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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, 2021

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Number of Complaints Filed 4127 4028 4095 3647 3268 3007
Number of Complainants 3884 3807 3888 3540 3106 2848
Repeat Filers 226 205 190 95 144 141
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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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 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Race 1856 1741 1812 1711 1522 1357
Color 729 704 772 749 785 718
Religion 177 187 179 326 256 223
Reprisal 1926 1915 2060 1886 1779 1629
Sex 1836 1837 2026 1775 1574 1389
PDA 45 35 53 56 46 61
National Origin 482 539 503 596 481 430
Equal Pay Act 6 2 4 49 35 10
Age 1436 1355 1452 1143 1003 873
Disability 1429 1408 1563 1392 1288 1189
Genetic Information 55 58 60 79 66 49
Non-EEO 4 5 2 1 1 1
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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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 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Appointment/Hire 49 45 59 64 43 49
Assignment of Duties 267 284 213 254 273 240
Awards 13 10 9 14 7 6
Conversion to Full Time 11 13 17 21 10 18
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 17 13 7 16 15 15
    Reprimand 444 434 406 351 323 298
    Suspension 438 383 402 374 336 275
    Removal 391 354 432 416 354 302
    Other (Emergency Placement) 256 301 379 358 367 297
Duty Hours 416 333 371 365 369 369
Examination/Test 8 2 1 5 4 2
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1073 1219 1457 1468 1393 1237
    Sexual 113 149 134 118 124 101
Medical Examination 40 26 13 18 49 51
Pay (Including Overtime) 626 632 602 613 490 526
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 38 29 20 19 17 16
Promotion/Non-Selection 253 266 231 230 209 102
Reassignment
           
    Denied 84 72 99 84 81 74
    Directed 70 42 97 102 100 92
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 490 503 620 515 522 480
Reinstatement 7 8 9 5 5 7
Religious Accommodation N/A 20 18 24 14 22
Retirement 19 13 17 6 8 6
Sex-Stereotyping N/A 60 66 72 62 82
Telework N/A 0 1 2 5 2
Termination 314 291 245 267 221 277
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1361 1133 1160 802 663 670
Time and Attendance 576 549 594 517 530 641
Training 76 90 94 92 75 65
Other 74 0 0 0 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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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 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 109.66 123.98 128.24 138.97 123.97 112.81
    Average number of days in final action stage 25.75 26.83 25.62 22.20 20.38 20.96
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 111.47 128.47 129.94 142.79 125.53 114.88
    Average number of days in final action stage 20.22 17.99 20.28 15.35 15.13 17.52
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 106.85 118.35 123.23 134.07 122.32 109.57
    Average number of days in final action stage 32.18 34.12 32.00 32.48 28.78 27.09
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
1110 1070 1038 906 1039 989
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 23.67 25.80 22.37 24.17 38.01 39.86
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 208 201 244 244 202 178
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
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Total number of findings 17   26   20   18   20   24  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0
Total with a hearing 17 100 26 100 20 100 18 100 19 95 24 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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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
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Total number of findings 17   26   20   18   20   24  
Race 3 18 6 23 2 10 6 33 2 10 3 13
Color 1 6 3 12 0 0 2 11 0 0 3 13
Religion 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 2 8
Reprisal 7 41 12 46 12 60 9 50 7 35 10 42
Sex 3 18 5 19 2 10 4 22 6 30 6 25
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 4
National Origin 0 0 3 12 1 5 1 6 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 2 8 3 15 1 6 2 10 1 4
Disability 8 47 12 46 13 65 2 11 8 40 13 54
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 3 100 6 100 2 100 6 100 2 100 3 100
Color 1 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 3 100
Religion 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100
Reprisal 7 100 12 100 12 100 9 100 7 100 10 100
Sex 3 100 5 100 2 100 4 100 6 100 6 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
National Origin 0 0 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 2 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 1 100
Disability 8 100 12 100 13 100 2 100 7 86 13 100
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 2021
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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 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
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Total number of findings
17   26   20   18   20   24  
Appointment/Hire 1 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 6 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 0 2 8
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 2 12 1 4 3 15 2 11 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 4 15 3 15 1 6 0 0 0 0
    Removal 2 12 0 0 2 10 2 11 0 0 1 4
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 6 2 8 2 10 2 11 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 4 2 10 0 0 1 5 1 4
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 6 35 6 23 9 45 8 44 4 20 7 29
    Sexual 0 0 1 4 1 5 2 11 3 15 5 21
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 2 10 3 13
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 6 2 10 1 4
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 12 3 12 0 0 2 11 3 15 2 8
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 5 29 7 27 10 50 2 11 7 35 10 42
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 1 4 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 2 8 2 10 2 11 0 0 2 8
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 18 2 8 2 10 0 0 0 0 1 4
Time and Attendance 1 6 3 12 3 15 0 0 1 5 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 1 5 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 2 100
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 2 100 1 100 3 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 4 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 2 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 6 100 6 100 9 100 8 100 4 100 7 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 5 100
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 50 3 100
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 2 100 1 100
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 3 100 2 100
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 5 100 7 100 10 100 2 100 7 100 10 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 2 100
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Time and Attendance 1 100 3 100 3 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Other 0 0 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 1 50 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 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A 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 2021
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 2558 3010 2715 2248 1695 1333
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 2226 2657 2411 2006 1559 1223
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 2 32 32 36 36 33
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 0 1 1 1 0
    Hearing 2540 2905 2583 2104 1569 1217
    Final Action 16 37 45 41 48 40
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 2 340 343 344 345 347
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2021
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 1 0 0 0