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Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No Fear Act:
Hearings

Pursuant to the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 (the No Fear Act), Pub. L. 107-174, the Commission is posting the statistical data pertaining to hearings of complaints of employment discrimination filed by employees, former employees, and applicants for employment under 29 CFR Part 1614.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DATA POSTED PURSUANT TO THE NO FEAR ACT - HEARINGS
No FEAR regulation citation Data Element Fiscal Year
FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
706(a)(1) No. of Hearings requested in FY 10,515 9,835 9,639 9,944 9,051 10,279 7,812 7,876 8,050 7,295 7,720 8,123 7,736 7,090 8,091
706(a)(2) No. of individuals request hearings 9,332 8,973 9,339 9,213 8,396 9,634 7,374 7,451 7,657 6,698 7,257 7,380 3,753 6,854 3,930
706(a)(3) No. of individuals multiple hearings requests 1,279 1,013 971 1,016 587 507 334 349 331 291 395 657 168 367 97
706(a)(4) No. of hearings raising various bases                              
Race 5,075 4,618 4,638 4,644 3,748 4,445 3,224 3,283 3,151 2,756 2,696 2,720 1,444 2,509 1,340
Color 859 795 951 883 744 844 623 673 668 661 730 679 380 760 385
EPA                           11 7
Relig 420 391 359 372 350 392 300 295 288 282 250 304 149 245 161
Sex 4,620 4,317 4,214 4,203 3,475 4,119 2,951 2,853 2,885 2,519 2,593 2,630 1,319 2,386 1,305
National Origin 1,247 1,094 1,248 1,049 823 1,006 808 818 757 812 850 1,054 417 751 445
Age 3,051 2,860 2,883 2,732 2,180 2,882 2,219 2,181 2,177 2,018 2,167 2,344 1,045 1,807 1,038
Disability 2,900 2,617 2,707 2,802 1,812 2,302 1,748 1,690 1,914 1,827 1,925 1,888 999 1,683 954
Genetic Information n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 2 3 4 2
Reprisal 4,329 3,995 4,016 3,887 3,322 3,820 3,060 3,145 3,333 3,136 3,377 3,625 1,863 3,366 1,858
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DATA POSTED PURSUANT TO THE NO FEAR ACT - HEARINGS
No FEAR regulation citation Data Element Fiscal Year
FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
706(a)(5) No. of hearings raising various issues*                              
Appointment/ Hire 329 168 261 189 418 594 470 394 425 715 616 1,500 197 713 455
Assignment of Duties 292 362 357 484 967 1,427 1,146 1,149 1,030 987 1,448 1,467 683 1,772 891
Awards 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 99 160 177 243 355 197 297 126
Conversion to Full-time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 22 9 13 9 11
Discipline/ Demotion 75 90 98 52 85 97 79 81 106 94 107 155 62 111 85
Discipline/ Reprimand 657 694 545 599 1,173 1,796 1,081 1,123 1,365 1,568 1,940 2,497 1,418 2,534 1,721
Discipline/ Suspension 342 326 269 338 684 801 730 614 632 845 1,110 1,075 598 1,187 699
Discipline/ Removal SEE TERMINATION                
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 96 208 422 609 651 347 522 257
Evaluation/ Appraisal 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 225 410 898 1,336 1,661 922 1655 938
Examination/Test 22 11 15 79 35 78 39 6 17 31 58 23 19 39 6
Harassment/ Non-sexual 1,790 1,688 1,768 1,764 3,257 3,118 2,648 3,367 4,111 4,131 5,331 5,880 3,263 6,467 3,695
