The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Permanent Workforce:  1,270   Temporary Workforce:  26    Total Workforce:   1,296

Workforce 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 1,270 53.39% 100.00% 2.28% 66.61% 23.31% 6.14% 0.00% 0.79% 0.87% 1.02%
Major Occupations:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ATTORNEY

233 47.64% 52.36% 0.86% 83.69% 9.44% 5.15% 0.00% 0.43% 0.43% 1.72%
ENERGY INDUSTRY ANALYST

225 70.22% 41.78% 0.44% 86.22% 20.89% 3.11% 0.00% 0.44% 0.89% 1.78%
CIVIL ENGINEER

128 84.38% 15.63% 3.91% 71.88% 5.47% 17.97% 0.00% 0.78% 0.00% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 516 64.34% 35.66% 1.36% 82.95% 9.88% 5.23% 0.00% 0.19% 0.39% 0.97%
Senior Pay Level* 73 75.34% 24.66% 4.11% 83.56% 5.48% 4.11% 0.00% 2.74% 0.00% 1.37%
SES 42 73.81% 26.19% 2.38% 90.48% 7.14% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.38%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

FERC employed 13 Individuals with Targeted Disabilities in FY 2007, which was 1.00% of its total work force.  This represents an increase of 2 employees over FY 2006 and an increase of 2 employees since FY 2003.  The participation rate for FY 2006 was 0.82% and for FY 2003 was 0.96%.  Over the 5-year period FERC had a net increase of 0.04% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I.  Counseling

FERC timely processed 100% of the 16 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2007.

II.  Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Race (Black); (2) Race (Asian Pacific Islander); and (3) Race (White).  The single complaint filed at FERC contained allegations of race (Black) discrimination

III.  Complaint Processing Times

FERC reported completing no investigations in FY 2007.

FERC's average processing time for all complaint closures remained constant between FY 2006 and FY 2007 at 0 days.  The government-wide average was 355 days.

IV.  Costs

FERC reported no counseling settlements in FY 2007.  FERC reported completing no investigations in FY 2007.

FERC reported no complaint closures through settlement agreement, final agency decision, or final agency order fully implementing an AJ decision in FY 2007.


Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2007
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 16 0 16
Settlements 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 16 100% 0 0% 16 100%
Complaints Filed* 0 0%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2007 where counseling was also completed during FY 2007.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2007
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 16 1
Total Number Offered ADR 0 0
ADR Offer Rate* 0% 0%
ADR Participation Rate* 0% 0%
Total ADR Settlements 0 0
Total ADR Settlements Amount $0.00 $0.00

* EEOC revised the formula for calculating the ADR offer and participation rates in FY 2006.

Timeliness in FY 2007
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2006 APD* FY 2007 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 16 16 100%
All Investigations 0 0 NA% 200 0 -100%
All Complaint Closures 1 0 0 NA%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0% 0 0 NA%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 0 0 0 NA%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2007
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 1
Settlements 0 0%
Withdrawals 1 100%
Total Final Agency Actions 0 0% 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 NA%
Dismissals 0 NA% 0 NA% 0 0% 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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