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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, 2013

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Number of Complaints Filed 669 632 776 696 713 161
Number of Complainants 635 591 714 649 679 160
Repeat Filers 32 35 42 43 32 1
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 267 227 251 304 309 68
Color 96 60 75 96 89 20
Religion 29 20 26 28 34 6
Reprisal 292 276 370 330 313 59
Sex 294 287 326 306 328 75
PDA N/A N/A N/A 7 0 1
National Origin 32 18 27 22 26 5
Equal Pay Act 1 1 0 0 0 0
Age 221 196 229 219 278 50
Disability 284 270 294 299 240 53
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 5 2
Non-EEO 9 8 10 3 2 1
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 19 14 10 8 14 8
Assignment of Duties 48 49 51 72 64 16
Awards 0 1 0 0 1 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 1 1 2 2 1
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 6 0 2 4 3 0
    Reprimand 84 65 78 79 91 14
    Suspension 74 71 85 85 107 22
    Removal 38 50 57 82 82 13
    Other 46 23 41 51 75 9
Duty Hours 49 52 49 57 75 10
Evaluation/Appraisal 4 9 5 6 7 0
Examination/Test 1 4 0 1 3 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 143 160 210 227 205 31
    Sexual 16 21 27 10 14 6
Medical Examination 1 7 1 2 4 3
Pay (Including Overtime) 70 51 64 90 89 20
Promotion/Non-Selection 20 28 18 31 34 8
Reassignment
           
    Denied 15 18 22 28 35 7
    Directed 11 16 10 31 54 0
Reasonable Accommodation 76 64 80 88 94 16
Reinstatement 2 1 4 2 3 1
Retirement 6 2 4 6 5 1
Termination 68 41 42 32 43 19
Terms/Conditions of Employment 222 237 227 222 166 43
Time and Attendance 61 102 13 102 104 20
Training 12 6 13 21 13 3
Other 23 20 38 34 29 8
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 113.22 119.69 105.43 105.71 132.60 130.60
    Average number of days in final action stage 67.64 77.14 107.35 31.86 40.40 39.15
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 112.45 119.98 106.56 106.05 134.33 130.44
    Average number of days in final action stage 7.24 8.82 9.94 13.02 16.45 21.08
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 113.74 119.47 104.66 105.08 128.73 132.14
    Average number of days in final action stage 124.70 136.43 186.30 55.58 36.07 41.11
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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)
284 274 375 205 199 35
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 34.97 37.56 34.30 32.27 29.57 23.14
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 44 41 56 49 55 5
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 3   8   4   10   6   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 3 100 8 100 4 100 10 100 6 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 3   8   4   10   6   1  
Race 1 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 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 6 75 1 25 6 60 2 33.3 0 0
Sex 1 33.3 2 25 1 25 2 20 2 33.3 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 1 33.3 2 25 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 2 66.6 0 0 1 25 3 30 2 33.3 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 after a hearing                        
Race 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 6 100 1 100 6 100 2 100 0 0
Sex 1 100 2 100 1 100 2 100 2 100 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 1 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 2 100 0 0 1 100 3 100 2 100 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 12/31/2013
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
3   8   4   10   6   1  
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 3 37.5 0 0 2 20 1 16.7 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 3 30 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 1 12.5 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 4 40 2 33.3 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 2 33.3 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 33.3 0 0 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 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 3 37.5 1 25 2 20 0 0 1 100
Time and Attendance 1 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0
Findings after 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 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 1 100 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 4 100 2 100 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 3 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Training 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 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
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 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 570 575 704 555 621 665
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 641 505 552 591
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 1 1 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 3 0 34
    Hearing 209 213 275 235 280 456
    Final Action 3 5 2 0 2 23
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 112 128 113 142 176 170
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 2 2 0 0 3 7