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Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted
Pursuant to the No Fear Act:

USDA (and below)

For 4th Quarter 2011 for period ending September 30, 2011

Complaint Activity

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Number of Complaints Filed

530

545

549

527

476

525

Number of Complainants

483

487

417

394

464

509

Repeat Filers

38

33

50

21

7

12



Complaints by Basis

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Race

207

186

223

181

171

221

Color

45

44

43

44

23

32

Religion

28

21

22

13

16

21

Reprisal

263

264

282

248

192

242

Sex

181

181

198

178

162

207

National Origin

79

42

50

61

50

57

Equal Pay Act

15

8

8

3

2

4

Age

174

184

172

168

163

191

Disability

97

105

99

91

101

104

Non-EEO

14

24

38

33

43

42



 

Complaints by Issue

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Appointment/Hire

29

34

30

20

22

38

Assignment of Duties

58

58

58

80

56

62

Awards

16

10

29

21

13

20

Conversion to Full-time

0

0

0

0

1

0

Disciplinary Action

 Demotion

4

4

3

4

5

3

 Reprimand

14

15

16

25

15

24

 Suspension

18

19

27

23

28

19

 Removal

5

8

8

7

6

5

 Other

6

15

6

11

10

10

Duty Hours

6

7

9

9

5

6

Evaluation Appraisal

47

42

77

66

63

64

Examination/Test

1

2

2

2

1

1

Harassment

 Non-Sexual

202

200

241

237

186

224

 Sexual

15

19

15

15

13

23

Medical Examination

0

0

0

0

1

0

Pay (Including Overtime)

6

5

10

5

10

13

Promotion/Non-Selection

151

142

139

117

104

135

Reassignment

 Denied

2

7

4

10

5

8

 Directed

21

34

22

35

20

20

Reasonable Accommodation

21

40

36

28

35

36

Reinstatement

0

1

1

1

2

1

Retirement

11

4

4

6

1

6

Termination

46

37

16

35

34

39

Terms/Conditions of Employment

40

43

51

49

39

52

Time and Attendance

31

38

41

31

25

28

Training

19

18

40

35

25

27

Other

87

71

51

57

64

60



Processing Time

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Complaints pending during fiscal year

Average number of days in investigation

217.52

271.25

234.76

160.67

314.71

295.88

Average number of days in final action

324.58

433.35

736.90

677.81

626.85

360.54

Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was requested

Average number of days in investigation

215.84

340.81

233.11

20.60

281.79

282.63

Average number of days in final action

45.22

120.83

213.93

176.76

189.78

182.83

Complaint pending during fiscal year where hearing was not requested

Average number of days in investigation

219.02

214.80

235.92

256.26

335.43

304.05

Average number of days in final action

620.92

614.43

914.71

825.73

817.92

416.86



 

Complaints Dismissed by Agency

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Total Complaints Dismissed by Agency

81

73

54

39

56

74

Average days pending prior to dismissal

683

690

288

248

263

119

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

61

29

31

24

34

31



Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

17

 

8

 

10

 

15

 

27

 

32

 

Without Hearing

6

35

3

38

4

40

13

87

22

81

29

91

With Hearing

11

65

5

63

6

60

2

13

5

19

3

9



 

Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.
The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

15

 

7

 

8

 

15

 

27

 

32

 

Race

2

13

1

14

0

0

4

27

7

26

2

6

Color

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

7

0

0

Religion

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reprisal

11

73

3

43

6

75

4

27

12

44

11

34

Sex

4

27

3

43

2

25

6

40

5

19

5

16

National Origin

0

0

2

29

0

0

1

7

1

4

0

0

Equal Pay Act

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Age

1

7

0

0

3

38

7

47

9

33

12

38

Disability

0

0

2

29

0

0

2

13

5

19

10

31

Non-EEO

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

0

0

 

Findings After Hearing

9

 

4

 

4

 

2

 

5

 

3

 

Race

2

22

1

25

0

0

1

50

2

40

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

6

67

1

25

2

50

1

50

3

60

2

67

Sex

3

33

2

50

1

25

1

50

2

40

0

0

National Origin

0

0

1

25

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

11

0

0

3

75

0

0

3

60

0

0

Disability

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

20

1

33

Non-EEO

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Findings Without Hearing

4

 

