The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Peace Corps (PC)

Permanent Work Force:  20    Temporary Work Force:  863    Total Work Force: 883

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

25.00%

75.00%

0.00%

40.00%

55.00%

5.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

5.00%

Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration and Program

302

39.40%

60.60%

3.97%

80.13%

11.92%

3.64%

0.00%

0.33%

0.00%

0.00%

Miscellaneous Clerk and Assistant

75

29.33%

70.67%

1.33%

80.00%

14.67%

4.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

1.33%

Program Management

155

58.06%

41.94%

5.16%

87.10%

7.10%

0.65%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

GS-14 and GS-15*

5

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

60.00%

20.00%

20.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior Pay Level*

2

50.00%

50.00%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/Managers

11

27.27%

72.73%

0.00%

81.82%

9.09%

9.09%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/Managers

38

36.84%

63.16%

0.00%

78.95%

15.79%

5.26%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Senior-Level Officials/Managers

50

68.00%

32.00%

2.00%

80.00%

12.00%

6.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Unclassified Managers

0

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

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

PC employed 5 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2006, which was 0.57% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 2 employees over FY 2005 and a decrease of 4 employees since FY 2002.  The participation rate for FY 2005 was 0.35% and for FY 2002 was 1.08%.  Over the 5-year period PC had a net decrease of 0.51% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

PC timely processed 100% of the 7 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) Age.  The single complaint filed at PC contained an allegation of race (Black) discrimination and no allegations of color or disability discrimination.

III.  Complaint Processing Times

Of the 2 completed investigations, 100% were timely.  PC's average time for completing an investigation was 145 days.  Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the Office of Personnel Management had the lowest average of 105 days.

PC's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 300 days in FY 2005 to 545 days in FY 2006.  The government-wide average was 367 days.

IV.  Costs

PC reported paying no monetary benefits for 2 pre-complaint settlements.  PC expended a total of $5,500 for 2 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $2,750.

PC reported no complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decision, or final agency order fully implementing an AJ decision in FY 2006.



Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2006

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

5

2

7

Settlements

0

0%

2

100%

2

28.6%

Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed

4

80%

0

0%

4

57.1%

Complaints Filed*

1

14.3%

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

7

3

Total Number Offered ADR

7

0

ADR Offer Rate*

100%

0%

ADR Participation Rate*

28.6%

0%

Total ADR Settlements

2

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)

7

7

100%

All Investigations

2

2

100%

191

145

-24.1%

All Complaint Closures

3

300

545

81.7%

Merit Decisions (no AJ)

0

0

0%

337

0

-100%

Dismissal Decisions (no AJ)

0

115

0

-100%

*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

3

Settlements

0

0%

Withdrawals

1

33.3%

Total Final Agency Actions

2

66.7%

0

0%

2

100%

0

0%

Dismissals

1

50%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%

Merit Decisions

1

50%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%

Finding Discrimination

0

0%

0

NA%

0

NA%

0

NA%

Finding No Discrimination

1

100%

0

0%

1

100%

0

0%


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