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

Data as of September 30, 2016 (4th Qtr 2016)

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

2016 thru 09/30

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Number of Complaints Filed 489 496 481 459 536 519
Number of Complainants 448 453 437 434 489 469
Repeat Filers 35 37 36 24 40 40
             
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

2016 thru 09/30

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Race 214 179 181 184 209 207
Color 37 37 33 26 38 37
Religion 24 12 22 16 20 24
Reprisal 236 257 228 210 235 251
Sex 152 153 172 155 177 179
National Origin 42 49 53 47 61 82
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 1 1
Age 236 193 176 184 226 195
Disability 153 163 150 149 208 202
Genetics 0 0 0 1 1 0
Pregnancy Discrimination Act 0 3 4 1 2 2
Non-EEO Basis 57 42 38 56 67 62
             
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
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Appointment/Hire 15 22 11 8 15 15
Assignment of Duties 50 51 36 37 29 21
Awards 24 23 34 9 12 8
Conversion to Full-time 3 0 1 1 2 1
Disciplinary Action
Demotion 9 3 7 8 3 0
Reprimand 26 21 21 11 18 20
Removal 3 5 2 2 9 2
Suspension 25 18 16 11 11 11
Other 4 8 7 2 13 4
Duty Hours 1 4 0 3 4 1
Evaluation Appraisal 78 83 69 59 77 78
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment
Non-Sexual 211 239 243 225 231 241
Sexual 13 13 12 18 15 17
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 13 22 8 8 7 9
Promotion/Non-Selection 157 158 127 138 165 158
Reassignment
Denied 13 14 14 13 13 17
Directed 9 11 3 10 11 6
Reasonable Accommodation 47 54 50 52 83 71
Reinstatement 2 1 2 0 6 0
Religious Accomodation 0 0 0 0 0 1
Retirement 8 6 4 9 3 5
Termination 56 24 17 13 49 42
Telework 0 0 0 0 0 1
Terms/Conditions of Employment 43 30 33 24 12 15
Time and Attendance 49 57 44 36 41 32
Training 27 18 10 8 15 12
Other 39 30 40 25 7 43
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
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
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year            
Average number of days in investigation stage 185 193 251 265 286 284
Average number of days in final action stage 76 87 176 140 134 69
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year where hearing was requested            
Average number of days in investigation stage 183 191 244 243 258 281
Average number of days in final action stage 35 35 111 102 114 44
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during fiscal year where hearing was not requested            
Average number of days in investigation stage 190 199 265 292 321 293
Average number of days in final action stage 132 154 243 186 152 77
             
Complaints Dismissed by Agency Sec.1614.704(g) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency 86 55 75 41 87 62
Average days pending prior to dismissal 103 160 147 83 88 85
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants
Total complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 61 55 45 41 46 45
             
             
             
Total Final Actions Finding Discrimination (Sec.1614.704 (i)) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 2   4   4   0   12   12  
Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 100 10 83
With Hearing 2 100 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 100 2 17
                         

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
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 2   4   4   0   12   7  
Race 1 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 8 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 1 50 3 75 1 25 0 0 8 67 1 14
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0
Age 1 50 0 0 2 50 0 0 2 17 0 0
Disability 0 0 1 25 1 25 0 0 4 33 7 100
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0
Findings After Hearing 2 100 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 67 2 0
Race 1 50 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 1 50 3 75 1 25 0 0 7 88 1 50
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 38 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 1 50 0 0 2 50 0 0 2 25 0 0
Disability 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 2 100
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 4 33 5 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 1 25 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 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 3 75 5 100
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25 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

2016 thru 09/30

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
# % # % # % # % # % # %
Total Number Findings 2   4   4   0   12   7  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14
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 2 17 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 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 2 50 0 0 0 0 2 17 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment  
Non-Sexual 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 3 25 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 33 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 2 100 0 0 3 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment  
Denied 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 8 0 0
Directed 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 1 25 1 25 0 0 3 25 6 86
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 2 17 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 2 17 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 2 100 4 100 4 100 0 0 8 67 2 0
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
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 2 25 0 0
Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13 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 2 50 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment  
Non-Sexual 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 3 38 0 0
Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 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 2 100 0 0 3 75 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment  
Denied 0 0 0 0 1 25 0 0 1 13 0 0
Directed 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 1 25 1 25 0 0 0 0 1 50
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 1 13 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 2 25 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 4 33 5 100
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 0 0 2 50 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 0 0 3 75 5 100
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 2 50 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
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 783 685 526 428 457 536
Total Complainants 646 642 414 364 396

454

Number complaints pending  
Investigation 40 41 54 13 95 83
ROI Issued, pending Complainant's action 1 3 2 0 2 5
Hearing 303 326 265 315 355 455
Final Agency Action 43 63 74 74 74 72
Appeals with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 152 149 131 195 236  
Complaint Investigations (Sec.1614.704(m)) Comparative Data (Sec.1614.705)
Previous Fiscal Year Data
2016 thru 09/30
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Pending Completion Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 60 64 48 80 140 65