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DOL Annual Report, Fiscal Year 2006
Performance and Accountability Report

Performance Goal Details1

Performance Goal 05-1.1A (ETA)
Increase placements and educational attainments for youth served through the WIA youth program

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2001
Goal Achieved

PY 2002
Goal Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of youth who are in employment or the military or enrolled in post secondary education and/or advanced training/occupational skills training in the first quarter after exit

base

58%

Y

Percent of students who attain a GED, high school diploma, or certificate by the end of the third quarter after exit

base

36%

Y

PY 2002-04:  Percent of the 14-18 year-old youth who enter the program without a diploma or equivalent that attain a secondary school diploma or equivalent by the first quarter after exit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

51%

55%

Y

52%

63%

Y

53%

65%

Y

PY 2001:  Percent of the 14–18 year-old youth either employed, in advanced training, post-secondary education, military service or apprenticeships in the third quarter after program exit

50%

50%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PY 2002-04:  Percent of 19–21 year-old youth employed in the first quarter after exit

63%

67%

Y

65%

71%

Y

68%

72%

Y

PY 2001-04:  Percent of 19–21 year-old youth employed in the first quarter after exit still employed in the third quarter after program exit

75%

75%

Y

77%

80%

Y

78%

81%

Y

79%

82%

Y

PY 2004:  Average cost per participant

$2663

$2856

N

Data Source(s):  Annual State WIA performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) and Unemployment Insurance Wage Records

1New indicators often lack data needed to establish targets. For such indicators, the first year’s target may be to establish a baseline (abbreviated as “base” in this table); success is determined by gathering the data as planned.


Performance Goal 05-1.1B (JC)
Improve educational achievements of Job Corps students, and increase participation of Job Corps graduates in employment and education

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2001
Goal Substantially Achieved

PY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of Job Corps graduates (within 1 year of program exit) and former enrollees (within 90 days of program exit) who enter employment or enroll in post-secondary education or advanced/occupational skills training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

85%

84%

N

85%

80%

N

PY 2001-02:  Percent of graduates who enter employment or enroll in education

85%

90%

Y

90%

87%

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of students earning a GED, high school diploma or certificate while enrolled in the program

 

 

 

 

 

 

64%

64%

Y

64%

60%

N

PY 2002-03:  The number of students who attain high school diplomas while enrolled in Job Corps

 

 

 

3912

6381

Y

7658

8003

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of students who achieve literacy or numeracy gains of one or more Adult Basic Education (ABE) levels

45%

47%

Y

45%

58%

Y

PY 2004:  Average cost per participant

$22,503

$24,809

N

PY 2001-03:  Percent of graduates who continue to be employed or enrolled in education six months after initial placement date

70%

64%

N

65%

63%

N

65%

63%

N

PY 2001-03:  Average hourly wages of graduates with jobs at six months after initial placement

$7.25

$7.96

Y

$8.20

$8.03

S

$8.20

$8.95

Y

Data Source(s):  Job Corps Management Information System


Performance Goal 05-1.1C (VETS)
Improve the employment outcomes for veterans who receive One Stop Career Center services and veterans’ program services

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Not Measured

PY 2003
Goal Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of veteran job seekers employed in the first or second quarter following registration

34%

43%

Y

58%

58%

Y

58%

60%

Y

59%

62%

Y

Percent of veteran job seekers still employed two quarters after initial entry into employment with a new employer

72%

79%

Y

80%

81%

Y

81%

81%

Y

Percent of disabled veteran job seekers employed in the first or second quarter following registration

54%

56%

Y

55%

57%

Y

Percent of disabled veteran job seekers still employed two quarters after initial entry into employment with a new employer

78%

79%

Y

79%

80%

Y

Entered employment rate for homeless veterans participating in the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)

54%

54.4%

Y

54.5%

60.3%

Y

54.5%

61%

Y

60%

65%

Y

61%

68%

Y

Employment retention rate after 6 months for homeless veteran HVRP participants 

base

58%

Y

58%

67%**

Y

Data Source(s):  State Workforce Agency administrative reports, State UI wage records and homeless veteran grantee reports.

Note:  In FY 2003, this program transitioned to a new system of measuring and reporting outcomes that is consistent with the common measures and operates on a program year basis.  HVRP entered employment rates for periods prior to PY 2004 were reported under another performance goal.


Performance Goal 06-1.1A (ETA)
Strengthen the registered apprenticeship system to meet the training needs of business and workers in the 21st Century.

