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No Fear Data - VBA

Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No FEAR Act:
Internal Complaint Activity
Veterans Benefits Administration
4th Quarter Fiscal Year 2012

29 CFR §1614.704(a) - (c)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
Complaint Activity
20072008 20092010
20112012
Number of Complaints Filed in FY 1614.704(a) 117 145 143 146 181 155
Number of Complainants 1614.704(b) 106 132 136 138 167 148
Repeat Filers 1614.704(c) 8 16 8 10 16 10
29 CFR §1614.704(d)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
Complaints by Basis
20072008 20092010 20112012
Race 75 82 215 117 71 57
Color 1 12 15 15 7 2
Religion 2 4 7 12 5 2
Reprisal 90 91 126 109 53 60
Sex (including complaints filed under Equal Pay Act) 57 68 139 73 57 36
National Origin 11 4 4 1 9 5
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 84 54 136 106 61 43
Disability 93 71 137 137 75 71
Other 2 0 0 0 0 0
Non-EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 CFR §1614.704(e)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
Complaints by IssuePrevious Fiscal Year Data
2007200820092010 20112012
Appointment/Hire

10

6 7 2 6 2
Assignment of Duties 6 8 6 6 10 4
Awards 4 4 2 2 5 1
Conversion to Full-time 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action272331213020
Demotion 0 0 2 2 3 2
Reprimand 3 2 3 4 8 2
Suspension 6 6 5 4 5 1
Removal 6 5 7 2 5 5
Other 12 10 14 9 9 10
Duty Hours 0 2 2 1 0 4
Evaluation Appraisal 9 4 8 5 8 8
Examination/Test 0 0 0 1 0 0
Harassment93451571008373
Non-Sexual 90 39 144 98 78 66
Sexual 3 6 13 2 5 7
Medical Examination 0 0 0 1 0 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 3 1 0 4 2 7
Promotion/Non-Selection 50 65 41 31 45 39
Reassignment236323
Denied            
Directed            
Reasonable Accommodation 13 15 12 12 29 24
Reinstatement 1 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 3 1 2 4 2 2
Termination 25 14 21 29 21 12
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 1 0 3 1 3
Time and Attendance 5 9 15 6 11 9
Training 2 4 5 8 6 8
Other 27 33 31 37 29 19
29 CFR §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..."Previous Fiscal Year Data
200720082009201020112012
Num.Avg
Days
Num.Avg
Days
Num.Avg
Days
Num.Avg
Days
Num.Avg
Days
Num.Avg
Days
All complaints pending in Investigative Stage 1614.
704
(f)(1)
25 145 36 127 27 103 45 107.2 42 111.1 44 127.0
All complaints pending in Final Agency Action Stage 16 468 12 294 16 444 14 631.2 26 555.4 28 521.9
All complaints pending in which Hearing was not requested 1614.
704
(f)(2)
18 256 31 231 16 444 13 539.5 23 496.2 26 508.0
Time in Investigation Stage 18 189 31 172 16 171 13 180.3 23 182.0 26 168.7
Time to issue Final Agency Action 18 67 31 59* 30 *82 27 *114 26 *122 35 187*
All complaints pending in which a Hearing was requested 1614.
704
(f)(3)
18 245 14 193 93 553 92 599.0 103 560.8 111 596.6
Time in Investigation Stage 18 229 14 183 93 185 92 177.1 103 183.7 111 179.0
Time to issue Final Agency Action 18 16 14 10 17 13 15 18 27
11
15 19
*This figure includes an average delay in getting the file to the Department's adjudication office (OEDCA) in VA's Central Office of 20 days; said delay computed from the start of the Final Action Stage [see Sec. 1614.702(g)] to receipt of the investigative file in OEDCA. Actual processing time in OEDCA was 167 days.
29 CFR §1614.704(g)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Complaints Dismissed by Agency Pursuant to 1614.107(a)

