Western 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 536 504 438 448 443 111
Number of Complainants 510 482 417 416 419 111
Repeat Filers 26 22 21 25 23 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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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 213 220 196 189 181 44
Color 86 89 71 60 67 18
Religion 28 31 19 22 12 2
Reprisal 270 266 219 240 199 43
Sex 231 239 196 189 206 50
PDA 2 4 5 7 3 0
National Origin 63 45 38 37 52 15
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 208 228 192 208 163 30
Disability 341 206 179 186 169 49
Genetic Information 0 9 4 8 1 2
Non-EEO 5 3 0 3 0 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 12 14 9 20 6 0
Assignment of Duties 45 39 23 39 30 8
Awards 1 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 3 1 1 0 1 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 2 2 2 3 0 0
    Reprimand 86 51 66 55 57 13
    Suspension 82 42 68 51 50 8
    Removal 44 56 38 35 28 9
    Other 22 27 32 25 20 6
Duty Hours 47 33 39 34 64 2
Examination/Test 2 2 1 1 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 175 177 165 130 127 29
    Sexual 18 10 20 10 15 1
Medical Examination 4 5 1 3 3 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 69 57 59 58 87 15
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 3 1 2 4 5 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 21 35 22 32 29 10
Reassignment
           
    Denied 14 11 8 10 11 0
    Directed 13 4 7 17 16 1
Reasonable Accommodation 79 56 70 76 56 14
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 0 0 2 1 1 1
Retirement 4 5 4 2 3 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 28 20 30 45 36 15
Terms/Conditions of Employment 188 150 158 139 138 35
Time and Attendance 130 56 69 70 68 14
Training 9 13 13 6 11 1
Other 29 25 36 47 5 3
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 51.23 129.75 158.28 135.39 120.12 140.76
    Average number of days in final action stage 30.06 37.03 29.83 26.54 25.12 30.06
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 30.28 130.20 164.02 142.20 121.82 149.16
    Average number of days in final action stage 12.27 10.06 13.86 17.84 17.99 24.83
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 96.34 126.49 146.51 124.09 117.71 133.68
    Average number of days in final action stage 41.30 30.44 34.57 33.62 33.78 36.33
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)
260 136 119 121 104 20
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 113.50 33.13 33.28 30.99 24.22 27.45
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 23 32 27 28 22 6
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 7   3   8   5   5   0  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 7 100 3 100 8 100 5 100 5 100 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 7   3   8   5   5   0  
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 85.7 2 66.6 6 75 4 80 2 40 0 0
Sex 2 28.6 0 0 1 12 0 0 2 40 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 2 28.6 2 66.6 2 25 2 40 3 60 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 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 100 2 100 6 100 4 100 2 100 0 0
Sex 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 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 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 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 3 100 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
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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 and findings.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings
7   3   8   5   5   0  
Appointment/Hire 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 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 2 40 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 14.3 0 0 2 25 0 0 1 20 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 1 12 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 2 66.6 1 12 3 60 1 20 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 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 28.6 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 1 14.3 1 33.3 3 37 2 40 1 20 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 1 20 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 14.3 1 33.3 0 0 0 0 2 40 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 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 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 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 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 2 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 100 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 1 100 1 100 3 100 2 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 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 452 439 517 285 278 495
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 406 392 450 250 241 433
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 2 0 0 0 0 57
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 19
    Hearing 142 213 248 282 276 394
    Final Action 1 3 0 2 0 11
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 156 150 116 2 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 1 8 1 0 0 0
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