Department of the Interior No Fear Act Report

Department of the Interior No Fear Act Report for the Period Ending September 30, 2022

 

 

 

Part 1 Complaint Activity

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

 

2022 Thru 09-30

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Number of Complaints Filed

791

900

703

539

488

257

Number of Complainants

775

861

693

528

474

249

Repeat Filers

12

37

10

11

14

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 2 Complaints by Basis

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

 

2022 Thru

09-30

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

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Race

236

285

180

149

171

60

Color

92

88

63

56

41

27

Religion

29

47

21

20

24

32

Reprisal

403

493

359

313

304

125

Sex

332

325

241

218

191

79

PDA

7

2

4

6

5

1

National Origin

95

124

74

25

71

25

Equal Pay Act

5

3

3

3

4

4

Age

280

276

266

210

152

77

Disability

265

297

205

211

154

84

Genetics

2

6

4

2

0

3

Non-EEO

31

49

35

34

16

6

 

 

 

Part 3 Complaints By Issue

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

 

2022 Thru

09-30

Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.

The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Appointment/Hire

79

79

82

74

80

30

Assignment of Duties

87

103

100

49

54

25

Awards

23

9

15

4

6

2

Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status

4

0

0

0

0

0

Disciplinary Action

Demotion

3

0

3

0

2

1

Reprimand

42

30

18

27

27

8

Suspension

47

36

20

31

32

14

Removal

20

41

24

43

10

3

Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Duty Hours

17

2

10

13

10

5

Perf. Eval./ Appraisal

99

86

70

66

60

28

Examination/Test

4

6

0

0

10

1

Harrassment

Non-Sexual

377

442

364

258

234

125

Sexual

28

27

16

17

8

2

Medical Examination

7

3

2

4

0

3

Pay including overtime

27

4

14

8

22

10

Promotion/Non-Selection

96

129

49

85

53

35

Reassignment

Denied

0

3

2

9

2

2

Directed

27

28

29

20

16

2

Reasonable Accommodation Disability

70

102

49

77

49

33

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

Religious Accommodation

2

0

0

0

0

16

Retirement

7

5

6

6

8

4

Sex-Stereotyping

0

5

0

0

2

0

Telework

8

26

6

8

6

11

Termination

62

73

47

52

45

23

Terms/Conditions of Employment

140

111

87

83

71

32

Time and Attendance

42

36

31

43

25

7

Training

25

30

26

22

12

9

Other

User Defined - Other 1

2

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Part 4 Processing Time

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

 

2022 Thru 09-30

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Complaints pending during fiscal year

Average number of days in investigation

185.32

184.72

209.01

184.04

223.28

179.68

Average number of days in final action

50.67

52.68

58.56

111.33

107.51

46.31

Complaints pending during fiscal year where hearing was requested

Average number of days in investigation

190.63

190.71

209.68

178.27

223.65

198.57

Average number of days in final action

43.56

34

44.81

72.94

65.24

34.61

Complaints pending during fiscal year where hearing was not requested

Average number of days in investigation

177.56

182.29

210.94

179.81

210.17

173.35

Average number of days in final action

56.74

68.75

75.67

158.09

157.51

62.40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 5 Complaints Dismissed by Agency

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

 

2022 Thru 09-30

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Part 5 Complaints Dismissed by Agency

99

58

78

58

44

27

Average days pending prior to dismissal

3290.98

1553.81

4535.57

2433.66

1663.32

101.77

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

Total Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants

39

64

35

45

44

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 6 Total Final Agency Actions Finding Discrimination

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2022 Thru

09-30

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

6

 

2

 

8

 

16

 

52

 

2

 

Without Hearing

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

50

42

81

1

50

With Hearing

6

100

2

100

8

100

8

50

10

19

1

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part 7 Finding of Discrimination Rendered by Basis

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2022 Thru

09-30

 

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

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

 

#

 

%

 

#

 

%

 

#

 

%

 

#

 

%

 

#

 

%

 

#

 

%

Total Number Findings

28

 

14

 

14

 

35

 

118

 

2

 

Race

3

10.71

2

14.29

0

0.00

2

5.71

16

13.56

0

0.00

Color

1

3.57

2

14.29

0

0.00

2

5.71

8

6.78

0

0.00

Religion

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

1.69

0

0.00

Reprisal

6

21.43

4

28.57

6

42.86

8

22.86

40

33.90

1

50.00

Sex

6

21.43

2

14.29

4

28.57

5

14.29

24

20.34

0

0.00

PDA

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

National Origin

0

0.00

2

14.29

0

0.00

2

5.71

4

3.39

0

0.00

Equal Pay Act

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Age

4

14.29

2

14.29

4

28.57

6

17.14

8

6.78

0

0.00

 

