No FEAR Act

The 2002 Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation (No FEAR) Act requires U.S. government agencies to publish reports describing in detail the number and nature of discrimination complaints filed against them, and how the agencies are working to resolve them. Below are these reports for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. 

 

Complaints by Issues and Bases   Findings



No Fear Act Complaint Activity Summary



  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
# Complaints carried over from previous FY 3 4 3 3 5 2 3 3 2 1 3 1 4 5 1
# Complaints filed in FY 3 2 2 5 5 5 1 6 5 2 2 5 3 5 5
# Remands 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
# Complaints closed in FY 2 3 2 7 5 2 2 6 4 1 4 3 6 7 3
# Pending complaints 4 3 4 3 5 5 2 3 3 2 1 3 1 4 5

Complainant Filers

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Cumulative # of Complaints filed 3 2 2 5 5 5 1 6 5 2 2 5 3 5 5
Cumulative # of Individual Complaint filers 3 2 2 5 5 5 1 3 3 2 2 5 3 5 5
Cumulative # of Individuals filing multiple complaints 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Complaint Activity - Average Processing Days (All Complaints Pending at anytime of FY)

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Number of Complaints 6 6 6 10 10 7 4 9 7 2 5 6 7 10 6
Average Days in Process 348 447 389 351 344 286 304 262 243 222 270 229 266 327 263
Average Days Investigation 127 164 140 122 141 130 121 115 147 99 111 137 145 142 149

Average Days Final Agency Action

Days with Hearing 490 660 521 477 381 342 386 573 373 278 390 629 0 0 0
Days Without Hearing 0 0 0 0 0 NA 0 229 70 0 132 0 200 471 254

Complaint Activity - Average Processing Days - Complaint Dismissals

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Number of Complaints 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 1
Average Days 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 8 7 0 0 0 232 0 22

Complaint Activity - Complaints at investigation 180+ days

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Number of Complaints 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Complaint Activity - Status of pending complaints end FY

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
Number of Complaints 4 3 4 3 5 5 2 3 3 2 1 3 1 4 5
Number of Individuals 4 3 4 3 5 5 2 2 3 2 1 3 1 4 5
Number in Investigation 2 1 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 4
Number in Hearing 2 1 2 2 5 3 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 1 0
Number Pending AA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Number on Appeal 3 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 4 6