Harassment/Sexual 329 334 298 264 286 343 267 212 266 251 344 412 161 295 185
Medical Exam 8 8 7 12 4 5 3 12 25 91 85 146 50 111 134
Pay/Overtime 109 122 175 220 254 376 321 351 472 649 783 949 376 826 470
Promotion/ Non-selection 2,234 2,244 2,136 1,853 2,682 3,505 2,678 2,449 2,450 2,313 2,276 2,018 1,198 2,055 1,139
Reassignment/ Denied 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 0 0 2 751 561 122 216 206
Reassignment/ Directed 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 247 362 431 0 0 200 279 252
Reasonable Accommodation 261 296 352 398 485 642 510 833 1,058 1,447 1,977 1,918 1,138 1864 1,153
Reinstatement 40 42 89 80 128 53 24 42 25 45 80 76 6 62 33
Retirement 14 23 14 19 30 28 27 36 47 112 122 85 39 86 54
Termination 857 915 864 762 1,438 2,136 1680 1,482 1,635 1,874 1,864 2,439 1,025 1,647 1,035
Terms/condition of employment 3,819 3,646 3,955 3,598 5,024 6,197 4,727 2,997 3,359 2,067 3,940 4,492 2,194 3,201 1,622
Time/attendance 0 0 0 0 5 0 3 591 729 1,037 1,534 1,787 1,030 1,914 1,099
Training 284 226 220 264 315 388 305 302 294 408 485 658 373 677 287
Other 0 0 0 0 3 2,033 1,897 1,075 1,617 1,539 1,493 2,045 655 1,193 540
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DATA POSTED PURSUANT TO THE NO FEAR ACT - HEARINGS
No FEAR regulation citation Data Element Fiscal Year
FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
706(a)(6) Average Processing Time for Hearings 372 336 410 411 355 249 248 248 262 294 332 345 370 383 419
No FEAR regulation citation Data Element Fiscal Year
FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
706(a)(7)(i) Findings of discrimination - Total 275   340   364   341   330   232   203   182   154   150   158   164   147   122   126  
    # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
706(a)(7)(ii) Findings of discrimination - No. & percent without hearing 45 16.4% 26 7.6% 33 9.1% 54 15.8% 15 4.5% 9 3.9% 14 6.9% 7 3.9% 5 3.3% 6 4% 22 15.9% 18 11% 15 10.2% 19 15.6% 19 15.1%
706(a)(7)(iii)

Findings of discrimination - No. & percent after hearing 230 83.6% 314 92.4% 331 90.9% 287 84.2% 315 95.5% 223 96.1% 189 93.1% 175 96.2% 149 96.8% 144 96% 136 86.1% 146 89% 132 89.80% 103 84.4% 107 84.9%
No FEAR regulation citation Data Element Fiscal Year
FY 2000 FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004 FY 2005 FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
706(a)(8) No. & percentage of all findings of discrimination - by basis # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
706(a)(8)(i) Race 44 16% 92 27.1% 93 25.5% 117 34.3% 53 16.1% 54 23.1% 46 22.5% 52 29% 53 34.1% 44 29.3% 19 12% 24 14.8% 6 9.5% 18 14.8% 3 6.9%
Color 8 2.9% 38 11.2% 14 3.8% 18 5.3% 1 0.3% 3 1.28% 0 0% 1 .55% 1 .64% 1 .66% 2 1% 1 .6% 0 0% 4 3.3% 3 6.9%
EPA                                                     0 0% 0 0%
Religion 3 1.1% 8 2.4% 6 1.6% 7 2.1% 9 2.7% 3 1.28% 4 1.96% 9 5% 1 .64% 3 2% 1 .6% 3 1.9% 0 0% 2 1.6% 1 2.3%
Sex 61 22.2% 107 31.5% 105 28.8% 110 32.3% 133 40.3% 75 32.1% 67 32.8% 40 22% 31 20% 27 18% 30 19% 30 18.5% 17 26.9% 26 21.3% 10 23.2%
National Origin 8 2.9% 27 7.9% 14 3.8% 42 12.3% 18 5.5% 5 2.14% 3 1.47% 6 3.3% 7 4.5% 5 3.3% 9 5% 6 3.7% 1 1.5% 7 5.7% 0 0%
Age 15 5.5% 77 22.7% 54 14.8% 43 12.6% 17 5.2% 17 7.3% 23 11.3% 15 8.2% 16 10.3% 8 12% 35 22% 17 10.4% 7 11.1% 15 12.3% 4 9.3%