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of those employed nine months after registration as an apprentice

base

78%

Y

78%

82%

Y

Average hourly wage gain for tracked entrants employed in the first quarter after registration and still employed nine months later (see note below)

base

$1.26

Y

$1.26

$1.32

Y

FY 2005:  Average cost per registered apprentice

base

$109

Y

FY 2002-04:  New programs in new and emerging industries

293

326

Y

359

359

Y

366

526

Y

FY 2004:  New apprentices registered by OATELS staff only

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

68,592

69,597

Y

FY 2002-03:  All registrations

86,647

129,388

Y

133,909

130,615

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  New apprenticeship programs

1854

2952

Y

FY 2002:  New businesses involved in apprenticeship

3248

5883

Y

Data Source(s):  Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS) and Apprenticeship Information Management System (AIMS)

Note:  Twenty-three states are Federally-registered apprenticeship programs and enter data on individuals into the Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS).  A group of “tracked entrants” is defined as the cohort of apprentices registered and entered into RAIS during a given reporting period.


Performance Goal 06-1.1B (ODEP)
Advance knowledge and inform disability employment policy that affects systems change throughout the workforce development system.

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Number of policy related documents disseminated

base

20

Y

Number of formal agreements initiated

base

20

Y

Number of effective practices identified

base

10

Y

11

19

Y

21

26

Y

FY 2004-05:  People with disabilities served through ODEP projects

2391

6151

Y

6718

9768

Y

FY 2004-05:  Entered employment rate at pilot sites

13.3%

19.0%

Y

24%

24.1%

Y

FY 2004-05:  3-month and 6-month retention rates for people with disabilities served by the pilots

base

12.3%
6.9%

Y

22%
17%

46.7%
39.0%

Y
Y

FY 2003:  Implement 30 new Olmstead grant projects, targeted at persons with significant disabilities who are institutionalized

30

16

N

FY 2003:  Implement 12 youth grant projects (6 of which are new technology skills projects) to assist youth through the One-Stop Centers and the WIA youth programs

12

21

Y

FY 2002:  Implement 12 demonstration programs, through grants, designed to develop and test strategies and techniques that need to be implemented in order for One-Stop Centers and WIA youth programs to effectively serve persons with significant disabilities.

12

16 WIA, 22 other

Y

Data Source(s):  ODEP Division of Program Management and Research & Evaluation Team


Performance Goal 06-1.2A (BLS)
Improve information available to decision-makers on labor market conditions, and price and productivity changes

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of output, timeliness, accuracy, and long-term improvement targets achieved for labor force statistics

85%

79%

N

Percent of output, timeliness, accuracy, and long-term improvement targets achieved for prices and living conditions

85%

94%

Y

Percent of output, timeliness, accuracy, and long-term improvement targets achieved for compensation and working conditions

85%

77%

N

Percent of output, timeliness, accuracy, and long-term improvement targets achieved for productivity and technology

85%

100%

Y

Cost per transaction of the Internet Data Collection Facility

$3.32

$2.44

Y

$2.58

$1.82

Y

Customer satisfaction with BLS products and services per the American Customer Satisfaction Index

75%

82%

Y

75%

74%

S

75%

79%

Y

FY 2004-05 (Improve relevancy):
Cumulative number of series (e.g., Current Employment Statistics, Employment Cost Index, etc.) converted to the North American Industry Classification System (12 series in total)

8

8

Y

9

9

Y

FY 2004-05 (Improve accuracy):
Increase the percent of domestic output of in-scope services included in the Producer Price Index

59.2%

59.2%

Y

75.7%

76.3%

Y

FY 2004-05 (Improve accuracy):
Increase the percent of in-scope industries in the labor productivity measures

58.0%

58.0%

Y

58.3%

59.2%

Y

 

 

 

FY 2004-05 (Improve accuracy):
Improve the response to the Employment Cost Index

78%

78%

Y

 

 

 

FY 2004-05 (Enhance information technology):
Lessen the likelihood of major systems failures that could affect the PPI's ability to release data on time, as measured by the percent of the components of the new repricing system completed

33%

17%

N

40%

37%

N

Deliver economic data on time (Percent of scheduled releases issued on time)

100%

96%

S

100%

100%

Y

Percent of accuracy measures met (e.g., revision, response rates, etc.)

100%

83%

S

100%

100%

Y

Data Source(s):  Office of Publications and Special Studies report of release dates against OMB release schedule for BLS Principal Federal Economic Indicators; News releases for each Principal Federal Economic Indicator; BLS budget submissions and Quarterly Review and Analysis System; ACSI Quarterly E-Government scores.


