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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: September 30, 2020

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Number of Complaints Filed 491 482 542 571 487 475
Number of Complainants 462 453 507 546 470 447
Repeat Filers 27 27 32 21 15 27
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Race 235 217 260 242 244 210
Color 105 94 113 107 94 106
Religion 20 22 23 26 53 37
Reprisal 233 218 245 286 234 256
Sex 220 209 240 291 223 228
PDA 3 4 2 5 6 8
National Origin 36 39 60 38 71 55
Equal Pay Act 0 1 1 1 13 16
Age 160 160 174 190 129 135
Disability 190 177 202 250 212 202
Genetic Information 3 11 12 10 18 3
Non-EEO 3 0 0 0 0 1
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Appointment/Hire 14 7 7 5 15 10
Assignment of Duties 33 31 32 29 46 46
Awards 0 2 0 1 1 0
Conversion to Full Time 5 0 1 4 2 1
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 0 2 2 0 2 2
    Reprimand 64 49 50 55 57 43
    Suspension 61 52 48 46 42 40
    Removal 44 43 47 40 51 53
    Other (Emergency Placement) 35 40 61 65 55 63
Duty Hours 31 54 35 68 58 37
Examination/Test 1 1 0 0 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 121 103 167 217 211 196
    Sexual 13 17 26 25 14 18
Medical Examination 1 4 5 1 0 3
Pay (Including Overtime) 75 64 92 93 85 69
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 4 3 3 0 0 2
Promotion/Non-Selection 24 24 32 24 28 30
Reassignment
           
    Denied 4 9 8 13 9 10
    Directed 10 3 4 13 21 17
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 72 65 74 113 93 102
Reinstatement 4 0 1 1 2 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 4 1 4 4
Retirement 3 2 2 2 0 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 9 16 8 8
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 33 30 35 41 29 20
Terms/Conditions of Employment 167 170 174 182 139 111
Time and Attendance 84 91 97 92 75 83
Training 7 9 10 18 19 12
Other 40 15 0 0 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 114.00 111.50 123.10 129.04 133.85 129.19
    Average number of days in final action stage 25.44 26.34 24.96 22.39 20.84 17.96
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 117.51 114.35 127.44 132.99 136.93 129.49
    Average number of days in final action stage 18.70 22.14 18.33 17.40 13.98 12.81
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 107.64 107.52 117.47 123.59 128.61 129.52
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.47 31.67 31.40 29.04 29.46 25.87
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
118 145 137 140 88 150
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 29.94 24.67 26.08 24.13 24.22 32.59
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 23 18 23 29 23 26
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Total number of findings 3   7   9   5   1   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 3 100 7 100 9 100 5 100 1 100 2 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.
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Total number of findings 3   7   9   5   1   2  
Race 1 33 2 29 3 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 1 33 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 2 67 3 43 4 44 2 40 0 0 0 0
Sex 1 33 0 0 4 44 0 0 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 11 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 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 33 3 43 3 33 4 80 0 0 1 50
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 2 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 2 100 3 100 4 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Sex 1 100 0 0 4 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 100 3 100 3 100 4 100 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 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
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Total number of findings
3   7   9   5   1   2  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 33 0 0 0 0 2 40 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 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 33 0 0 1 11 2 40 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 33 2 29 1 11 1 20 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 1 100 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 2 67 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 2 29 3 33 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 1 20 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 33 3 43 3 33 4 80 0 0 2 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 11 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 33 1 14 1 11 1 20 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 100 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 2 100 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 2 100 3 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 100 3 100 3 100 4 100 0 0 2 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 100 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 100 0 0 0 0 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 (Emergency Placement) 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 Disability 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
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 293 316 344 280 253 227
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 266 282 313 261 235 216
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 0 0 0 2
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 1
    Hearing 288 314 338 271 245 213
    Final Action 5 2 5 7 6 10
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1 0 65 66 66 66
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 0 0 0 0