Disability 24 8.7% 79 23.2% 68 18.7% 80 23.5% 34 10.3% 28 12% 25 12.3% 30 16.5% 25 16.1% 20 13% 30 19% 31 19.1% 9 14.2% 15 12.3% 8 18.6%
Genetic Information n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0% 0 0% 1 1.5% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 80 29.1% 130 38.2% 179 49.2% 191 56% 55 16.7% 36 15.4% 28 13.7% 22 12.1% 17 10.9% 31 20.6% 29 18% 50 30.9% 21 33.3% 33 27% 13 30.2%
706(a)(8)(ii) No. & percentage of NO hearing findings of discrim - by basis # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Race 9 20.6% 26 28.3% 12 12.9% 16 13.7% 5 1.5% 7 25.9% 2 14.3% 1 .55% 6 54.5% 1 33.3% 1 8% 1 10% 1 12.5% 3 21.4% 0 0%
Color 1 12.5% 9 23.7% 3 21.4% 1 5.5% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 0 0%       0% 0 0% 0 0%
EPA                                                     0 0% 0 0%
Religion 0   4 50% 1 16.7% 0   2 0.6% 0 0% 1 7.1% 0 0% 0   1 33.3% 1 8%       0% 0 0% 0 0%
Sex 22 36.6% 16 15% 13 12.4% 7 6.4% 11 3.3% 2 22.2% 5 35.7% 1 .55% 2 18.1% 0 0% 4 30% 3 30% 2 25% 3 21.4% 3 60%
National Origin 2 25% 5 18.5% 0   3 7.1% 2 .6% 0 0% 1 7.1% 0 0% 0   0 0% 1 8%       0% 1 7.1% 0 0%
Age 2 13.3% 6 7.8% 8 14.8% 6 14% 3 .9% 3 11.1% 2 14.3% 1 .55% 0   0 0% 2 16%     2 25% 0 0% 0 0%
Disability 2 8.3% 18 22.8% 2 1.5% 8 10% 2 .6% 5 18.5% 2 14.3% 0 0% 2 18.1% 1 33.3% 3 23% 3 30% 1 12.5% 2 14.3% 1 20%
Genetic Information n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0% 0 0%   0% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 8 10% 24 18.5% 25 14% 14 7.3% 5 1.5% 5 18.5% 1 7.1% 1 .55% 1 9.0% 0 0% 1 8% 3 30% 2 25% 5 35.7% 1 20%
706(a)(8)(iii) No. & percentage of AFTER hearing findings of discrim - by basis # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
Race 35 79.5% 66 71.7% 81 87.1% 101 86.3% 48 14.5% 47 22.8% 44 23.2% 51 28% 47 32.6% 43 29.3% 18 12% 23 15.1% 5 9.1% 15 13.8% 3 7.9%
Color 7 87.5% 29 76.3% 11 78.6% 17 94.4% 1 0.3% 3 1.45% 0 0 1 .55% 1 .69% 1 .68% 2 1% 1 .7% 0 0% 4 3.7% 3 7.9%
EPA                                                     0 0% 0 0%
Religion 3 100% 4 50% 5 83.3% 7 100% 7 2.1% 3 1.45% 3 1.6% 9 5% 1 .69% 2 1.36% 0 0% 3 2% 0 0% 2 1.9% 1 2.6%
Sex 39 63.9% 91 85% 92 87.6% 103 93.6% 122 36.9% 69 33.4% 62 32.6% 39 21.4% 29 20.1% 27 18.4% 26 18% 27 17.8% 15 27.2% 23 21.3% 7 18.4%
National Origin 6 75% 22 81.5% 14 100% 39 92.9% 16 4.8% 5 2.43% 2 1% 6 3.3% 7 4.8% 5 3.4% 8 5% 6 4% 1 1.8% 6 5.6% 0 0%
Age 13 86.7% 71 92.2% 46 85.2% 37 86% 14 4.2% 14 6.8% 21 11% 14 7.7% 16 11.1% 18 12.2% 33 23% 17 11.2% 5 9.1% 15 13.8% 4 10.5%
Disability 7 29.2% 61 77.2% 66 97.1% 72 90% 32 9.7% 23 11.2% 23 12.1% 30 16.5% 23 15.9% 19 13% 27 18% 28 18.4% 8 14.5% 13 12% 7 18.4%
Genetic Information n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0% 0 0% 1 1.8% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 72 90% 106 81.5% 154 86% 177 92.7% 50 15.2% 31 15% 27 14.2% 21 11.5% 16 11.1% 31 21% 28 19% 47 31% 19 34.5% 28 26% 12 31.6%
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY DATA POSTED PURSUANT TO THE NO FEAR ACT - HEARINGS
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706(a)(9) Total Hearings Findings of Discrimination - ISSUES All Hrg No Hrg All Hrg No Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg All No Hrg Hrg