Performance Goal 06-2.1A (ESA)
American workplaces legally employ and compensate workers

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2003
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Ensuring Customer Service
Number of workers for whom there is an agreement to pay or an agreement to remedy per 1,000 enforcement hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

293

Y

Ensuring Customer Service
FY 2005:  Average number of days to conclude a violation complaint

 

 

 

 

 

 

187

178

Y

 

 

 

Ensuring Customer Service
FY 2003-04:  Average number of days to conclude a complaint

126

108

Y

108

92

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reducing employer recidivism
Percent of prior violators who achieved and maintained FLSA compliance following a full FLSA investigation

74%

71%

N

72%

72%

Y

73%

76%

 

Reducing employer recidivism
Percent of reinvestigations without any violations

36%

37%

Y

 

 

Reducing employer recidivism
Percent of reinvestigations with identical violations

17%

17%

Y

 

 

Increasing compliance in industries with chronic violations
Percent of low-wage workers across identified low-wage industries paid and employed in compliance with FLSA and MSPA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

92%

Y

Increasing compliance in industries with chronic violations
FY 2005:  for Southern CA garment and NYC garment only

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

54%
76%

Y

 

 

 

Ensuring timely and accurate prevailing wage determinations
Number of wage determination forms processed per 1,000 hours

base

1491

Y

1506

1667

Y

1491

1834

Y

Ensuring timely and accurate prevailing wage determinations
Percent of survey-based DBA wage determinations issued within 60 days of receipt of the underlying survey data

80%

87%

Y

81%

84%

Y

82%

100%

Y

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the garment manufacturing industry by
Percent of employees paid “on the payroll” in New York City

base

33%

Y

34%

39%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the garment manufacturing industry by
Number of manufacturers in southern California that monitor contractors

714

715

Y

729

729

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the garment manufacturing industry by
Percent of employees paid “on the payroll” in southern California

base

91%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the garment manufacturing industry by
New contractors in NYC participating in Compliance Assistance program

72

73

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the garment manufacturing industry by
Number of manufacturers in NYC that monitor contractors

153

158

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the long-term health care industry by
Percent of nursing homes in compliance with the FLSA.

45%

55%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the long-term health care industry by
Percent of nursing home employees employed or paid in compliance with the FLSA

91%

90%

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the long-term health care industry by
Percent of nursing home complaint cases concluded in 180 days

42%

48%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in the long-term health care industry by
Percent of employees in residential care paid in compliance with the FLSA overtime requirements

85%

77%

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in agricultural commodities by
Number of employees affected by compliance assistance programs for agricultural employers subject to the DWHaT provisions of MSPA

4743

911,004

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in agricultural commodities by
Number of agricultural housing providers who corrected violations following an investigation

170

256

Y

259

335

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2003-04:  as indicated in agricultural commodities by
Number of agricultural housing providers who corrected violations following a first investigation

98

133

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s):  Wage and Hour Investigator Support and Reporting Database (WHISARD) data; WH significant activity reports; regional logs and reports on local initiatives; and statistically valid investigation-based compliance surveys in defined industries


Performance Goal 06-2.1B (ESA)
Ensure union  financial integrity, democracy and transparency

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of unions with fraud

 

 

 

base

9%

Y

8%

8%

Y

FY 2003:  Percent of investigative resources applied to criminal investigation that result in convictions

53%

63%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of union reports meeting standards of acceptability for public disclosure

base

73%

Y

75%

92%

Y

95%

94%

S

96%

93%

N

FY 2003:  The timely filing of union annual financial reports by unions with annual receipts over $200,000

85%

64%

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of unions complying with standards for democratic union officer elections

base

92%

Y

FY 2005:  Union dollars protected per staff day

base

$136,617

Y

Data Source(s):  OLMS union compliance audit information and e.LORS data system

Note:  Fraud indicator data are reported every other (even) year.


Performance Goal 06-2.2A (ETA)
Make timely and accurate benefit payments to unemployed workers, facilitate the reemployment of Unemployment Insurance claimants, and set up Unemployment tax accounts promptly for new employers

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Payment Timeliness: Percent of all intrastate first payments made within 14/21 days

91%

88.7%

N

91%

89%

N

89.2%

90.3%

Y

89.9%

89.3%

N

89.9%

87.4%**

N

Detect Overpayments:  Percent of estimated detectable/recoverable overpayments that States establish for recovery

59%

54%

N

59%

59.5%

Y

59.5%

58.7%

N

59.5%

61.4%**

Y

Facilitate Claimant Reemployment:  Percent of UI claimants who were reemployed by the end of the first quarter after the quarter in which they received their first payment 

 

 

 

base

62.4%

Y

Facilitate Claimant Reemployment
FY 2004:  Entered employment rate for UI claimants

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

51.5%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Establish Tax Accounts Promptly: Percent of new employer liability determinations made within 90 days of the end of the first quarter in which liability occurred.

