Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No Fear Act:
SSA Internal Complaint Activity
 

Data as of December 31, 2016 (1st Qtr 2017)

Complaint Activity Sec.1614.704 (a),(b), and (c) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data

2017 thru 12/31

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of Complaints Filed 496 481 459 536 519 110
Number of Complainants 453 437 434 489 469 106
Repeat Filers 37 36 24 40 40 4
             
Complaints by Basis Sec.1614.704(d)
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data

2017 thru 12/31

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Race 179 181 184 209 207 38
Color 37 33 26 38 37 10
Religion 12 22 16 20 24 3
Reprisal 257 228 210 235 251 54
Sex 153 172 155 177 179 37
National Origin 49 53 47 61 82 11
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 1 1 1
Age 193 176 184 226 195 36
Disability 163 150 149 208 202 40
Genetics 0 0 1 1 0 0
Pregnancy Discrimination Act 3 4 1 2 2 1
Non-EEO Basis 42 38 56 67 62 7
             
Complaints by Issue Sec.1614.704 (e)
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Appointment/Hire 22 11 8 15 15 2
Assignment of Duties 51 36 37 29 21 4
Awards 23 34 9 12 8 6
Conversion to Full-time 0 1 1 2 1 0
Disciplinary Action
Demotion 3 7 8 3 0 2
Reprimand 21 21 11 18 20 3
Removal 5 2 2 9 2 0
Suspension 18 16 11 11 11 7
Other 8 7 2 13 4 2
Duty Hours 4 0 3 4 1 0
Evaluation Appraisal 83 69 59 77 78 20
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 1
Harassment
Non-Sexual 239 243 225 231 241 48
Sexual 13 12 18 15 17 6
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 22 8 8 7 9 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 158 127 138 165 158 29
Reassignment
Denied 14 14 13 13 17 1
Directed 11 3 10 10 11 4
Reasonable Accommodation 54 50 52 83 71 18
Reinstatement 1 2 0 6 0 0
Religious Accomodation 0 0 0 0 1 0
Retirement 6 4 9 3 5 1
Termination 24 17 13 49 42 15
Telework 0 0 0 0 1 1
Terms/Conditions of Employment 30 33 24 12 15 5
Time and Attendance 57 44 36 41 32 4
Training 18 10 8 15 12 3
Other 30 40 25 7 43 5
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
Processing Time Sec.1614.704(f) the average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation in final action for: Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year            
Average number of days in investigation stage 193 251 265 286 284 462
Average number of days in final action stage 87 176 140 134 69 57
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year where hearing was requested            
Average number of days in investigation stage 191 244 243 258 281 221
Average number of days in final action stage 35 111 102 114 44 50
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year where hearing was not requested            
Average number of days in investigation stage 199 265 292 321 293 728
Average number of days in final action stage 154 243 186 152 77 57
             
Complaints Dismissed by Agency Sec.1614.704(g) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency 55 75 41 87 62 9
Average days pending prior to dismissal 160 147 83 88 85 216
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants
Total complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 55 45 41 46 45 18
             
             
             
Total Final Actions Finding Discrimination (Sec.1614.704 (i)) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 4   4   0   12   12   8  
Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 10 83 3 38
With Hearing 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 100 2 17 5 63
                         

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis Sec.1614.704(i)
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.

Comparative Data (Sec. 1614.705
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 4   4   0   12   7   5  
Race 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 75 1 25 0 0 8 67 1 14 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 1 20
Age 0 0 2 50 0 0 2 17 0 0 5 100
Disability 1 25 1 25 0 0 4 33 7 100 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0
Findings After Hearing 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 67 0 0 0 0
Race 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 75 1 25 0 0 7 88 1 50 3 60
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 38 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 2 50 0 0 2 25 0 0 5 100
Disability 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 2 100 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 4 33 5 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 1 25 0 0 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 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 3 75 5 100 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue Sec.1614.704(j)
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis Sec.1614.704(i)
Comparative Data (Sec. 1614.705
Previous Fiscal Year Data

2017 thru 12/31

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 4   4   0   12   7   5  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14 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 17 0 0 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 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
Evaluation Appraisal 2 50 0 0 0 0 2 17 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment  
Non-Sexual 1 25 0 0 0 0 3 25 0 0 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33 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 3 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 100
Reassignment  
Denied 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 8 0 0
Directed 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 1 25 1 25 0 0 3 25 6 86 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 2 17 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 25 0 0 0 0 2 17 1 14 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 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 67 2 0 5 0
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 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  
Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 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
Evaluation Appraisal 2 50 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment  
Non-Sexual 1 25 0 0 0 0 3 38 0 0 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 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 3 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment  
Denied 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0
Directed 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 1 25 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 1 13 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 25 0 0 0 0 2 25 1 50 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 4 33 5 100 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 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  
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
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
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50 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
Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 75 5 100 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 2 50 0 00 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 (Sec.1614.704(l)) Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 685 526 428 457 536 826
Total Complainants 642 414 364 396 454

674

Number complaints pending  
Investigation 41 54 13 95 83 220
ROI Issued, pending Complainant's action 3 2 0 2 5 16
Hearing 326 265 315 355 455 566
Final Agency Action 63 74 74 74 72 90
Appeals with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 149 131 195 236 212 222
Complaint Investigations (Sec.1614.704(m)) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2017 thru 12/31
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pending Completion Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 64 48 80 140 65 67