2

 

4

 

8

 

16

 

23

 

Race

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

38

1

6

2

9

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

3

75

1

50

4

100

0

0

7

44

5

22

Sex

1

25

1

50

1

25

2

25

2

13

4

17

National Origin

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

13

1

6

0

0

Equal Pay Act

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Age

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

75

5

31

11

48

Disability

0

0

2

100

0

0

2

25

3

19

8

35

Non-EEO

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

6

0

0



Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

15

 

7

 

8

 

15

 

27

 

32

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

1

14

2

25

0

0

2

7

4

13

Awards

0

0

0

0

2

25

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

0

0

0

0

Suspension

0

0

2

29

0

0

1

7

1

4

2

6

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

0

0

Other

1

7

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

3

38

1

7

0

0

3

9

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

5

33

2

29

4

50

1

7

12

44

16

50

Sexual

1

7

0

0

1

13

0

0

0

0

0

0

Medical Examination

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pay (Including Overtime)

1

7

0

0

1

13

1

7

0

0

1

3

Promotion/Non-Selection

5

33

3

43

0

0

10

67

4

15

7

22

Reassignment

Denied

1

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

6

Directed

1

7

0

0

2

25

1

7

1

4

6

19

Reasonable Accommodation

0

0

1

14

0

0

0

0

3

11

4

13

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

1

7

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

4

1

3

Termination

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

7

1

4

2

6

Terms/Conditions of Employment

1

7

1

14

0

0

1

7

0

0

2

6

Time and Attendance

1

7

1

14

0

0

0

0

1

4

3

9

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other - User Defined

2

13

0

0

1

13

0

0

3

11

0

0

 

Findings After Hearing

9

 

4

 

4

 

2

 

5

 

3

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

0

0

1

25

0

0

0

0

2

67

Awards

0

0

0

0

1

25

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

0

0

0

0

Suspension

0

0

1

25

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other

1

11

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

1

25

0

0

0

0

0

0

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

2

22

2

50

3

75

0

0

2

40

1

33

Sexual

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Medical Examination

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Pay (Including Overtime)

1

11

0

0

1

25

0

0

0

0

0

0

Promotion/Non-Selection

5

56

2

50

0

0

1

50

2

40

0

0

Reassignment

Denied

1

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Directed

0

0

0

0

1

25

1

50

0

0

0

0

Reasonable Accommodation

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

1

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

20

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

1

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other - User Defined

0

0

0

0

1

25

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Findings Without Hearing

6

 

3

 

4

 

13

 

22

 

29

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

1

33

1

25

0

0

2

9

2

7

Awards

0

0

0

0

1

25

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

0

0

0

0

Suspension

0

0

1

33

0

0

1

8

1

5

2

7

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

5

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

2

50

1

8

0

0

3

10

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

3

50

0

0

1

25

1

8

10

45

15

52

Sexual

1

17

0

0

1

25

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

1

8

0

0

1

3

Promotion/Non-Selection

0

0

1

33

0

0

9

69

2

9

7

24

Reassignment

Denied

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

7

Directed

1

17

0

0

1

25

0

0

1

5

6

21

Reasonable Accommodation

0

0

1

33

0

0

0

0

3

14

4

14

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

Termination

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

8

1

5

2

7

Terms/Conditions of Employment

1

17

1

33

0

0

1

8

0

0

2

7

Time and Attendance

0

0

1

33

0

0

0

0

1

5

3

10

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other - User Defined

2

33

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

14

0

0



 

Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years

1443

1384

1333

1218

936

837

Total Complainants

1081

1078

1063

932

695

706

Number complaints pending

Investigation

67

75

102

89

81

63

ROI issued, pending Complainant's action

2

8

6

1

7

12

Hearing

287

303

350

300

228

290

Final Agency Action

534

469

360

109

88

80

Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations

13

20

23

24

28

30



Complaint Investigations

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2011
Thru
09-30

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Pending Complaints Where Investigations Exceed Required Time Frames

92

113

163

171

173

161