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Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted Pursuant to the No Fear Act: HHS (and below)

Posted Pursuant to Title III of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2002 (No Fear Act), Pub. L. 107-174

For 1st Quarter 2019 for period ending December 31, 2018

  1. Complaints Activities
  2. Complaints by Basis
  3. Complaints by Issue
  4. Processing Time
  5. Complaints Dismissed by Agency / Withdrawn by Complainants
  6. Total Final Agency Action Finding Discrimination
  7. Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis
  8. Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue
  9. Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status
  10. Complaints Investigations

For 1st Quarter 2019 for period ending December 31, 2018

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Complaint Activity

Complaint Activity Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Number of Complaints Filed 397 430 502 491 452 103
Number of Complainants 393 416 487 476 437 103
Repeat Filers 4 14 15 14 14 0


Complaints by Basis

Complaints by Basis Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Race 171 204 235 228 204 47
Color 60 64 82 82 74 16
Religion 23 27 42 35 42 7
Reprisal 218 224 286 275 264 53
Sex 175 171 199 209 204 51
PDA 4 4 4 4 2 0
National Origin 61 77 99 85 74 20
Equal Pay Act 15 18 25 22 23 3
Age 129 147 177 149 127 41
Disability 126 138 161 169 164 42
Genetics 2 2 3 2 0 0
Non-EEO 19 35 20 24 19 5


Complaints by Issue

Complaints by Issue Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Appointment/Hire 23 31 46 23 29 7
Assignment of Duties 99 82 111 126 98 29
Awards 11 11 9 14 12 4
Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status 0 3 2 0 0 1
Disciplinary Action
 Demotion 6 4 8 4 7 2
 Reprimand 41 45 58 35 33 7
 Suspension 27 19 26 25 19 7
 Removal 10 18 17 15 21 5
 Other 0 0 23 11 9 1
 Duty Hours 24 16 18 24 28 3
 Perf. Eval./ Appraisal 96 101 117 131 84 16
 Examination/Test 0 1 1 1 0 1
Harassment
 Non-Sexual 218 240 258 281 260 55
 Sexual 17 17 15 19 20 5
 Medical Examination 7 2 5 4 7 0
 Pay including overtime 13 9 29 25 23 7
 Promotion/Non-Selection 66 62 85 66 59 19
Reassignment
 Denied 19 12 25 15 15 3
 Directed 24 20 36 17 26 7
 Reasonable Accommodation Disability 62 63 69 78 74 20
 Reinstatement 0 0 3 0 2 1
 Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 1 3 1
 Retirement 5 3 6 1 3 2
 Sex-Stereotyping 0 0 1 0 1 0
 Telework 0 0 34 28 29 5
 Termination 41 38 50 49 26 8
 Terms/Conditions of Employment 77 48 64 55 37 17
 Time and Attendance 62 53 51 64 43 15
 Training 18 27 30 36 32 7
Other
 User Defined - Other 1 0 0 2 1 1 0
 User Defined - Other 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
 User Defined - Other 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 User Defined - Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0


Processing Time



Processing Time
Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Complaints pending during fiscal year
  Average number of days in investigation 214.70 227.88 206.62 189.89 203.20 185.78
  Average number of days in final action 114.62 173.09 121.31 154.29 107.57 113.24
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was requested
  Average number of days in investigation 222.27 225.84 219.17 200.71 215.27 183.48
  Average number of days in final action 71.41 153.41 79.39 59.76 71.03 89.50
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was not requested
  Average number of days in investigation 202.09 233.28 178.77 176.07 188.87 188.45
  Average number of days in final action 149.73 180.93 127.62 201.52 127.59 127.87


Complaints Dismissed by Agency

Complaints Dismissed by Agency Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency 29 61 45 42 21 4
Average days pending prior to dismissal 51 118 109 77 68 47
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants
Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 26 48 46 36 31 8


Total Final Action Finding Discrimination



Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination
Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 1   3   6   5   3   0  
Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 5 83 4 80 3 100 0 0
With Hearing 1 100 3 100 1 17 1 20 0 0 0 0


Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 3   2   2   4   3   0  
Race 0 0 0 0 1 50 1 25 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Reprisal 2 67 2 100 0 0 1 25 2 67 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 33 0 0 1 50 2 50 0 0 0 0
Genetics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Findings After Hearing 1   2   1   1   0   0  
Race 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Genetics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Findings Without Hearing 2   0   1   3   3   0  
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Reprisal 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 67 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 50 0 0 1 100 2 67 0 0 0 0
Genetics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue



Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue
Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 3   2   2   4   3   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 33 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action
Demotion 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprimand 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./ Appraisal 1 33 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
Non-Sexual 1 33 2 100 0 0 2 50 3 100 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay including overtime 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment
Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 1 50 1 50 2 50 0 0 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other - User Define
User Defined - Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Findings After Hearing 1   2   1   1   0   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action
Demotion 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprimand 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./ Appraisal 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
Non-Sexual 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay including overtime 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment
Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other - User Define
User Defined - Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Findings Without Hearing 2   0   1   3   3   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action
Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./ Appraisal 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
Non-Sexual 1 50 0 0 0 0 1 33 3 100 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay including overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment
Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 0 0 1 100 2 67 0 0 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other - User Define
User Defined - Other 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
User Defined - Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status

Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 317 380 404 457 501 811
Total Complainants 297 360 384 434 467 752
Number complaints pending
Investigation 20 23 10 18 22 167
ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 6 1 0 5 13
Hearing 251 317 354 401 444 548
Final Agency Action 45 26 41 39 35 73
Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 56 53 130 154 182 183


Complaints Investigations



Complaint Investigations
Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2019
Thru
12-31
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Pending Complaints Where Investigations Exceed Required Time Frames 54 35 28 29 39 48
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Content last reviewed on March 12, 2019