All New 2007 OPM Report!

2006 Edition:  U.S. Office of Personnel Management Report
(5) Women in the Federal Work Force
(Web Posted 7/23/07 -- Adversity.Net 2007)

All New 2007 OPM Report!

5.1 - Independent Federal Agencies:
WOMEN

(Web Posted 07/23/07 -- Adversity.Net 2007)

Women in Independent Federal Agencies
% Overhiring of Women in Independent Federal Agencies in FY 2006.

          According to OPM's FY 2006 report, only 3 of the 23 independent federal agencies exceeded their racial quotas for hiring women of all races. Next:
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          Once again this year the Social Security Administration (SSA) wins first place in this category for over hiring women:   SSA agency employed 28% more women than their proportion in the civilian work force.

          Again this year, second place among the federal independent agencies goes to the National Science Foundation (NSF) which employed 9% more women than the racial-gender quota for this group.

          This year, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) came in dead last in the quota competition for for "under hiring" women by -39% below their quota.

Five Best Agencies for Women

Five Best Independent Agencies for Women
The five best independent agencies for Women turned out to be much better for blacks, and not so terrific for the other preferred minorities, either!
Five Best Independent Agencies for Women
This graphic shows the same five independent agencies for Women without the other preferred races.

         The five best independent agencies for the preferred group "Women of All Races" turned out to be really good for blacks, and only so-so for the other preferred groups.

          Only three agencies overhired Women of All Races in FY 2006:  Social Security Administration by 28% over women's proportion in the civilian labor force, the National Science Foundation (NSF) by 9%, and Court Services and Offender Services (CSOS) by 2%.

Five Worst Agencies for Women

Five Worst Independent Agencies for Women
Five worst indpendent agencies for quota hiring of women:
showing ALL preferred groups.
Five Worst Independent Agencies for Women
Five worst independent agencies for quota hiring of women:
showing women only.

          These five federal independent agencies missed their quota for hiring "Women of All Races" by the largest percentages:  NRC by -39%, NASA by -38%, NCUA by -34%, FDIC by -32%, and BBG by -30%

          Nonetheless, blacks were overhired in these same five agencies by huge margins ranging from a low of +49% at NASA to a high of +138% at the BBG.


5.2 - Federal Executive Departments:
WOMEN

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          According to OPM's data 4 of the 18 Federal executive departments hired more "Women of All Races" than that group's proportion in the civilian labor force.

          The U.S. Department of the Treasury wins first place for over hiring "Women of All Races" by 27% over their availability in the civilian labor force.

          The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) came in second by over hiring "Women of All Races" by 22% over their proportion in the civilian labor force.

Women in Federal Executive Departments
% Overhiring of Women in Federal Executive Departments in FY 2006

Five Best Depts. for Women

Five Best Federal Executive Departments for Women
Five Best Federal Executive Departments for Over Hiring of Women of All Races:
All Preferred Groups Shown
Five Best Federal Executive Departments for Women
Five Best Federal Executive Departments for Over Hiring of Women of All Races:
Only Women Shown

          Here is the rank order of the five best federal executive departments for over hiring "Women of All Races:  Treasury at +27%, HHS at +22%, VA at +13%, Defense at +7%, and Commerce at -2%.

Five Worst Depts. for Women

Five Worst Federal Executive Departments for Women
The five executive departments which under hired "Women of All Races" by the largest margins also succeeded in over hiring blacks, Hispanics, Asian Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans.
Five Worst Federal Executive Departments for Women
This graphic shows the five worst executive departments for quota hiring of "Women of All Races" with none of the other preferred groups shown.

          Of all the federal executive departments, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation missed its quota for hiring "Women of All Races" by the largest margin at -42%.  The other four worst "Women" departments in FY 2006 were the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) which missed its quota for women by -32%, the Air Force which missed its quota by -31%, Navy missed its quota by -31%, and the U.S. Dept. of Energy missed its quota by -27%.

 

 


5.1.1 - Independent Federal Agencies:
WOMEN - DATA AND COMPUTATIONS
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"Women of All Races" Exceeded Their Relevant Civilian Labor Force Representation in 4 of 23 Independent Federal Agencies
Representation of Women in Independent Agencies - September 30, 2006
(RCLF percentages are unique to each agency based on agency specific occupations)

Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program FY 2006, p. 40

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Independent Federal Agency: (A)
% in Relevant Civilian Labor Force (RCLF)
(affirmative action target)
(B)
% in Federal Workforce (FW)
(actual % employed by agency)
(C)
Difference between target (col A) and actual (col B)
(D)
Rate of OVER (under) hiring selected minority group by agency

NOTES:

