The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Peace Corps (PC)

Permanent Workforce: 11 Temporary Workforce: 815 Total Workforce: 826

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 11 36.36% 63.64% 0.00% 54.55% 45.45% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Major Occupations:
Miscellaneous Administration & Pro 289 35.64% 64.36% 3.11% 83.39% 10.38% 2.77% 0.00% 0.35% 0.00% 0.00%
Program Management 145 57.24% 42.76% 2.76% 87.59% 6.90% 2.07% 0.00% 0.69% 0.00% 0.00%
GS-14 and GS-15* 1 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 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%
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 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 1 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Senior-Level Officials/ Managers 2 50.00% 50.00% 0.00% 100.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities

As of September 30, 2008, PC employed 3 (0.36%%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 17 IWTD were needed. This represented a decrease of 2 employees from FY 2007 and a decrease of 2 employees since FY 2004. The participation rate for FY 2007 was 0.56% and for FY 2004 was 0.59%. Over the 5-year period PC had a net decrease of 0.23% in employees with targeted disabilities.

EEO Complaint Processing

I. Counseling

PC timely processed 100% of the 3 pre-complaint counselings (without remands) completed in FY 2008.

II. Bases of Complaints Filed

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

III. Complaint Processing Times

PC timely completed the one investigation it reported completing in FY 2008. PC's average time for completing an investigation was 153 days.

PC's average processing time for all complaint closures decreased from 326 days in FY 2007 to 149 days in FY 2008. The government-wide average was 336 days.

IV. Costs

PC reported no counseling settlements in FY 2008. PC expended $3,000 for the one investigation it completed in FY 2008.

PC 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 2008
Pre-Complaint Counseling Outcomes Completed by EEO Counselor Completed Using ADR All Completed Counselings
# % # % # %
Pre-Complaint Counselings: 3 0 3
Settlements 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Withdrawals or No Complaints Filed 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Complaints Filed* 3 100%
Decision to File Complaint Pending at End of Fiscal Year 0 0%

*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 3 2
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 2008
Total # # Timely % Timely FY 2007 APD* FY 2008 APD % Change
All Pre-Complaint Counselings (minus remands) 3 3 100%
All Investigations 1 1 100% 141 153 8.5%
All Complaint Closures 2 511 149 -70.8%
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 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 3
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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