  Appointment/ Hire 19 1 18 21 0 21 51 10 41 9 0 9 8 0 8 9 8 1 9 0 9 5 0 5 2 1 1 7 0 7 10 0 10 7 3 4 1 0 1 11 3 8 0 0 0
  Assignment of Duties 6 0 6 25 5 20 50 4 46 37 0 37 46 2 44 9 7 2 7 0 7 12 0 12 11 1 10 6 0 6 5 1 4 3 0 3 1 0 1 3 1 2 1 0 1
  Award 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Convert to fulltime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Discipline/ Demotion 15 0 15 17 3 14 15 0 15 12 0 12 6 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
  Discipline/ Reprimand 14 0 14 33 2 31 49 0 49 70 1 69 33 0 33 7 6 1 7 0 7 6 0 6 3 0 3 1 0 1 3 0 3 6 0 6 3 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 1
  Discipline/ Suspension 26 1 25 32 5 27 21 2 19 35 0 35 34 0 34 5 5 0 8 1 7 0 0 0 7 1 6 4 0 4 5 1 4 1 0 1 3 0 3 3 1 2 1 0 1
  Discipline/ Removal See Termination
  Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
  Evaluation/ Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 3 3 0 3 4 0 4 5 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 1
  Examination/Test 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Harassment/ Non-sexual 149 6 143 116 0 116 247 11 263 208 5 203 168 24 144 43 39 4 21 3 18 22 1 21 26 2 24 22 0 22 27 1 26 34 1 33 14 2 12 23 1 26 10 0 10
  Harassment/ Sexual 35 4 31 15 2 13 38 1 37 33 1 32 34 3 31 9 8 1 3 0 3 5 0 5 3 1 2 2 0 2 4 1 3 4 0 4 0 0 0 7 0 7 3 0 3
  Medical Exam 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Pay/Overtime 14 2 12 19 5 14 14 0 14 6 0 6 23 1 22 1 1 0 22 0 22 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1
  Promotion/ Non-selection 143 26 117 180 8 172 233 11 22 199 27 172 174 15 159 35 31 4 27 4 23 25 0 25 21 1 20 20 0 20 37 2 35 26 3 23 4 0 4 16 1 15 3 2 1
  Reassignment/Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Reassignment/Directed

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Reasonable accommodation 7 1 6 28 3 25 30 1 29 24 0 24 22 4 18 7 6 1 10 2 8 13 0 13 9 1 8 7 1 6 7 2 5 13 0 13 6 1 5 7 0 7 4 1 3
  Reinstatement 5 2 3 6 0 6 4 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Retirement 0 0 0 6 6 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
  Termination 48 6 42 63 11 52 69 5 64 55 3 52 64 1 63 18 15 3 17 0 17 14 0 14 12 0 12 14 0 14 10 1 9 14 0 14 7 0 7 8 1 7 5 0 5
  Terms/Condition of employment 265 52 215 349 30 319 385 41 344 345 40 305 316 28 288 46 43 3 59 3 56 48 1 47 40 2 38 24 1 23 26 3 23 31 2 29 14 0 14 17 2 15 7 1 6
  Time/ Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 11 0 11 1 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 1
  Training 8 1 7 21 0 21 26 1 25 21 0 21 25 2 23 6 5 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 27 4 10 1 9 13 0 13 12 1 11 7 0 7 8 1 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
706(a)(10)(i) Total hearings pend - No. first requested before start of FY 12,494 13,983 14,597 11,723 8,628 5,896 5,806 4,890 5,685 6,545 7,075 7,662 3,097 8,064 3,454
706(a)(10)(ii) Total hearings pend - No. of individuals first requested before start of FY 10,446 11,337 12,128 7,668 8,194 5,815 5,749 4,860 5,633 6,457 6,970 7,500 3,032 7,848 3,356
706(a)(11) No. of hearing requests not complete in reg time 1,033 1,303 1,630 1,400 7,170 4,919 4,822 3,773 4,028 4,054 4,606 4,793 2,119 4,083 1,573