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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

  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 Complaints Dismissed by Agency / Withdrawn by Complainants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 the 3rd Quarter 2016 period ending June 30, 2016

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Complaint Activity

Complaint Activity Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Number of Complaints Filed 431 414 404 398 430 365
Number of Complainants 412 404 390 394 416 357
Repeat Filers 16 10 14 4 14 8

 

 

Complaints by Basis

Complaints by Basis Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Race 202 173 198 173 206 166
Color 67 68 80 60 65 59
Religion 30 36 33 23 27 30
Reprisal 221 242 237 218 225 214
Sex 189 169 187 176 171 147
PDA 0 1 3 4 4 4
National Origin 74 67 76 61 77 70
Equal Pay Act 14 11 30 15 18 16
Age 164 132 151 129 147 132
Disability 105 118 126 127 138 125
Genetics 2 0 1 2 2 1
Non-EEO 16 13 18 19 25 11

 

Complaints by Issue

Complaints by Issue Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Appointment/Hire 34 26 30 23 32 36
Assignment of Duties 87 103 102 100 82 82
Awards 15 11 20 11 11 9
Conversion to Full-time 1 2 0 0 3 2
Disciplinary Action
  Demotion 3 5 6 6 4 5
  Reprimand 46 44 28 41 45 43
  Suspension 20 20 27 27 19 18
  Removal 14 17 17 10 18 11
  Other 17 18 19 30 14 25
Duty Hours 20 18 16 24 16 10
Perf. Eval./ Appraisal 106 94 98 96 102 96
Examination/Test 0 0 3 0 1 1
Harassment
  Non-Sexual 194 208 202 216 240 173
  Sexual 17 11 22 17 17 10
Medical Examination 5 6 4 7 2 2
Pay including overtime 15 19 26 13 9 23
Promotion/Non-Selection 73 74 90 66 62 61
Reassignment
  Denied 17 16 12 19 12 18
  Directed 29 21 26 24 20 30
Reasonable Accommodation
Disability
40 43 58 62 63 54
Reinstatement 0 1 2 0 0 1
Religious Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 1 5 6 5 4 5
Sex-Stereotyping 0 0 0 0 1 1
Telework 0 0 0 0 8 27
Termination 44 36 30 41 38 34
Terms/Conditions of Employment 47 54 64 76 49 48
Time and Attendance 48 46 58 61 54 35
Training 25 29 27 18 27 25
Other
  User Defined - Other 1 7 3 6 5 3 2
  User Defined - Other 2 1 1 0 1 2 0
  User Defined - Other 3 0 0 0 0 1 0
  User Defined - Other 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Processing Time

Processing Time Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Complaints pending during fiscal year
  Average number of days in investigation 166.39 161.76 175.09 214.70 227.51 215.03
  Average number of days in final action 58.42 80.50 82.16 114.62 173.09 100.49
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was requested
  Average number of days in investigation 173.07 168.74 174.97 222.27 226.26 235.24
  Average number of days in final action 32.36 84.40 63.07 71.41 153.41 68.22
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was not requested
  Average number of days in investigation 152.27 149.31 175.78 202.09 232.33 189.29
  Average number of days in final action 79.51 80.75 97.83 149.73 180.93 110.89

 

 

Complaints Dismissed by Agency

Complaints Dismissed by Agency Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency 100 94 64 30 61 32
Average days pending prior to dismissal 74 61 68 56 118 146

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 24 34 30 26 48 35

 

Total Final Action Finding Discrimination

Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 7   9   6   9   7   3  
  Without Hearing 6 86 4 44 3 50 8 89 4 57 3 100
  With Hearing 1 14 5 56 3 50 1 11 3 43 0 0

 

 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 2   3   4   3   2   0  
  Race 1 50 1 33 2 50 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 0 0 3 100 1 25 2 67 2 100 0 0
  Sex 2 100 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
  PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  National Origin 0 0 1 33 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 0 0 1 33 2 50 1 33 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 0   2   2   1   2   0  
  Race 0 0 1 50 0 0 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 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 100 2 100 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 1 50 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 0 0 0 0 1 50 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   1   2   2   0   0  
  Race 1 50 0 0 2 100 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 0 0 1 100 1 50 1 50 0 0 0 0
  Sex 2 100 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 0 0 1 100 1 50 1 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 of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 2   3   4   3   2   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 2 100 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full-time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action
  Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0
  Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 50 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
  Non-Sexual 1 50 1 33 2 50 1 33 2 100 0 0
  Sexual 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay including overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 33 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 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 2 50 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 1 50 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 Defined
  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 0   2   2   1   2   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full-time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action
  Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
  Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
  Non-Sexual 0 0 1 50 1 50 0 0 2 100 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 1 50 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 50 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 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 1 50 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 Defined
  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   1   2   2   0   0  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full-time 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 1 50 1 50 0 0 0 0
  Sexual 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 1 50 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 1 100 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 1 50 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 1 50 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 Defined
  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 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 189 202 200 308 376 487
Total Complainants 165 180 180 286 356 466
Number complaints pending
  Investigation 2 8 3 18 23 19
  ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 1 5 4
  Hearing 172 178 177 246 312 393
  Final Agency Action 15 20 28 44 26 60
  Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 27 34 50 58 53 63

 

 

Complaints Investigations

Complaint Investigations Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data 2016
Thru
06-30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Pending Complaints Where Investigations Exceed Required Time Frames 7 12 13 49 32 27

 

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Content last reviewed on August 19, 2016