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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 1128 1099 979 910 1034 257
Number of Complainants 1055 1023 916 859 974 257
Repeat Filers 65 70 58 49 57 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Race 585 594 534 493 516 133
Color 202 217 171 189 215 54
Religion 57 45 52 32 42 12
Reprisal 615 516 480 443 506 116
Sex 515 482 465 437 486 129
PDA 11 6 1 11 10 2
National Origin 108 98 97 75 132 30
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 1 0
Age 406 369 321 337 321 84
Disability 411 346 303 283 324 82
Genetic Information 0 8 16 14 20 3
Non-EEO 7 1 6 5 2 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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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 11 25 13 7 11 2
Assignment of Duties 81 62 49 64 63 14
Awards 1 1 9 4 1 1
Conversion to Full Time 8 3 7 2 8 2
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 13 7 5 8 9 0
    Reprimand 185 134 121 107 107 20
    Suspension 145 119 108 84 96 26
    Removal 107 94 79 59 74 28
    Other 70 67 61 48 70 25
Duty Hours 111 100 104 77 124 18
Examination/Test 0 5 1 1 3 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 304 264 260 235 263 56
    Sexual 27 26 29 25 27 7
Medical Examination 7 6 6 1 6 3
Pay (Including Overtime) 151 161 163 112 200 49
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 8 4 1 1 2 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 25 57 51 46 54 16
Reassignment
           
    Denied 25 29 32 20 18 3
    Directed 39 27 43 33 21 2
Reasonable Accommodation 76 90 81 103 94 23
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 2 4 4 0 2 0
Retirement 4 4 6 3 1 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 47 66 58 60 69 15
Terms/Conditions of Employment 346 359 281 306 323 91
Time and Attendance 184 166 160 116 155 35
Training 15 21 20 15 15 2
Other 45 57 43 61 19 12
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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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 109.48 131.96 134.18 115.40 107.63 120.46
    Average number of days in final action stage 22.56 20.85 23.09 24.85 26.33 32.22
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 110.66 134.11 138.33 120.26 106.62 121.36
    Average number of days in final action stage 12.21 8.21 7.08 15.54 20.95 22.27
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 107.06 126.63 126.21 105.51 109.29 119.70
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.19 32.98 38.62 38.24 33.64 39.14
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
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
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
389 324 315 310 310 74
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 32.81 27.05 28.51 26.94 21.19 22.22
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 51 66 50 39 51 8
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 5   7   2   1   1   0  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 5 100 7 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
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 5   7   2   1   1   0  
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 2 40 3 42.8 1 50 1 100 0 0 0 0
Sex 1 20 1 14.2 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 3 42.8 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 60 1 14.2 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 after 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 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Sex 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 3 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 100 1 100 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 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
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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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings
5   7   2   1   1   0  
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 1 14.2 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 2 28.5 1 50 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 3 42.8 0 0 1 100 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 1 20 2 28.5 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 1 20 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 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 20 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 1 14.2 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 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 2 100 1 100 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 3 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 2 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 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 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 785 870 933 405 503 957
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 717 784 842 365 446 850
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 2 0 0 1 0 73
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 0 1 0 0 36
    Hearing 274 278 327 393 498 782
    Final Action 1 8 11 10 3 46
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 278 323 223 2 0 0
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
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
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 16 1 0 0 1
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