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency 25 19 33 21 37 24
Average days pending prior to dismissal 41.8 40.7 50.6 46.4 51.1 60.8
29 CFR §1614.704(h)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (h)

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 13 12 15 10 18 15
29 CFR §1614.704(i)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 2011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(i)(1) 1   2   3   2   1   5  
Without Hearing 704(i)(2) 0 0% 1 50% 1 33% 0 0% 0 0% 2 40%
With Hearing 704(i)(3) 1 100% 1 50% 2 67% 2 100% 1 100% 3 60%
29 CFR §1614.704(j)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Previous Fiscal Year Data
200720082009 20102011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(j)(1) 1   2   3   2   1   5  
Race 1 100% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 25%
Color 0 0% 0 0% 0 33% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Religion 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 1 100% 1 50% 0 0% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0%
Sex 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 2 40%
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% 2 67% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0%
Disability 0 0 1 50% 1 33% 0 0% 0 0% 3 60%
Non-EEO 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
29 CFR §1614.704(j)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008200920102011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings Without Hearing 704(j)(2) 0   1   1   0   0   2  
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% 1 100% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 2 67%
Non-EEO 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
29 CFR §1614.704(j)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Previous Fiscal Year Data
200720082009 20102011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(j)(1) 1   2   3   2   1   5  
Number Findings Rendered After Hearing 704(j)(3) 1   1   2   2   1   3  
Race 1 100% 0 0% 1 100% 0 100% 0 0% 1 100%
Color 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Religion 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 1 100% 1 100% 0   1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Sex 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 1 100% 2 100%
National Origin 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%
Age 0 0% 0 0% 2 100% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Disability 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 0 0% 1 33%
Non-EEO 0 0% 0 0% 0   0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008200920102011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(k)(1) 1   2   3   2   1   5  
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 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Reprimand 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Suspension 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Removal 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Other 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Duty Hours 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Evaluation Appraisal 0 0% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Examination/Test 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Harassment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 0   0   0   o   o   1 20%
Sexual 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 1 100% 0 0% 2 67% 1 50% 1 100% 1 20%
Reassignment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Directed 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0% 1 50% 1 33% 0 0% 0 0% 3 60%
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% 1 50% 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% 1 50% 0 0% 1 20%
29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
200720082009 201020112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings Without Hearing 704(k)(2) 0   1   1   0   0   1  
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 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Reprimand 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Suspension 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Removal 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Other 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 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Sexual 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 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Directed 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0% 1 100% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 2 67%
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% 1 100%
29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 2011 2012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(k)(1) 1   2   3   2   1   4  
Findings After Hearing 704(k)(3) 1   1   2   2   1   3  
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 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0   0   0      
Reprimand 0   0   0   0   0      
Suspension 0   0   0   0   0      
Removal 0   0   0   0   0      
Other 0   0   0   0   0      
Duty Hours 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Evaluation Appraisal 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Examination/Test 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Harassment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 0   0   0   0 0% 0 0% 1 100%
Sexual 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 1 100% 0 0% 2 100% 1 100% 1 100% 1 100%
Reassignment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   0   0      
Directed 0   0   0   0   0      
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 33%
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% 1 100% 0 0% 1 100% 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% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
29 CFR §1614.704(l)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Complaints Pending From Previous Fiscal Years by Status

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 2009 2010 20112012
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 704(l)(1) 43 39 68 74 88 103
Total Complainants 704(l)(2) 42 35 58 70 79 95
Number complaints pending: 704(l)(3)
Investigation 3 0 0 0 0 0
ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 0 2 0 1 0
Hearing 31 36 57 62 67 81
Final Agency Action 8 6 8 9 14 16
Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations NA* NA* 1 3 6 6
*Did not track
29 CFR §1614.704(m)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
Previous Fiscal Year Data
Complaint Investigations
20072008 20092010 20112012
Number Pending Completion of Investigation 25 36 27 45 42 44
Pending Investigations Over Required Time Frames 6 5 4 1 0 1