Eastern Area
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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, 2016

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Number of Complaints Filed 696 713 614 566 592 157
Number of Complainants 649 679 587 540 565 157
Repeat Filers 43 32 24 24 26 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Race 304 309 259 211 238 70
Color 96 89 96 81 94 26
Religion 28 34 23 22 22 8
Reprisal 330 313 267 243 264 77
Sex 306 328 286 253 282 74
PDA 7 0 2 3 6 3
National Origin 22 26 29 29 44 9
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 219 278 221 185 224 57
Disability 299 240 229 207 202 56
Genetic Information 0 5 6 5 4 4
Non-EEO 3 2 3 2 0 2
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Appointment/Hire 8 14 16 20 17 2
Assignment of Duties 72 64 60 21 31 6
Awards 0 1 0 5 4 2
Conversion to Full Time 2 2 2 3 0 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 4 3 1 0 0 0
    Reprimand 79 91 65 62 62 25
    Suspension 85 107 87 57 69 18
    Removal 82 82 65 55 66 10
    Other 51 75 45 18 32 6
Duty Hours 57 75 45 39 54 11
Examination/Test 1 3 2 2 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 227 205 153 105 129 40
    Sexual 10 14 18 11 13 8
Medical Examination 2 4 9 0 10 2
Pay (Including Overtime) 90 89 83 80 74 20
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 6 7 1 3 2 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 31 34 52 28 29 10
Reassignment
           
    Denied 28 35 15 8 10 9
    Directed 31 54 13 5 8 0
Reasonable Accommodation 88 94 76 74 67 20
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 2 3 2 1 0 1
Retirement 6 5 1 0 6 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 32 43 47 46 56 11
Terms/Conditions of Employment 222 166 173 170 204 47
Time and Attendance 102 104 83 75 69 16
Training 21 13 10 10 6 4
Other 34 29 38 20 4 5
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 105.71 132.60 141.55 107.88 107.53 128.65
    Average number of days in final action stage 31.86 40.40 26.28 23.61 26.09 28.61
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 106.05 134.33 144.09 112.47 105.23 141.93
    Average number of days in final action stage 13.02 16.45 12.88 17.67 22.12 23.53
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 105.08 128.73 137.13 100.03 109.99 121.89
    Average number of days in final action stage 55.58 36.07 30.78 30.42 29.23 31.59
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
205 199 185 152 152 53
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 32.27 29.57 28.77 19.93 22.03 20.57
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 49 55 32 35 37 10
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 10   6   1   3   1   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 10 100 6 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 10   6   1   3   1   1  
Race 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 1 33 0 0 1 100
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 6 60 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100
Sex 2 20 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 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 3 30 2 33.3 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 after a hearing                        
Race 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 6 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100
Sex 2 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 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 3 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 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 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 10   6   1   3   1   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 1 100 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 2 20 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 3 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 1 10 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 4 40 2 33.3 0 0 1 33 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 1 10 2 33.3 0 0 2 67 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 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 100 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 20 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 100 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 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 1 100 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 4 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 1 100 2 100 0 0 2 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 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 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 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A
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
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 2017
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12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 555 621 679 375 426 685
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 505 552 604 340 385 614
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 0 1 0 37
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 3 0 0 0 0 16
    Hearing 235 280 330 371 424 568
    Final Action 0 2 7 3 4 56
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 142 176 151 1 0 0
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 3 1 0 0 0
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