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

GS-14 and GS-15*

1,107

60.89%

39.11%

2.80%

82.75%

12.01%

1.54%

0.09%

0.81%

0.00%

0.45%

Senior Pay Level*

25

72.00%

28.00%

0.00%

84.00%

12.00%

0.00%

0.00%

4.00%

0.00%

0.00%

SES

25

72.00%

28.00%

0.00%

84.00%

12.00%

0.00%

0.00%

4.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

548

65.51%

34.49%

3.83%

69.89%

22.08%

2.19%

0.00%

2.01%

0.00%

0.55%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

1,196

59.78%

40.22%

2.59%

81.19%

14.63%

0.92%

0.08%

0.59%

0.00%

0.50%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

297

64.65%

35.35%

1.68%

87.21%

9.09%

0.67%

0.00%

1.35%

0.00%

0.34%

Unclassified Managers

210

84.76%

15.24%

12.86%

57.14%

24.29%

4.29%

0.48%

0.95%

0.00%

0.95%

*Includes data for only permanent employees in pay status as of September 30, 2006; does not include pay-banded employees.


Targeted Disabilities

DLA employed 413 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.92% of its total work force.  This represents a decrease of 17 employees from FY 2005 and a decrease of 82 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 2.00% and for FY 2002 was 2.28%.  Over the 5-year period DLA had a net decrease of 0.36% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

DLA timely processed 86.3% of the 350 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Reprisal; (2) Race (Black); and (3) Age.  The 111 complaints filed at DLA contained 38 allegations of race (Black) discrimination, 10 allegations of race (White) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (Asian) discrimination, 1 allegation of race (American Indian/Alaska Native) discrimination, 11 allegations of color discrimination and 33 allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 40 completed investigations, 72.5% were timely.  DLA's average time for completing an investigation was 209 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

DLA's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 299 days in FY 2005 to 335 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

DLA agreed to pay $3,713 for 2 pre-complaint settlements, of which 5 were monetary settlements averaging $742.  DLA expended a total of $220,658 for 40 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $5,516.

DLA agreed to pay a total of $165,662 for 31 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.  For complaint closures with benefits, the average award was $5,343.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings:

274

77

351

Settlements

-22

-8%

24

31.2%

2

7.4%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

158

57.7%

28

36.4%

186

53%

Complaints Filed*

110

31.3%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

12

3.4%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2006 where counseling was also completed during FY 2006.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2006

Counseling Complaint**
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures

351

105

Total Number Offered ADR

274

27

ADR Offer Rate*

78.1%

25.7%

ADR Participation Rate*

21.9%

22.9%

Total ADR Settlements

24

18

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$3,713.00

$102,493.44

*Using newly collected data, EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

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

Timeliness in FY 2006

Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2005 APD* FY 2006 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands)

350

302

86.3%

All Investigations

40

29

72.5%

235

209

-11.1%

All Complaint Closures

105

299

335

12%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

33

9

27.3%

540

435

-19.4%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

11

84

92

9.5%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2006

Complaint Closures Final Agency Decision (no AJ Decision) Final Order (AJ Decision Fully Implemented) Final Order (AJ Decision Not Fully Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed

111

Total Closures

105

Settlements

30

28.6%

Withdrawals

8

7.6%

Total Final Agency Actions

67

63.8%

44

65.7%

23

34.3%

0

0%

Dismissals

13

19.4%

11

84.6%

2

15.4%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

54

80.6%

33

61.1%

21

38.9%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

1

1.9%

1

100%

0

0%

0

0%

Finding No Discrimination

53

98.1%

32

60.4%

21

39.6%

0

0%


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