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No Fear Data - VHA

Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No FEAR Act:
Internal Complaint Activity
Veterans Health 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) 1705 1847 1947 1900 2036 2041
Number of Complainants 1614.704(b) 1566 1715 1795 1794 1893 1881
Repeat Filers 1614.704(c) 118 118 123 102 123 138
29 CFR §1614.704(d)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
Complaints by BasisPrevious Fiscal Year Data
20072008
 
20092010
 
20112012
Race 1105 1288 1387 1365 740 743
Color 104 87 87 104 55 63
Religion 88 157 135 105 51 77
Reprisal 167 1441 1551 1577 756 799
Sex (including complaints filed under Equal Pay Act) 793 942 956 1014 501 534
National Origin 235 94 91 97 169 192
Equal Pay Act 0 21 6 11 6 9
Age 609 751 941 887 494 493
Disability 735 875 857 1009 539 547
Other 86 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
20072008 20092010 20112012
Appointment/Hire

98

91

134
75
97 98
Assignment of Duties 133 162 123 136 113 117
Awards 42 30 19 25 12 17
Conversion to Full-time 3 1 2 1 1 1
Disciplinary Action376293322295292363
Demotion 14 10 14 8 12 20
Reprimand 64 54 47 49 47 54
Suspension 116 97 88 79 87 112
Removal 71 55 56 47 57 55
Other 111 77 117 112 89 122
Duty Hours 46 54 54 64 29 48
Evaluation Appraisal 113 107 80 126 151 158
Examination/Test 1 1 3 1 0 1
Harassment14461289 156615579451035
Non-Sexual 1325 1232 1475 1491 873 980
Sexual 121 57 91 66 72 55
Medical Examination 15 9 7 13 6 9
Pay (Including Overtime) 122 115 64 82 89 66
Promotion/Non-Selection 587 555 392 387 321 359
Reassignment10169 67837474
Denied            
Directed            
Reasonable Accommodation 77 98 95 109 130 134
Reinstatement 1 2 4 3 1 0
Retirement 33 17 21 24 24 21
Termination 162 159 242 215 178 149
Terms/Conditions of Employment 56 41 67 43 41 45
Time and Attendance 199 175 153 153 136 149
Training 58 45 49 51 58 62
Other 335 347 424 349 267 280
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
20072008
 
20092010
 
20112012
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)
401 119 485 116 446 101 488 117.3 489 115.4 664 124.9
All complaints pending in Final Agency Action Stage 178 440 155 434 245 455 235 498.9 270 503.4 243 513.5
All complaints pending in which Hearing was not requested 1614.
704
(f)(2)
388 285 501 262 236 408 230 489.4 259 473.6 234 494.1
Time in Investigation Stage 388 219 501 193 236 174 230 182.1 259 180.6 234 169.4
Time to issue Final Agency Action 388 66 501 69* 380 75* 453 *120 409 *124 464 179*
All complaints pending in which a Hearing was requested 1614.
704
(f)(3)
295 235 265 201 1088 488 1177 556.7 1234 595.8 1311 625.8
Time in Investigation Stage 295 222 265 194 1088 184 1177 183.2 1234 183.9 1311 184.3
Time to issue Final Agency Action 295 13 265 8 292 21 323 14 393 15 362 12
*This figure includes an average delay in getting the file to the Department's adjudication office (OEDCA) in VA's Central Office of 18 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 161 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 373 345 432 367 489 368
Average days pending prior to dismissal 54.5 55.7 52.8 48.4 48.2 57.2

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29 CFR §1614.704(h)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008
 
20092010
 
20112012
Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants 200 175 157 162 180 193
29 CFR §1614.704(i)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(h)(1) 32   22   19   28   31   33  
Without Hearing 704(h)(2) 5 16% 11 50% 5 26% 9 32% 10 32% 11 33%
With Hearing 704(h)(3) 27 84% 11 50% 14 74% 19 68% 21 68% 22 67%
29 CFR §1614.704(j)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Previous Fiscal Year Data
2007200820092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(j)(1) 32   22   19   28   31   33  
Race 8 25% 5 23% 1 5% 4 11% 3 10% 2 6%
Color 1 3% 1 4% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 3%
Religion 1 3% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 3% 0 0%
Reprisal 10 31% 13 50% 9 47% 10 36% 14 45% 15 45%
Sex 4 13% 4 18% 2 10% 7 25% 5 16% 8 24%
National Origin 2 6% 1 4% 0 0% 2 7% 0 0% 0 0%
Equal Pay Act 2 6% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Age 0 0% 1 4% 2 10% 3 11% 2 6% 3 9%
Disability 11 32% 3 14% 6 31% 7 25% 11 35% 13 39%
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
2007200820092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Number Findings Rendered After Hearing 704(j)(3) 27   11   14   19   21   22  
Race 8 100% 5 100% 1 100% 3 75% 3 100% 1 50%
Color 1 100% 0 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100%
Religion 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 10 100% 6 46% 8 89% 6 60% 11 79% 11 73%
Sex (include Equal Pay Act) 4 100% 0 0% 1 50% 3 43% 4 80% 5 63%
National Origin 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 2 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Equal Pay Act 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Age 0 0% 1 100% 2 100% 2 67% 2 100% 2 67%
Disability 6 55% 1 33% 4 57% 5 71% 4 36% 9 69%
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
2007200820092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings  704(j)(1) 32   22   19   28   31   33  
Number Findings Rendered Without Hearing 704(j)(2) 5   11   5   9   10   11  
Race 0 0% 1 20% 0 0% 1 25% 0 0% 1 50%
Color 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Religion 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Reprisal 0 0% 7 54% 1 11% 4 40% 3 21% 4 27%
Sex 0 0% 0 0% 1 50% 4 57% 1 20% 3 38%
National Origin 0 0% 1 100% 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% 1 33% 0 0% 1 33%
Disability 5 45% 2 67% 3 43% 2 29% 7 64% 4 31%
Non-EEO 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%