80%

81.7%

Y

80%

83%

Y

82.2%

82.5%

Y

82.4%

82.4%

Y

82.5%

82.8%**

Y

FY 2005 (Efficiency):  Quality-weighted base initial claims per $1,000 of inflation-adjusted base grant funds

8.55

8.60

Y

Data Source(s):  Eligibility Determinations Quality: ETA 9056; Payment Timeliness: 9050, 9050p Reports; Payment Accuracy:  Benefit Accuracy Measurement (BAM) program and ETA 227 report; Facilitate Reemployment:  Unemployment Insurance wage records; New Status Determinations Timeliness:  ETA 581 report

Note:  This goal was reported as not achieved in the FY 2004 PAR based on estimated data; actual data for the first indicator exceeded the target.  In the FY 2005 PAR, the goal was reported as substantially achieved based on estimates; actual data for the first three indicators were slightly lower, affecting results for two of them.


Performance Goal 06-2.2B (ESA)
Minimize the impact of work-related injuries

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Lost production days (LPD) per 100 employees  for FECA cases of the United States Postal Service (see note below)

115

131

N

130

143

N

146

147

N

148

135

Y

146

139.9

Y

LPD rate for FECA cases of All Other Governmental Agencies (see note below)

55

54

Y

54.7

55

N

55.4

62.6

N

61

56

Y

60

52.6

Y

FY 2003-04:  FECA Vocational Rehabilitation placements with new employers for injured USPS employees

52

56

Y

56

59

Y

Savings in the FECA program through use of Periodic Roll Management

$19 million

$26 million

Y

$20
million

$25
million

Y

$18
million

$24
million

Y

$17
million

$21 million

Y

$13
million

$16
million

Y

Trend in indexed cost per case of FECA cases receiving medical treatment remains below the Milliman Health Cost Index

 

 

 

+9.1%

-2.8%

Y

+8.8%

+2.4%

Y

+8.1%

+2.8%

Y

+8.6%

+6.3%

Y

FY 2002:  Reduce Inflation-adjusted costs per case in the FECA program

$2219

$2604

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Targets met for key communications performance areas

base

5

Y

3

4

Y

3

3

Y

4

4

Y

Average days  required to resolve disputed issues in Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Program contested cases

242

285

N

279

266

Y

274

247

Y

245

254

N

250

235

Y

Percent of Black Lung benefit claims filed under the revised regulations for which, following an eligibility decision, there are no requests for further action from any party pending one year after receipt of the claim.

68.5%

89.9%

Y

70.5%

86.6%

Y

74.5%

82.2%

Y

76.5%

80.6%

Y

79.5%

81.9%

Y

Percent of Initial Claims for benefits in the Part B and Part E Energy Programs processed within standard timeframes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50%

72%

Y

FY 2002-05:  for Part B only

75%

48%

N

75%

79%

Y

77%

92%

Y

80%

80%

Y

 

 

 

Percent of Final Decisions in the Part B Energy Program processed within standard timeframes

 

 

 

75%

76.9%

Y

77%

99%

Y

80%

94.7%

Y

80%

89%

Y

FY 2002:  Claims or No-Contest Denials within 75 days of the Recommended Decision.

75%

76%

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of Final Decisions in the Part B Reviews of the Written Record within 75 days of request

75%

74%

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Formal Hearings within 250 days of request

75%

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2005:  Energy Program Claimants under Part E to whom compensation benefits are paid

1200

1525

Y

Percent of Energy Program Part E claims backlog receiving recommended decisions

75%

85%

Y

Data Source(s):  1&2. Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) data systems, Federal agency payroll offices and Office of Personnel Management employment statistics; 3. Nurse/Rehabilitation Tracking System 4. Periodic Roll Management System and FECA Automated Compensation Payment System; 5. FECA Medical Bill Pay System and Milliman USA Health Cost Index Report; 6. Telecommunications system standard reports, FECA district office and national MIS reports, customer surveys, focus group records and other customer service performance data sources; 7. Longshore Case Management System; 8. Black Lung Automated Support Package; 9-12. Energy Program Case Management System

Note:  In FY 2004, OWCP changed the way it measures LPD.  The FY 2003 result data for USPS and also for all other government agencies’ LPD’s reflect the results prior to the measurement changes.  LPD’s are now measured in real-time rather than with accumulated data.


