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Appendix 1

Appendix 1

HHS 2012 No FEAR Act Annual Report Summary of 
Federal Court Cases

  1. The number of Federal Court cases pending or resolved arising under each of the respective provisions of law covered by 5 C.F.R. Part 724.302 (a)(1)
    1. Total Cases Pending: 19
    2. Total Cases Resolved: 11
      • Dismissed in Favor of Department: 8
      • Settled in Favor of Complainants: 3
  2. The amount of money required to be reimbursed by such agency under section 201 in connection with each of such cases, separately identifying the aggregate amount of such reimbursements attributable to the payment of attorney's fees, if any. Three cases include:
    1. $60,000 (Title VII/Rehab. Act)
    2. $250,000 (Title VII/Rehab. Act)
    3. $455,000 (Title VII/WPA)
  3. Total Reimbursement to the Judgment Fund: $765,000
  4. Attorney Fees (separately designated): $528,000
  5. The number of employees disciplined for discrimination, retaliation, harassment, or any other provision of the law referred to in Paragraph (1): 0
  6. There were no disciplinary actions taken against any employee in connection with the Federal Court cases during FY 2012.
  7. The number of employees disciplined as a result of violating Departmental policy: 0
  8. HHS issued no letters of reprimand, removal, or suspension.

Return to HHS FY 2012 Equal Employment Opportunity Report