The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Permanent Workforce:4,522 Temporary Workforce:417 Total Workforce: 4,939

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 4,522 55.22% 44.78% 4.25% 72.27% 18.77% 3.87% 0.09% 0.49% 0.27% 0.66%
Major Occupations:
Financial Institution Examining 2,403 65.21% 34.79% 4.24% 80.07% 11.65% 3.20% 0.00% 0.37% 0.46% 0.50%
General Attorney 277 61.73% 38.27% 3.97% 88.09% 4.69% 1.81% 0.72% 0.72% 0.00% 0.72%
Financial Analysis 145 64.83% 35.17% 4.83% 75.17% 14.48% 5.52% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.69%
GS-14 and GS-15* 1,051 64.99% 35.01% 3.14% 82.11% 9.90% 4.19% 0.00% 0.57% 0.10% 0.29%
Senior Pay Level* 96 73.96% 26.04% 1.04% 84.38% 11.46% 1.04% 0.00% 1.04% 1.04% 0.00%
SES 0 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
First-Level Officials/ Managers 6 16.67% 83.33% 0.00% 33.33% 66.67% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Mid-Level Officials/ Managers 23 47.83% 52.17% 4.35% 69.57% 26.09% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 100 74.00% 26.00% 4.00% 80.00% 13.00% 1.00% 0.00% 1.00% 1.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, FDIC employed 35 (0.71%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 99 IWTD were needed. This represented an increase of 3 employees over FY 2007 and a decrease of 6 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 0.69% and for FY 2004 was 0.77%. Over the 5-year period FDIC had a net decrease of 0.06% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

FDIC timely processed 100% of the 20 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2008.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

The bases of alleged discrimination most often raised were: (1) Race (Black/African American); (2) Reprisal; and (3) Age. Of the 9 complaints filed at FDIC, 6 contained allegations of race (Black/African American) discrimination, 2 contained allegations of race (White) discrimination, 1 contained an allegation of color discrimination and 5 contained allegations of disability discrimination.

III. Complaint Processing Times

Of the 17 completed investigations, 94.1% were timely. FDIC's average time for completing an investigation was 211 days. Of the agencies completing 25 or more investigations, the U.S. Postal Service had the lowest average of 103 days.

FDIC's average processing time for all complaint closures increased from 336 days in FY 2007 to 432 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

FDIC agreed to pay $1 for 2 pre-complaint settlements, of which 1 were monetary settlements averaging $1. FDIC expended a total of $71,336 for 17 complaint investigations, for an average expenditure of $4,196.

FDIC agreed to pay a total of $352,299 plus other benefits for 10 complaint closures through settlement agreements, final agency decisions, and final agency orders fully implementing AJ decisions. For the 8 complaint closures with monetary benefits, the average award was $44,037.

Outcome of Counselings Completed in FY 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 16 4 20
Settlements 0 0% 2 25% 2 10%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 5 31.3% 2 25% 7 35%
Complaints Filed* 9 45%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 2 10%

*Includes only complaints filed in FY 2008 where counseling was also completed during FY 2008.

Agency Use of ADR for EEO Dispute Resolution in FY 2008
Counseling Complaint
Completed/Ended Counselings/Complaint Closures 20 25
Total Number Offered ADR 18 11
ADR Offer Rate* 90% 44%
ADR Participation Rate* 40% 28%
Total ADR Settlements 2 3
Total ADR Settlements Amount $1.00 $6,000.00

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

Timeliness in FY 2008
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2007 APD* FY 2008 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 20 20 100%
All Investigations 17 16 94.1% 199 211 6%
All Complaint Closures 25 336 432 28.6%
Merit Decisions (no AJ) 5 4 80% 434 520 19.8%
Dismissal Decisions (no AJ) 4 212 125 -41%

*APD = Average Processing Days

Outcomes of Complaints in FY 2008
Complaint
Closures
Final Agency
Decision (no AJ
Decision)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Fully
Implemented)
Final Order (AJ
Decision Not Fully
Implemented)
# % # % # % # %
Total Complaints Filed 9
Total Closures 25
Settlements 9 36%
Withdrawals 3 12%
Total Final Agency Actions 13 52% 9 69.2% 3 23.1% 1 7.7%
Dismissals 4 30.8% 4 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Merit Decisions 9 69.2% 5 55.6% 3 33.3% 1 11.1%
Finding Discrimination 2 22.2% 1 50% 0 0% 1 50%
Finding No Discrimination 7 77.8% 4 57.1% 3 42.9% 0 0%

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