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Bureau of the Census,
U.S. Department of Commerce
No FEAR Act EEO Complaint Data

This is a report of No FEAR ACT data. The report excludes decennial Census data.

Data last updated: March 31, 2010

  1. Complaint Activity
  2. Complaints by Basis
  3. Complaints by Issue
  4. Processing Time
  5. Complaints Dismissed by Agency/Withdrawn by Complainants
  6. Total Final Actions Finding Discrimination
  7. Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis
  8. Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue
  9. Previous Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status
  10. Complaint Investigations
1. Complaint Activity
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1st Qtr
Number of complaints Filed 54 45 54 45 88 11
Number of complaints Pending any time in the FY 51 44 51 42 80 11
Repeat Filers 3 1 3 3 6 0
2. Complaints By Basis
Note: complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1st Qtr
Race 13 24 26 24 32 6
Color 2 6 7 5 5 1
Religion 6 2 2 1 4 0
Reprisal 23 22 25 27 48 6
Sex 13 12 19 8 28 6
National Origin 8 8 5 2 10 0
Equal Pay Act 1 0 0 1 0 0
Age 23 16 27 15 33 4
Disability 22 12 16 10 33 3
Non-EEO 1 0 0 1 0 0

3 . Complaints By Issues
Note: complaints can be filed alleging multiple Issues. The sum of the Issues may not equal total complaints filed.
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1st
Qtr
Appointment/Hire 5 1 4 2 0 0
Assignment of Duties 10 9 10 9 12 0
Awards 2 5 1 5 3 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Reprimand 1 4 6 1 6 0
Discipline: Removal 0 0 0 0 1 0
Discipline: Suspension 0 1 0 2 6 0
Discipline: Other 0 0 1 0 2 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 1 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 1 3 5 8 12 2
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment: Non-sexual 15 12 21 14 31 5
Harassment: Sexual 1 1 1 4 3 1
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including OT (overtime) 0 0 0 1 0 0
Promotion/Non-selection 11 6 11 13 25 2
Reassignment: Denied 1 0 0 2 1 0
Reassignment: Directed 0 3 4 0 4 0
Reasonable Accommodation 7 6 7 3 12 1
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 1
Termination 9 13 13 12 21 3
Terms/Conditions of Employment 14 3 1 2 0 1
Time and Attendance 2 0 6 5 9 1
Training 1 3 3 4 4 1
Other 1 0 4 3 7 0
4. Processing Time
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1st
Qtr
Complaints pending during fiscal year            

Average number of days in investigation stage

164 126 98 114 99 106

Average number of days in final action stage

n/a 209 115 105 84 165
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was requested            

Average number of days in investigation stage

n/a 139 109 127 105 117

Average number of days in final action stage

n/a 14 14 8 10 24
Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was not requested            

Average number of days in investigation stage

n/a 115 113 100 119 124

Average number of days in final action stage

n/a 278 162 109 108 306
5. Complaints Dismissed by agency/ Withdrawn by complainants
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
1st Qtr
Total Complaints Dismissed By Agency 14 8 22 16 9 8
Average Days Pending Prior to Dismissal 103 65 55 54 53 85
Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 10 6 6 0 0 4
6. Total final Actions Finding Discrimination
 

FY 2005:
Number

FY 2005:
Percent
FY 2006: Number FY 2006: Percent FY 2007: Number FY 2007: Percent FY 2008: Number FY 2008: Percent FY. 2009: Number FY 2009: Percent FY 2010: 1st Qtr
Number
FY 2010: 1st Qtr
Percent
Total Number Findings
0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
With Hearing 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
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7. Findings of Discrimination Rendered By Basis
Note: complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.

FY 2005:
Number

FY 2005:
Percent
FY 2006: Number FY 2006: Percent FY 2007: Number FY 2007: Percent FY 2008: Number FY 2008: Percent FY
2009: Number
FY 2009: Percent FY
2009: Number
FY 2009: Percent
Total Number Findings 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 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 00 0 0 0
Reprisal
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Sex
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 33 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 1 0 0 0
Age
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0
Disability
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                         
Findings After Hearing 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 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
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Sex
0 0 1 25 >0 0 0 0 1 33 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 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 34 0 0
Disability
0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
                         
Findings Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
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
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
Non-EEO
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 . Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue
  FY 2005: Number FY 2005: Percent

FY 2006:
Number

FY 2006:
Percent
FY 2007: Number FY 2007: Percent FY 2008: Number FY 2008: Percent FY 2009: Number FY 2009: Percent FY
2010:
1st Qtr
Number
FY
2010:
1st Qtr
Percent
Total Number Findings 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 0 1 100 0 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 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: 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
Evaluation/Appraisal 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 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Harassment: 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
Promotion/Non-selection 0 0 1 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment: Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment: 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
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
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
                         
Findings After Hearing 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 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 1 33 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: 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
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Harassment: Non-sexual 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 50 0 0
Harassment: 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
Promotion/Non-selection 0 0 1 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment: Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment: 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
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
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
                         
Findings Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
Discipline: Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Discipline: 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
Evaluation/Appraisal 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
Harassment: 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
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
Reassignment: 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
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
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
9. Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010:
1st Qtr
Total Complaints from previous Fiscal years n/a 45 36 36 21 68
Total Complainants n/a 42 35 35 20 57
Number complaints pending            
Investigation n/a 0 0 0 0 3
Hearing n/a 15 15 12 12 35
Final Action n/a 4 4 13 4 24
Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations n/a 10 10 11 5 6

 

10. Complaint Investigations
  2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010:
1st Qtr
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 52 24 0 3 0 1

 

     


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