The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Permanent Workforce:  1,102   Temporary Workforce:  263    Total Workforce: 1,365

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 Workforce

1,102

36.57%

63.43%

2.45%

59.44%

32.21%

5.72%

0.00%

0.18%

0.00%

1.18%

Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration and Program

124

26.61%

73.39%

0.81%

47.58%

48.39%

3.23%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.81%

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant

119

12.61%

87.39%

2.52%

17.65%

73.95%

5.88%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

2.52%

Management and Program Analysis

98

14.29%

85.71%

0.00%

45.92%

50.00%

4.08%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

GS-14 and GS-15*

179

44.69%

55.31%

2.23%

79.33%

12.29%

5.59%

0.00%

0.56%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior Pay Level*

295

62.37%

37.63%

3.73%

83.39%

5.76%

6.78%

0.00%

0.34%

0.00%

1.36%

SES

78

57.69%

42.31%

2.56%

84.62%

5.13%

7.69%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

30

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

30.00%

70.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

19

31.58%

68.42%

0.00%

68.42%

31.58%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

154

54.55%

45.45%

4.55%

83.77%

7.79%

3.90%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

1.30%

Unclassified Managers

13

30.77%

69.23%

7.69%

76.92%

15.38%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

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


Targeted Disabilities

NSF employed 17 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 1.25% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 2 employees over FY 2005 and an increase of 5 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 1.12% and for FY 2002 was 1.11%.  Over the 5-year period NSF had a net increase of 0.14% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

NSF timely processed 50% of the 2 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2006.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Race (Black) and (2) Color.  The single complaint filed at NSF contained 1 allegation of race (Black) discrimination, 1 allegation of color discrimination and no allegations of disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

NSF reported completing no investigations in FY 2006.

NSF average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 236 days in FY 2005 to 768 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

NSF reported no counseling settlements in FY 2006.  NSF reported completing no investigations in FY 2006.NSF.

NSF reported paying no monetary benefits for its single complaint closure through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

1

1

2

Settlements

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

1

100%

0

0%

1

50%

Complaints Filed*

1

50%

Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year

0

0%

*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

2

2

Total Number Offered ADR

2

0

ADR Offer Rate*

100%

0%

ADR Participation Rate*

50%

0%

Total ADR Settlements

0

0

Total ADR Settlements Amount

$0.00

$0.00

*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)

2

1

50%

All Investigations

0

0

NA%

0

0

NA%

All Complaint Closures

2

236

768

225.4%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

0

0

0%

236

0

-100%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

0

0

0

NA%

*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

1

Total Closures

2

Settlements

1

50%

Withdrawals

0

0%

Total Final Agency Actions

1

50%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%

Dismissals

1

 100%

0

0%

1

100%

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%


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