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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: March 31, 2014

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Number of Complaints Filed 424 454 672 559 513 256
Number of Complainants 396 429 626 538 487 249
Repeat Filers 24 21 32 24 24 6
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Race 208 235 266 270 262 115
Color 45 85 101 100 94 44
Religion 12 18 23 29 21 9
Reprisal 209 218 336 301 241 127
Sex 162 200 258 243 225 116
PDA N/A N/A N/A 10 3 0
National Origin 19 18 43 44 28 22
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 1 0
Age 112 145 202 179 166 100
Disability 186 193 268 236 166 95
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 8 3
Non-EEO 14 5 15 3 1 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Appointment/Hire 7 7 5 8 7 6
Assignment of Duties 41 36 39 58 45 12
Awards 6 1 0 2 0 1
Conversion to Full Time 1 0 0 3 2 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 1 2 3 2 5 0
    Reprimand 49 51 78 73 66 34
    Suspension 35 61 61 52 60 32
    Removal 35 61 69 55 49 11
    Other 19 27 28 37 35 17
Duty Hours 39 35 54 72 45 21
Evaluation/Appraisal 4 4 5 4 5 1
Examination/Test 3 5 2 2 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 128 131 169 166 151 70
    Sexual 14 15 16 13 14 9
Medical Examination 2 3 4 5 2 2
Pay (Including Overtime) 46 30 62 78 61 29
Promotion/Non-Selection 11 15 15 21 25 12
Reassignment
           
    Denied 15 7 10 16 17 7
    Directed 13 7 11 13 8 6
Reasonable Accommodation 59 61 107 88 55 38
Reinstatement 0 2 3 3 1 0
Retirement 2 2 5 7 4 2
Termination 14 12 16 23 33 26
Terms/Conditions of Employment 72 134 151 144 153 83
Time and Attendance 75 78 120 115 99 44
Training 6 11 12 12 10 2
Other 7 25 28 31 32 13
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 118.78 127.75 114.54 118.10 134.56 137.23
    Average number of days in final action stage 115.92 93.43 131.66 32.55 35.75 44.94
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 118.06 128.06 113.65 119.81 136.24 142.94
    Average number of days in final action stage 10.51 22.05 22.75 8.75 13.31 45.64
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 119.32 127.51 115.14 114.26 129.14 127.25
    Average number of days in final action stage 196.28 189.85 226.12 72.39 30.16 30.54
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
204 188 324 202 160 98
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 44.84 33.49 36.11 38.92 36.15 30.92
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 32 24 38 24 18 15
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 6   12   15   6   6   7  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 6 100 12 100 15 100 6 100 6 100 7 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
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 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 6   12   15   6   6   7  
Race 0 0 6 50 1 6.7 0 0 2 33.3 2 28.6
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 5 83.3 6 50 3 20 2 33.3 5 83.3 3 42.9
Sex 0 0 2 16.6 9 60 1 16.7 0 0 4 57.1
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 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 16.7 3 25 4 26.7 5 83.3 0 0 1 14.3
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 0 0 6 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 5 100 6 100 3 100 2 100 5 100 3 100
Sex 0 0 2 100 9 100 1 100 0 0 4 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 100 3 100 4 100 5 100 0 0 1 100
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 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
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 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings
6   12   15   6   6   7  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 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 1 16.7 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.3
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 1 16.6 0 0
    Removal 1 16.7 2 16.6 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 1 14.3
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 1 14.3
Duty Hours 0 0 2 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 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 2 33.3 3 25 1 6.7 0 0 1 16.6 2 28.6
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 28.6
Medical Examination 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 3 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 2 28.6
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 2 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 33.3 2 16.6 2 13.3 3 50 0 0 1 14.3
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
Termination 0 0 0 0 1 6.7 0 0 0 0 1 14.3
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 3 25 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 16.7 1 8.3 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0
Training 0 0 2 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 2 16.6 8 53.3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
    Removal 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
Duty Hours 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 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 2 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 2 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100
Medical Examination 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 100 2 100 2 100 3 100 0 0 1 100
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
Termination 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Training 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 2 100 8 100 0 0 0 0 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
Evaluation/Appraisal 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
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
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
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 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 448 430 643 487 481 514
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 558 440 433 457
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 2 5 0 4 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Hearing 210 204 257 170 190 327
    Final Action 1 6 2 1 12 10
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 106 129 149 213 187 192
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 03/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 1 1 0 3 6 2