Performance Goal 06-2.2C (EBSA)
Secure pension, health and welfare benefits

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Enforcement:
Ratio of closed civil cases with corrected violations to civil closed cases.

50%

69%

Y

50%

69%

Y

66%

76%

Y

69%

74%

Y

Enforcement:
Ratio of criminal cases referred for prosecution to total criminal cases

25%

40%

Y

25%

45%

Y

37.7%

45%

Y

40.2%

53%

Y

Participant Assistance:
Customer Satisfaction Index, or comparable measurement, for participants and beneficiaries who have contacted EBSA for assistance.

59

59

Y

61

62

Y

63

67

Y

65

69

Y

Participant Assistance:
Additional applications to Voluntary Compliance programs

8340

14,082

Y

13,500

17,214

Y

Data Source(s):  Enforcement Management System and The Gallup Organization/Technical Assistance and Inquiry System (TAIS)


Performance Goal 06-2.2D (PBGC)
Improve pension insurance programs

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Customer Satisfaction score for premium filers

71

69

N

72

68

N

74

68

N

Customer Satisfaction score for responding to trusteed plan participants' inquiries

77

78

Y

78

79

Y

80

75

N

Data Source(s):  American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) report


Performance Goal 06-3.1A (MSHA)
Reduce work-related fatalities and injuries

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Fatal incidence rate (number of mining fatalities per 200,000 hours worked)

 

 

 

.020

.023

N

.022

.017

Y

.022

.018

Y

.021

.026**

N

FY 2002:  Mine fatalities

64

71

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All-injury incidence rate (all injuries, including fatalities, per 200,000 hours worked)

 

 

 

3.79

4.26

N

3.85

4.07

N

3.48

3.90

N

3.13

3.65**

N

FY 2002:  Non-fatal injury incidence rate

2.87

3.15

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s):  Mine Accident, Injury, and Employment information that mine operators and contractors report to MSHA under Title 30 Code of Federal Regulations Part 50

Note:  In FY 2005, OSHA and MSHA shared performance goals.


Performance Goal 06-3.1B (MSHA)
Reduce mining-related illnesses

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of respirable coal dust samples exceeding the applicable standards for designated occupations

14.2%

15.0%

N

14.2%

11.7%

Y

11.1%

10.2%

Y

10.1%

10.8%

N

9.5%

12.2%**

N

Percent of silica dust samples in metal and nonmetal mines with at least 50% of the permissible exposure limit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

16.3%

N

17.1%

19.3%**

Y

FY 2002-04:  Percent of silica dust samples in metal and nonmetal mines exceeding the applicable standards for high risk occupations

8.8%

6.6%

Y

8.6%

6.5%

Y

6.2%

5.6%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of noise samples in metal and non-metal mines with at least 50% of the permissible exposure limit

base

20.9%

N

21.9%

24.3%**

Y

Percent of noise samples above the citation level in coal mines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

5.3%

N

5.0%

4.4%**

Y

FY 2002-04:  Percent of noise exposures above the citation level in all mines

8.6%

5.8%

Y

9.3%

4.8%

Y

4.6%

4.6%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s):  Dust samples collected by MSHA inspectors.  Coal Mine Safety and Health MIS.  Metal and Non-Metal Mine Safety and Health MIS.

Note:  In FY 2005, OSHA and MSHA shared performance goals.  Baseline data for silica dust and noise exposure indicators were not available in time to be included in the FY 2005 PAR.


Performance Goal 06-3.1C (OSHA)
Reduce work-related fatalities

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Fatalities per 100,000 workers

1.59

1.62

N

1.57

1.61

N

1.52

1.61

N

1.47

1.73**

N

Data Source(s):  OSHA Integrated Management Information System (IMIS) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Current Employment Statistics (CES).

Note:  In FY 2005, OSHA and MSHA shared performance goals.


Performance Goal 06-3.1D (OSHA)
Reduce work-related injuries and illnesses

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Days away from work case rate per 100 workers

 

 

 

1.8

1.5

Y

1.7

1.4

Y

1.7

1.4

Y

1.4

1.4**

Y

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Shipyard

6.8

8.1

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Food processing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Meat Products

7.7

7.9

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Nursing homes

6.6

7.6

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Logging

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Injury and illness incidence rates in industries characterized by high-hazard workplaces
Construction

3.6

3.8

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s):  Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (ASOII).