Note 1 Note 1 Note 2 Note 3
AID - Agency for International Development 65.1 53.1 -12.0 -18.4%
BBG - Broadcasting Board of Governors (formerly United States Information Agency) 54.3 38.0 -16.3 -30.0%
CSOS - Court Services and Offender Services 62.7 63.9 +1.2 +1.9%
Interpretation:
Agency hired 1.9% more "Women of All Races" than their proportion in the civilian labor force
EEOC - Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 67.5 66.9 -0.6 -0.9%
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency 56.7 51.6 -5.1 -9.0%
FCC - Federal Communications Commission 64.1 53.1 -11.0 -17.2%
FDIC - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 65.2 44.1 -21.1 -32.4%
FTC - Federal Trade Commission 67.1 51.3 -15.8 -23.6%
GPO - Government Printing Office 50.3 42.1 -8.2 -16.3%
GSA - General Services Administration 49.5 49.5 0.0 0.0%
NARA - National Archives and Records Administration 61.5 53.0 -8.5 -13.8%
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 56.4 35.0 -21.4 -37.9%
NCUA - National Credit Union Association 68.5 45.0 -23.5 -34.3%
NLRB - National Labor Relations Board 69.3 61.6 -7.7 -11.1%
NRC - Nuclear Regulatory Commission 60.9 37.1 -23.8 -39.1%
NSF - National Science Foundation 58.3 63.4 +5.1 +8.8%
OPM - Office of Personnel Management 66.5 59.4 -7.1 -10.7%
PBGC - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation 69.6 54.4 -15.2 -21.8%
RRB - Railroad Retirement Board 71.1 62.6 -8.5 -12.0%
SBA - Small Business Administration 67.3 56.1 -11.2 -16.6%
SEC - Securities and Exchange Commission 68.5 48.4 -20.1 -29.3%
SI - Smithsonian Institution 46.5 42.6 -3.9 -8.4%
SSA - Social Security Administration 54.7 69.8 +15.1 +27.6%

NOTES:

Note 1 Note 1 Note 2 Note 3
Note 1 -- Source: OPM "Annual Report to Congress; Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program FY 2006 (October 1, 2005 - September 30, 2006).  Page 40.  Current link to original OPM report:  http://adversity.net/fed_stats/OPM2007/feorp2006.pdf

Note 2 -- Our computation:  Col (B) - Col (A) = Col (C)

Note 3 -- Our computation:   [Col (C) / Col (A)] X 100 = Col (D).  This figure represents the % by which the agency has over (or under) hired "Women of All Races" when compared to the % of this group in the relevant civilian labor force.


5.2.1 - Federal Executive Departments:
WOMEN - DATA AND COMPUTATIONS
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"Women of All Races" Exceeded Their Relevant Civilian Labor Force Representation in 4 of 18 Federal Executive Departments
Representation of Women in Executive Departments - September 30, 2006
(RCLF percentages are unique to each agency based on agency specific occupations)
Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program FY 2006, p. 39

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Federal Executive Department: (A)
% in Relevant Civilian Labor Force (RCLF)
(affirmative action target)
(B)
% in Federal Workforce (FW)
(actual % employed by agency)
(C)
Difference between target (col A) and actual (col B)
(D)
Rate of OVER (under) hiring selected minority group by agency

NOTES:

Note 1 Note 1 Note 2 Note 3
Agriculture - USDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture 48.9 43.4 -5.5 -11.3%
Air Force - Department of the Air Force 45.2 31.0 -14.2 -31.4%
Army - Department of the Army 43.7 36.3 -7.4 -16.9%
Commerce - Department of Commerce 48.0 46.8 -1.2 -2.5%
Defense Activities - Formerly listed as "DoD, Department of Defense" 47.5 50.9 +3.4 +7.2%
Interpretation:
Agency hired 7.2% more "Women of All Races" than their proportion in the civilian labor force
Department of Homeland Security 47.1 32.0 -15.1 -32.1%
Education - DOE, Department of Education 66.1 62.8 -3.3 -5.0%
Energy - DOE, Department of Energy 51.8 38.0 -13.8 -26.6%
HHS - Health and Human Services 52.1 63.7 +11.6 +22.3%
HUD - Department of Housing and Urban Development 64.9 60.6 -4.3 -6.6%
Interior - Department of the Interior 45.6 39.3 -6.3 -13.8%
Justice - DOJ, Department of Justice (includes Office of Civil Rights, DOJ OCR) 51.9 39.5 -12.4 -23.9%
Labor - DOL, Department of Labor 62.2 50.0 -12.2 -19.6%
Navy - Department of the Navy 42.9 29.6 -13.3 -31.0%
State - Department of State 60.6 58.9 -1.7 -2.8%
Transportation - DOT, Department of Transportation 46.0 26.6 -19.4 -41.2%
Treasury - Department of the Treasury (includes IRS) 48.9 62.3 +13.4 +27.4%
VA - Department of Veteran's Affairs 51.9 58.8 +6.9 +13.3%

NOTES:

Note 1 Note 1 Note 2 Note 3
Note 1 -- Source: OPM "Annual Report to Congress; Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program FY 2006 (October 1, 2005 - September 30, 2006).  Page 39.  Current link to original OPM report:  http://adversity.net/fed_stats/OPM2007/feorp2006.pdf

Note 2 -- Our computation:  Col (B) - Col (A) = Col (C)

Note 3 -- Our computation:   [Col (C) / Col (A)] X 100 = Col (D). This figure represents the % by which the agency has over (or under) hired "Women of All Races" when compared to the % of this group in the relevant civilian labor force.


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