 

Disability

8

28.57

0

0.00

0

0.00

10

28.57

16

13.56

1

50.00

Genetics

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Non-EEO

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

Findings After Hearing

18

 

12

 

14

 

19

 

32

 

1

 

Race

2

11.11

2

16.67

0

0.00

0

0.00

8

25.00

0

0.00

Color

0

0.00

2

16.67

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

6.25

0

0.00

Religion

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Reprisal

4

22.22

2

16.67

6

42.86

2

10.53

10

31.25

1

100.00

Sex

4

22.22

2

16.67

4

28.57

3

15.79

4

12.50

0

0.00

PDA

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

National Origin

0

0.00

2

16.67

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

6.25

0

0.00

Equal Pay Act

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Age

2

11.11

2

16.67

4

28.57

6

31.58

0

0.00

0

0.00

Disability

6

33.33

0

0.00

0

0.00

8

42.11

6

18.75

0

0.00

Genetics

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Non-EEO

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

Finding Without Hearing

10

 

2

 

0

 

16

 

86

 

1

 

Race

1

10.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

12.50

8

null

0

0.00

Color

1

10.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

12.50

6

6.98

0

0.00

Religion

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

2.33

0

0.00

Reprisal

2

20.00

2

100.00

0

0.00

6

37.50

30

34.88

0

0.00

Sex

2

20.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

12.50

20

23.26

0

0.00

PDA

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

National Origin

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

12.50

2

2.33

0

0.00

Equal Pay Act

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Age

2

7.14

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

8

6.78

0

0.00

Disability

2

20.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

2

12.50

10

11.63

1

100.00

Genetics

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

Non-EEO

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

0

0.00

 

 

 

 

Part 8 Finding of Discrimination Rendered by Issue

Comparative Data

Previous Fiscal Year Data

2022 Thru 09-

30

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total Number Findings

15

 

4

 

20

 

19

 

122

 

2

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

600

6

600

0

0

Assignment of Duties

2

200

0

0

6

600

2

200

16

1600

0

0

Awards

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status

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

4

400

0

0

Suspension

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

50

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

200

0

0

Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other 2

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

Perf. Eval. / Appraisal

0

0

0

0

2

200

0

0

6

600

1

50

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Sexual

0

0

2

200

4

400

0

0

4

400

0

0

Non-Sexual

4

400

0

0

2

200

3

300

30

3000

1

50

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

2

200

0

0

2

200

4

400

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 Disability

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

300

14

1400

1

50

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Religious Accommodation

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

Sex-Stereotyping

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Telework

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

600

1

50

Termination

0

0

0

0

2

200

3

300

0

0

0

0

Terms/Conditions of Employment

2

200

0

0

2

200

0

0

22

2200

1

0

Time and Attendance

6

600

0

0

2

200

0

0

6

600

0

0

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

200

1

50

Other - User Define

User Defined - Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Findings After Hearing

6

 

2

 

8

 

8

 

10

 

1

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

20

0

0

Assignment of Duties

2

33

0

0

6

75

2

25

8

80

0

0

Awards

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status

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

20

0

0

Suspension

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

20

0

0

Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other 2

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

Perf. Eval. / Appraisal

0

0

0

0

2

25

0

0

6

60

1

100

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Sexual

0

0

0

0

4

50

0

0

0

0

0

0

Non-Sexual

2

33

0

0

2

25

3

38

8

80

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

2

100

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 Disability

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

38

4

40

0

0

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Religious Accommodation

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

Sex-Stereotyping

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Telework

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

20

0

0

Termination

0

0

0

0

2

25

3

38

0

0

0

0

Terms/Conditions of Employment

2

33

0

0

2

25

0

0

8

80

0

0

Time and Attendance

4

67

0

0

2

25

0

0

6

60

0

0

Training

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other - User Define

User Defined - Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 3

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

User Defined - Other 4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

 

Findings Without Hearing

5

 

2

 

0

 

8

 

42

 

1

 

Appointment/Hire

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

75

4

10

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

19

0

0

Awards

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Conversion to Full Time/Perm Status

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

5

0

0

Suspension

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

Removal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other 1

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Other 2

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

Perf. Eval. / 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

Sexual

0

0

2

100

0

0

0

0

4

10

0

0

Non-Sexual

2

40

0

0

0

0

0

0

22

52

1

100

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

20

0

0

0

0

2

25

4

10

0

0

Reassignment

Denied

0