Note:  In FY 2005, OSHA and MSHA shared performance goals.


Performance Goal 06-3.2A (ESA)
Federal contractors achieve equal opportunity workplaces

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Incidence of discrimination among Federal contractors

 

 

 

9%

1.2%

Y

9%

1%

Y

7%

2%

Y

6%

1.7%

Y

FY 2002:  For contractors participating in specified compliance assistance activities and subsequently evaluated
Rate of compliance findings for SIC 50
For SIC 87

51.9%
48.6%

58.4%
64.5%

Y
Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  For contractors participating in specified compliance assistance activities and subsequently evaluated
Rate of findings of severe violations for SIC 50
For SIC 87

6.7%
8.0%

2.2%
1.6%

Y
Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  For contractors participating in specified compliance assistance activities and subsequently evaluated

Rate of focused and offsite compliance evaluations for SIC 50
For SIC 87

37.5%
28.8%

52.8%
50.8%

Y
Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance among Federal contractors in all other respects of equal opportunity workplace standards

 

 

 

59%

72.4%

Y

61%

91%

Y

62%

86%

Y

64%

87.2%

Y

FY 2002:  For contractors and subcontractors selected for evaluation, outreach, or compliance assistance activities
Rate of compliance findings for all supply and service closures

53.9%

62.9%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  For contractors and subcontractors selected for evaluation, outreach, or compliance assistance activities
Rate of findings of severe violations for contractors and subcontractors that have had prior contact with DOL/OFCCP

8.8%

2.7%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  For contractors and subcontractors selected for evaluation, outreach, or compliance assistance activities
Rate of focused and offsite compliance evaluation

35.1%

49.8%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s): Case Management System (CMS)


Performance Goal 06-3.2B (VETS)
Reduce employer-employee employment issues originating from service members’ military obligations conflicting with their civilian employment

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

USERRA Progress Index (measures compliance and assistance performance)

105%

101%**

N

FY 2005:  Percent of USERRA cases resolved within 90 days of filing

85%

80.4%

N

FY 2005:  Percent of USERRA cases resolved within 120 days of filing

92%

88.4%

N

FY 2005:  Percent of USERRA cases resolved within one year of filing

99%

99.8%

Y

FY 2004:  Establish indicators to target reductions in USERRA compliance problems that are most severe and pervasive based on survey of veterans and service members covered by USERRA.

base

4

Y

Data Source(s):  USERRA Information Management System (UIMS)


Performance Goal 06-3.3A (ILAB)
Contribute to the elimination of the worst forms of child labor internationally

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Substantially Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Number of children prevented or withdrawn from exploitive labor and provided education or training opportunities as a result of DOL-funded projects

50,000

51,927

Y

60,000

69,915

Y

70,000

91,724

Y

116,000

161,821

Y

178,000

236,787

Y

Number of countries with increased capacity to address child labor as a result of DOL-funded projects

 

 

 

 

 

 

15

26

Y

20

39

Y

39

53

Y

FY 2002-03:  Action plans, policies or programs established that combat child labor and/or promote access to education for child laborers or children at-risk

10

15

Y

15

19

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2005:  Percent of children completing education programs as a result of ILAB's Child Labor Education Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50%

38%

N

FY 2003-04:  Child Labor Education projects that establish targets for education retention and completion rates in project areas

6

8

Y

8

16

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2005:  Percent of children retained in education programs as a result of ILAB's Child Labor Education Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

65%

80%

Y

FY 2004:  Child Labor Education Initiative projects that establish baseline for rate of enrollment and drop out for targeted children

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

8

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002-03:  Countries in which new Child Labor Education Initiative projects begin

8

9

Y

9

10

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

FY 2005:  Number of target children enrolled in education programs as a result of ILAB's Child Labor Education Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

50,000

81,747

Y

FY2002-03:  Children targeted for prevention or removal from child labor, particularly its worst forms, through the provision of education or training opportunities in new DOL-funded programs

90,000

103,772

Y

40,000

83,682

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2002:  Countries that ratify International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention 182 on Worst Forms of Child Labor.

15

29

Y

Data Source(s):  ILO-IPEC (grantee) through progress reports and project monitoring; Child Labor Education Initiative Grantees

Note:  For FY 2005, retention result includes all children enrolled in Education Initiative (EI) projects in FY 2001 and FY 2002, but not those who have completed the program.
  Completion results include children who were enrolled in FY 2001 EI projects prior to FY 2005. 


