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Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted Pursuant to Title III of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination
and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act), Public Law 107-174

Last Updated: December 31, 2015

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Number of Complaints Filed 672 559 513 527 491 122
Number of Complainants 626 538 487 498 462 122
Repeat Filers 32 24 24 26 27 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Race 266 270 262 245 235 53
Color 101 100 94 96 105 28
Religion 23 29 21 30 20 4
Reprisal 336 301 241 265 233 60
Sex 258 243 225 235 220 59
PDA N/A 10 3 1 3 0
National Origin 43 44 28 43 36 7
Equal Pay Act 0 0 1 0 0 0
Age 202 179 166 201 160 39
Disability 268 236 166 202 190 40
Genetic Information 0 0 8 7 3 2
Non-EEO 15 3 1 2 3 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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12/31/2015
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Appointment/Hire 5 8 7 7 14 1
Assignment of Duties 39 58 45 25 33 9
Awards 0 2 0 0 0 1
Conversion to Full Time 0 3 2 0 5 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 3 2 5 0 0 1
    Reprimand 78 73 66 72 64 12
    Suspension 61 52 60 56 61 9
    Removal 69 55 49 40 44 11
    Other 28 37 35 33 35 13
Duty Hours 54 72 45 36 31 15
Examination/Test 2 2 1 0 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 169 166 151 151 121 15
    Sexual 16 13 14 16 13 5
Medical Examination 4 5 2 3 1 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 62 78 61 61 75 14
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 5 4 5 1 4 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 15 21 25 33 24 8
Reassignment
           
    Denied 10 16 17 12 4 3
    Directed 11 13 8 14 10 2
Reasonable Accommodation 107 88 55 80 72 16
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 3 3 1 1 4 0
Retirement 5 7 4 2 3 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 16 23 33 44 33 5
Terms/Conditions of Employment 151 144 153 165 167 53
Time and Attendance 120 115 99 95 84 24
Training 12 12 10 7 7 4
Other 28 31 32 25 40 3
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 114.54 118.10 134.56 132.36 114.00 113.39
    Average number of days in final action stage 131.66 32.55 35.75 49.87 25.44 28.76
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year where a hearing was requested (1614.704(f)(3))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 113.65 119.81 136.24 136.71 117.51 117.24
    Average number of days in final action stage 22.75 8.75 13.31 47.41 18.70 23.86
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year where a hearing was not requested (1614.704(f)(2))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 115.14 114.26 129.14 123.97 107.64 110.39
    Average number of days in final action stage 226.12 72.39 30.16 31.12 34.47 32.88
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
324 202 160 172 118 38
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 36.11 38.92 36.15 26.18 29.94 28.00
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 38 24 18 37 23 8
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings 15   6   6   10   3   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 15 100 6 100 6 100 10 100 3 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings 15   6   6   10   3   1  
Race 1 6.7 0 0 2 33.3 2 20 1 33 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 20 2 33.3 5 83.3 4 40 2 67 1 100
Sex 9 60 1 16.7 0 0 4 40 1 33 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 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 4 26.7 5 83.3 0 0 3 30 1 33 0 0
Genetic Information 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 a hearing                        
Race 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 100 2 100 5 100 4 100 2 100 1 100
Sex 9 100 1 100 0 0 4 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 4 100 5 100 0 0 3 100 1 100 0 0
Genetic Information 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 a hearing                        
Race 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Genetic Information 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 (29 CFR 1614.704 (k))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints and findings.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings
15   6   6   10   3   1  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 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 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 16.7 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 1 10 1 33 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 1 10 1 33 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 6.7 0 0 1 16.6 3 30 1 33 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 3 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 67 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 2 20 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 2 13.3 3 50 0 0 2 20 1 33 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 1 6.7 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 8 53.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 100 0 0 1 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 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 2 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 8 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Findings without a hearing                        
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 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
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status (29 CFR 1614.704(l))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 643 487 481 521 293 524
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 558 440 433 465 266 466
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 4 0 0 0 14
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 3 0 0 0 21
    Hearing 257 170 190 235 288 459
    Final Action 2 1 12 5 5 22
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 149 213 187 142 1 1
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 3 6 0 0 0