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No FEAR Report Tables, 2008

Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No Fear Act;
DOS Internal Complaint Activity

Data as of June 30, 2008
(End of 3rd Quarter Fiscal Year 2008)

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(a) – (c)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaint Activity

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Number of Complaints Filed in FY

88

94

101*

83

77

78

Number of Complainants

86

94

97

72

75

75

Repeat Filers

2

0

4

6

2

1

* Total number includes two complaints against the Office of Civil Rights. Return to Complaint Activity table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(d)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaints by Basis*

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Race

29

38

46

31

31

30

1. American Indian/Alaskan Native

2

1

0

0

0

0

2. Asian/Pacific Islander

2

2

3

2

5

5

3. Black

21

29

39

23

22

21

4. White

4

6

4

6

4

4

Color

12

17

12

12

10

6

Religion

4

2

5

4

5

5

National Origin

13

17

12

21

16

15

1. Hispanic

3

3

2

6

6

4

2. Other

10

14

10

15

10

11

Sex

39

31

45

31

29

39

1. Female

25

22

34

20

22

24

2. Male

14

9

11

11

7

15

Disability

16

24

19

17

25

29

1. Mental

9

3

3

7

5

2

2. Physical

7

21

16

10

20

27

Age

12

34

30

36

18

22

Reprisal

39

28

48

33

35

34

*Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed. Return to Complaints by Basis Table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(e)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaints by Issue*

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Appointment/Hire

9

8

6

9

13

16

Assignment of Duties

8

15

8

18

1

2

Awards

2

4

0

2

0

0

Conversion to Full-time

0

0

0

0

0

0

Disciplinary Action

0

3

6

11

9

1

1. Demotion

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Reprimand

0

1

0

3

2

1

3. Suspension

0

1

1

2

3

0

4. Removal

0

0

0

2

1

0

5. Letter of Warning/Counseling

0

1

5

4

1

0

Duty Hours

0

2

1

2

2

0

Evaluation/Appraisal

10

14

7

16

13

5

Examination/Test

0

0

1

0

0

1

Harassment

44

38

71

37

27

6

1. Non-sexual (Hostile Work Environment)

41

35

67

35

24

1

2. Sexual

3

3

4

2

3

5

Medical Examination

0

2

0

1

1

3

Pay (including overtime)

1

1

0

0

0

0

Promotion/Non-Selection

19

27

20

22

22

21

Reassignment

2

1

3

3

4

0

1. Denied

0

0

1

0

3

0

2. Directed

2

1

2

3

1

0

Reasonable Accommodation

3

5

6

5

4

1

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

0

1

0

1

0

0

Termination

5

8

4

8

4

5

Terms/Condition of Employment

5

12

4

8

6

33

Time and Attendance

5

6

12

6

7

1

Training

4

4

7

3

3

0

Other

4

4

8

9

2

0

1. Job Classification

0

3

3

0

1

0

2. Denied Housing at Post

0

0

0

0

0

0

3. Selected Out of Foreign Service

0

0

0

0

0

0

4. Non-EEO Issue

0

0

0

9

1

0

5. Investigation/Security Clearance

3

0

2

0

0

0

6. Denied Information

0

0

1

0

0

0

7. Privacy Act/Confidentiality Violated

0

2

2

0

0

0

8. Religious Expression

1

0

0

0

0

0

*Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed. Return to Complaints by Issue Table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(f)

Processing Time "...post the average length of time it takes to complete each step of the process for every complaint that is pending during any time of the then fiscal year..."

FY 2008 - End of 3rd Quarter

Number

Average Days

All complaints in Investgative Stage

1614.704(f)(1)

72

327

All complaints in Final Agency Action Stage

1614.704(f)(1)

37

244

All complaints in which Hearing was not requested

1614.704(f)(2)

27

457

Time in Investigative Stage

1614.704(f)(2)

27

236

Time in Final Agency Action Stage

1614.704(f)(2)

27

221

All complaints in which a Hearing was requested

1614.704(f)(3)

10

596

Time in Investigative Stage

1614.704(f)(3)

10

290

Time in Final Agency Action Stage

1614.704(f)(3)

10

306

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704 (g)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaints Dismissed by Agency

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency

13

10

19

27

20

36

Average days pending prior to dismissal

45

96

39

78

173

86

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(h)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination

FY 2008
End of 3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

0

1

0

2

0

1

Without Hearing

0

1

0

0

0

0

With Hearing

0

0

0

2

0

1

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(i)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis*

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

0

1

0

2

0

1

Number Findings Rendered Without Hearing

0

1

0

0

0

0

Number Findings Rendered After Hearing

0

0

0

2

0

1

Race

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

1. American Indian/Alakan Native

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Asian/Pacific Islander

0

0

0

0

0

0

3. Black

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

4. White

0

0

0

0

0

0

Color

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

Religion

0

0

0

0

0

0

National Origin

0

0

0

0

0

0

1. Hispanic

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sex (including Equal Pay Act)

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

1. Female

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Male

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

Disability

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

1. Mental

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Physical

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

Age

0

1

100

0

0

0

0

Reprisal

0

0

0

1

100

0

1

100

*Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings. Return to Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis Table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(j)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue*

FY 2008 End of
3rd Quarter

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

0

1

0

2

0

1

Number Findings Rendered Without Hearing

0

1

0

0

0

0

Number Findings Rendered After Hearing

0

0

0

2

0

1

Appointment/Hire

0

1

100

1

100

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

0

0

0

0

Awards

0

0

0

0

0

0

Conversion to Full-time

0

0

0

0

0

0

Disciplinary Action

0

0

0

0

0

0

1. Demotion

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Reprimand

0

0

0

0

0

0

3. Suspension

0

0

0

0

0

0

4. Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

5. Letter of Warning/Counseling

0

0

0

0

0

0

Duty Hours

0

0

0

0

0

0

Evaluation/Appraisal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

1. Non-Sexual

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

2. Sexual

0

0

0

0

0

0

Medical Examination

0

0

1

100

0

0

0

Pay (including overtime)

0

0

0

0

0

0

Promotion/Non-Selection

0

0

0

0

1

100

0

Reassignment

0

0

0

0

0

0

1. Denied

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Directed

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reasonable Accommodation

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

Termination

0

0

0

0

0

0

Terms/Conditions of Employment

0

0

0

0

0

0

Time and Attendance

0

0

1

100

0

0

0

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

1. Job Classified

0

0

0

0

0

0

2. Denied Housing at Post

0

0

0

0

0

0

3. Selected out of Foreign Service

0

0

0

0

0

0

4. Non-EEO issue

0

0

0

0

0

0

5. Adverse Action

0

0

0

0

0

0

6. Denied Information

0

0

0

0

0

0

*Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints and findings. Return to Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue Table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(k)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaints Pending from Previous
Fiscal Years by Status

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Total Complaints from previous fiscal years

93

101*

77

77

76

Total Complainants

90

97

72

75

75

Investigation

11

40

37

40

27

Hearing

18

9

26

33

40

Final Agency Action

8

13

10

6

9

Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations

12

1

21

21

9

*Total number includes two complaints against the Office of Civil Rights. Return to Total Complaints from Fiscal Years table.

29 C.F.R. § 1614.704(l)

Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
29 C.F.R. § 1614.705

Complaint Investigations

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

Number Pending Completion of Investigation

81

40

55

26

45

Pending Investigations Over Required Timeframes

39

25

25

8

23

Amendments or authorized extensions

18

13

13

4

6

 


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