Performance Goal 06-3.3B (ILAB)
Improve living standards and conditions of work internationally

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of USDOL project beneficiaries who consider the project to have improved their conditions of work

base

63%

Y

base

62%

Y

83%

83%

Y

85%

80%

N

Percent of individuals whose economic situation has benefited from USDOL project assistance

base

39%

Y

base

39%

Y

43%

60%

Y

63%

Number of workers benefiting from compliance with national labor laws through improved inspections

 

 

 

 

 

 

base

3.78 million

Y

3.80 million

1.48 million

N

FY 2003-04:  Percent of workplaces exposed to USDOL project assistance that have implemented new measures to prevent workplace accidents and illnesses

 

 

 

base

10%

Y

base

73%

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment-related discrimination against persons living with HIV/AIDS

 

 

 

base

270

Y

300

459

Y

FY 2004:  Number of new countries where HIV/AIDS workplace education projects begin

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

7

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

HIV/AIDS risk behaviors among targeted workers

base

19,500

Y

19,750

FY 2003-04:  Number of workers participating in pension funds that are government regulated by project partner agencies

base

3.545 million

Y

base

no data

FY 2002:  Countries committed to undertake improvements in assuring compliance and implementation of core labor standards

7

41

Y

FY 2002:  Countries that commit with US/DOL assistance to make substantive improvements in raising income levels of working families

6

49

Y

Data Source(s):  OFR grantees and contractors


Performance Goal 05-4.1A (ETA)
Increase employment, retention, and earnings of individuals registered under the Workforce Investment Act Adult program.

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2001
Goal Achieved

PY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit

70%

74%

Y

71%

74%

Y

75%

77%

Y

76%

76%

Y

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit still employed in the second and third quarters after program exit

78%

79%

Y

80%

84%

Y

82%

85%

Y

85%

86%

Y

81%

82%

Y

Average earnings gain for those who are employed in the first quarter after program exit and still employed in the third quarter after program exit

$3361

$3555

Y

$3423

$2900

N

$3100

$3260

Y

$3300

$3746

Y

$3400

$4044

Y

PY 2004:  Average cost per participant

$2192

$2025

Y

Data Source(s):  Annual State WIA performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) and Unemployment Insurance Wage Records


Performance Goal 05-4.1B (ETA)
Improve the outcomes for job seekers and employers who receive One Stop employment and workforce information services.

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit

55%

63%

Y

58%

61%

Y

58%

64%

Y

61%

63%

Y

Percent of those employed in the first quarter after exit still employed in the second and third quarters after program exit

72%

80%

Y

72%

81%

Y

78%

80%

Y

Average earnings gain for participants employed in the first quarter after program exit and still employed in the second and third quarters after program exit

base

$1580

Y

PY 2004:  Average cost per participant

$52

$56

N

Data Source(s):  Annual State WIA performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) and Unemployment Insurance Wage Records

Notes:  In PY 2002-03, this goal included three additional indicators now under Performance Goal 05-4.1E.


Performance Goal 05-4.1C (ETA)
Increase the employment, retention, and earnings replacement of individuals registered under the Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Worker program

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2001
Goal Achieved

PY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit

73%

79%

Y

78%

82%

Y

78%

82%

Y

82%

84%

Y

83%

83%

Y

Percent of those employed in the first quarter after program exit still employed in the second and third quarters after program exit

83%

87%

Y

88%

90%

Y

88%

90%

Y

91%

91%

Y

89%

88%

N

Average percent of pre-separation earnings for participants employed in the first quarter after program exit and still employed in the third quarter after exit

91%

101%

Y

98%

90%

N

93%

91%

N

91%

93%

Y

92%

$461

PY 2004:  Average cost per participant

$3195

$3505

N

Data Source(s):  Annual State WIA performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) and Unemployment Insurance Wage Records

Note: Result for PY 2005 earnings indicator used new definition - Average earnings change for those employed in the first quarter after program exit and still employed in the third quarter after exit.


