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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, 2017

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Number of Complaints Filed 513 527 491 482 542 136
Number of Complainants 487 498 462 453 507 134
Repeat Filers 24 26 27 27 32 2
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Race 262 245 235 217 260 62
Color 94 96 105 94 113 31
Religion 21 30 20 22 23 7
Reprisal 241 265 233 218 245 61
Sex 225 235 220 209 240 63
PDA 3 1 3 4 2 4
National Origin 28 43 36 39 60 9
Equal Pay Act 1 0 0 1 1 0
Age 166 201 160 160 174 44
Disability 166 202 190 177 202 61
Genetic Information 8 7 3 11 12 2
Non-EEO 1 2 3 0 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Appointment/Hire 7 7 14 7 7 1
Assignment of Duties 45 25 33 31 32 6
Awards 0 0 0 2 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 2 0 5 0 1 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 5 0 0 2 2 0
    Reprimand 66 72 64 49 50 8
    Suspension 60 56 61 52 48 7
    Removal 49 40 44 43 47 8
    Other (Emergency Placement) 35 33 35 40 61 15
Duty Hours 45 36 31 54 35 14
Examination/Test 1 0 1 1 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 151 151 121 103 167 46
    Sexual 14 16 13 17 26 4
Medical Examination 2 3 1 4 5 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 61 61 75 64 92 21
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 5 1 4 3 3 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 25 33 24 24 32 8
Reassignment
           
    Denied 17 12 4 9 8 3
    Directed 8 14 10 3 4 1
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 55 80 72 65 74 26
Reinstatement 1 1 4 0 1 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 4 0
Retirement 4 2 3 2 2 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A 9 3
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 33 44 33 30 35 8
Terms/Conditions of Employment 153 165 167 170 174 46
Time and Attendance 99 95 84 91 97 14
Training 10 7 7 9 10 2
Other 32 25 40 15 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 134.56 132.36 114.00 111.50 123.10 134.73
    Average number of days in final action stage 35.75 49.87 25.44 26.34 24.96 22.26
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 136.24 136.71 117.51 114.35 127.44 135.05
    Average number of days in final action stage 13.31 47.41 18.70 22.14 18.33 16.35
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 129.14 123.97 107.64 107.52 117.47 134.49
    Average number of days in final action stage 30.16 31.12 34.47 31.67 31.40 27.53
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
160 172 118 145 137 34
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 36.15 26.18 29.94 24.67 26.08 25.88
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 18 37 23 18 23 5
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Total number of findings 6   10   3   7   9   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 6 100 10 100 3 100 7 100 9 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 6   10   3   7   9   1  
Race 2 33.3 2 20 1 33 2 29 3 33 0 0
Color 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0 1 11 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0
Reprisal 5 83.3 4 40 2 67 3 43 4 44 0 0
Sex 0 0 4 40 1 33 0 0 4 44 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 1 11 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 1 11 0 0
Disability 0 0 3 30 1 33 3 43 3 33 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 2 100 2 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 0 0
Color 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 5 100 4 100 2 100 3 100 4 100 0 0
Sex 0 0 4 100 1 100 0 0 4 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0
Disability 0 0 3 100 1 100 3 100 3 100 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 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
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Total number of findings
6   10   3   7   9   1  
Appointment/Hire 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 1 33 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 2 20 0 0 1 14 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Removal 0 0 1 10 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 16.6 1 10 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 1 11 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 16.6 3 30 1 33 2 29 1 11 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 2 20 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 2 67 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 20 0 0 2 29 3 33 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 2 20 1 33 3 43 3 33 1 100
Reinstatement 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 1 11 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 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 16.6 0 0 1 33 1 14 1 11 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Removal 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 1 100 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 0 0 2 100 3 100 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 2 100 1 100 3 100 3 100 1 100
Reinstatement 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 1 100 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 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 (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 N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 481 521 293 316 344 557
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 433 465 266 282 313 502
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 0 0 0 50
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 26
    Hearing 190 235 288 314 338 458
    Final Action 12 5 5 2 5 17
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 187 142 1 0 65 65
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 6 0 0 0 0 0
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