4%

29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(k)(1) 32   22   19   28   31   33  
Appointment/Hire 1 3% 0 0% 1 5% 1 4% 0 0% 2 6%
Assignment of Duties 2 6% 1 4% 1 5% 3 11% 2 6% 1 3%
Awards 2 6% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 1 3% 1 3%
Conversion to Full-time 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 3% 0 0%
Disciplinary Action 1 3% 2 9% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0 0% 0   1 3% 0 0%
Reprimand 1 3% 0   0 0% 0   0   2 6%
Suspension 0   2 9% 0 0% 1 4% 5 16% 0 0%
Removal 0   0   0 0% 0   0   1 3%
Other 0   0   0 0% 0   1 3% 1 3%
Duty Hours 1 3% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 6%
Evaluation Appraisal 1 3% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 2 6% 0 0%
Examination/Test 0 0% 1 4% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Harassment 3 9% 6 27% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 3 9% 3 14% 1 5% 5 18% 3 10% 5 15%
Sexual 0 0% 3 14% 2 11% 4 14% 3 10% 4 12%
Medical Examination 1 3% 1 4% 1 5% 0 0% 2 6% 1 3%
Pay (Including Overtime) 2 6% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 1 3% 0 0%
Promotion/Non-Selection 9 28% 3 14% 4 21% 8 29% 5 16% 6 18%
Reassignment 2 6% 4 18% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   1  
Directed 2 6% 4 18% 0   1 4% 0   2 6%
Reasonable Accommodation 6 19% 3 14% 1 5% 3 11% 8 26% 6 18%
Reinstatement 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 0 0% 0 0%
Retirement 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Termination 6 19% 4 18% 1 5% 7 25% 3 10% 2 6%
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 4% 0 0% 0 0%
Time and Attendance 1 3% 1 4% 1 5% 1 4% 2 6% 2 6%
Training 0 0% 0 0% 1 5% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Other 5 16% 6 27% 5 26% 4 14% 4 13% 5 15%
29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
2007200820092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Total Number Findings 704(k)(1) 32   11   19   0   31   33  
Findings Without Hearing 704(k)(2) 27   11   5   0   10   11  
Appointment/Hire 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 2 100%
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 0 0% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Reprimand 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Suspension 0   1 50% 0   1 100% 1 20% 0  
Removal 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Other 0   0   0   0   0   1 100%
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% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Harassment 1 33% 6 100% 0 0%     0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 1 33% 3 100% 0   3 60% 1 33% 1 20%
Sexual 0   3 100% 1 50% 4 100% 1 33% 2 50%
Medical Examination 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 1 50% 0 0%
Pay (Including Overtime) 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0%
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 11% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 17%
Reassignment 0 0% 2 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Directed 0   2 50% 0   1   0   1 50%
Reasonable Accommodation 1 17% 2 67% 1 100% 2 67% 5 63% 3 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 2 33% 2 50% 0 0% 3 43% 1 33% 1 50%
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% 3 50% 1 20% 3 43% 2 50% 2 40%
29 CFR §1614.704(k) 29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
#%#%#%#%#%#%
Findings After Hearing 704(k)(3) 27   11   14   19   21   22  
Appointment/Hire 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Assignment of Duties 2 100% 0 0% 1 100% 3 100% 1 50% 1 100%
Awards 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 1 100% 1 100%
Conversion to Full-time 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0%
Disciplinary Action 1 100% 1 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Demotion 0   0   0   0   1 100% 0  
Reprimand 1 100% 0   0   0   0   0  
Suspension 0   1 50% 0   0 0% 4 80% 0  
Removal 0   0   0   0   0   1 100%
Other 0   0   0   0   0 0% 0  
Duty Hours 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Evaluation Appraisal 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 2 100% 2 100%
Examination/Test 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Harassment 2 67% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Non-Sexual 2 67% 0 0% 1 100% 2 40% 2 67% 4 80%
Sexual 0   0 0% 1 50% 0 0% 2 67% 2 50%
Medical Examination 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 50% 1 100%
Pay (Including Overtime) 2 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Promotion/Non-Selection 8 89% 3 100% 4 100% 8 100% 5 100% 5 83%
Reassignment 2 100% 2 50% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Denied 0   0   0   0   0   0  
Directed 2 100% 2 50% 0   0 0% 0   1 50%
Reasonable Accommodation 5 83% 1 33% 0 0% 1 33% 3 38% 3 50%
Reinstatement 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Retirement 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Termination 4 67% 2 50% 1 100% 4 57% 2 67% 1 50%
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0%
Time and Attendance 1 100% 1 100% 1 100% 1 100% 2 100% 0 0%
Training 0 0% 0 0% 1 100% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Other 5 100% 3 50% 4 80% 4 57% 2 50% 3 60%
29 CFR §1614.704(l)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
Complaints Pending From Previous Fiscal Years by StatusPrevious Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 704(l)(1) 638 518 754 937 1033 1139
Total Complainants 704(l)(2) 570 468 690 837 925 1017
Number complaints pending: 704(l)(3)
Investigation 2 0 4 1 2 7
ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 3 5 7 6 5 9
Hearing 531 453 615 770 812 904
Final Agency Action 80 46 106 117 134 111
Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations NA 14 22 43 80 108
29 CFR §1614.704(m)29 CFR §1614.705 Comparative Data
 
 

Complaint Investigations

Previous Fiscal Year Data
20072008 20092010 20112012
Number Pending Completion of Investigation 401 485 445 488 490 665
Pending Investigations Over Required Time Frames 38 30 9 21 15 42