Performance Goal 05-4.1D (ETA)
Assist older workers to participate in a demand-driven economy through the Senior Community Service Employment Program

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit

55%

37%

N

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit still employed in the second and third quarters after program exit

65%

48%

N

Average earnings gain for participants employed in the first quarter after exit and still employed in the third quarter after exit

base

N

Data Source(s):  Annual State WIA performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS) and Unemployment Insurance Wage Records


Performance Goal 05-4.1E (ETA)
Increase accessibility of workforce information through the National Electronic Tools

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

PY 2001
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

PY 2003
Goal Achieved

PY 2004
Goal Substantially Achieved

PY 2005
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Page views on America’s Career InfoNet

base

61.4 million

Y

Site visits on O*NET

2.77 million

3.91 million

Y

3.87 million

7.0
million

Y

Page views on Career Voyages

base

7.9 million

Y

PY 2001-04:  Job openings listed with the public labor exchange (State Workforce Agencies and America’s Job Bank)

13.5 million

11.8 million

N

11.8 million

10.2 million

N

10.3 million

12.5 million

Y

12.994million

14.675 million

Y

PY 2003-04:  Number of job searches conducted by job seekers using America’s Job Bank

base

169 million

Y

170.788
million

138.567 million

N

PY 2003-04:  Number of resume searches conducted by employers from America’s Job Bank

base

8 million

Y

8.090
million

9.249 million

Y

PY 2004:  Percent of new requirements ratings for O*NET-SOC occupations

21%

22%

Y

PY 2004:  Percent of O*NET-SOC occupations for which updated data are released

21%

22%

Y

Data Source(s):  America’s Job Bank Service Center and quarterly state performance reports included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS).


Performance Goal 06-4.1A (ETA)
Address worker shortages through the Foreign Labor Certification Program

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of H-1B applications processed within seven days of the filing date for which no prevailing wage issues are identified

100%

100%

Y

100%

100%**

Y

Percent of employer applications for labor certification under the streamlined system that are resolved within six months of filing

base

57%

Y

60%

86%**

Y

Percent of accepted H-2A applications processed within 30 days of the date of need where there are no pending State actions

60%

97.5%**

Y

Percent of the H-2B applications processed within 60 days of receipt

90%

85%

N

90%

82%**

N

FY 2005:  The average cost for processing a new PERM application

base

$523

Y

Data Source(s):  Automated processing systems and fax/mail processing system


Performance Goal 06-4.1B (ETA)
Assist workers impacted by international trade to better compete in the global economy through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2002
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2003
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Not Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of participants employed in the first quarter after program exit

78%

66%

N

78%

62%

N

70%

63%

N

70%

70%

Y

70%

69%**

N

Percent of participants employed in first quarter after exit who are still employed in the second and third quarters after exit

88%

89%

Y

90%

86%

N

88%

89%

Y

89%

91%

Y

85%

90%**

Y

Percent of pre-separation earnings for  those still employed in the third quarter after program exit

90%

80%

N

90%

74%

N

90%

74%

N

80%

76%

N

80%

84%**

Y

FY 2005:  Average cost per training participant

$16,000

$10,635

Y

Data Source(s):  TAPR (Trade Act Participant Report) included in the Enterprise Information Management System (EIMS)


Performance Goal 06-4.2A (OASP)
Maximize regulatory flexibility and benefits and promote flexible workplace programs

*Indicator target reached (Y), substantially reached (S) or not reached (N)
**Estimated

FY 2004
Goal Not Achieved

FY 2005
Goal Achieved

FY 2006
Goal Achieved

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Target

Result

*

Percent of identified significant regulations that are reviewed

 

 

 

 

 

 

90%

92%

Y

FY 2005:  Criteria and timeline established for regulatory reviews

 

 

 

Y

Y

Y

 

 

 

FY 2004:  Seek input from the public as part of its decision-making process in determining which regulations or regulatory programs should be prioritized for review for their effects on small businesses and entities

Y

N

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

FY 2005:  Unit cost baseline established, and plan developed to identify practices that are not cost-effective

 

 

 

Develop Plan

N

Y

FY 2004:  Ensure that all new regulatory proposals identify monetary costs, benefits, and net benefits, and include a summary of this information in all Regulatory Impact Analyses performed by DOL agencies

17

17

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent of regulations identified for revision or withdrawal

 

 

 

 

 

 

85%

93%

Y

FY 2005:  Develop plan to review all significant regulations for maximum flexibility

Y

N

N

Develop Plan

Y

Y

 

 

 

Percent of small employers with access to health care benefit plans

base

Women’s Bureau - Flex-Options for Women Project
Best practices for, and models of, flexible workplace practices are identified and publicized.

 

 

 

Develop Studies

Y

Y

21

23

Y

Women’s Bureau - Flex-Options for Women Project
FY 2004:  Companies enlisted as corporate mentors

40

41

Y

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women’s Bureau - Flex-Options for Women Project
Women-owned businesses seeking to establish workplace flexibility policies or programs

80

77

S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Source(s):  DOL's Spring 2004 Regulatory Agenda - Initiatives supplied by DOL agencies to OASP.  Women's Bureau:  Best Practice intake forms

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