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National Science Foundation
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
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Office of Diversity and Inclusion
NSF Policy on Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Prevention of Harassment
EEO Laws and Regulations (Applicable to NSF)
Reasonable Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities
Discrimination complaint process for NSF employees
Complaint process for discrimination under a program or activity receiving NSF funding
Federal No FEAR Act Notice & Whistleblower Laws
No FEAR Act Data
NSF Special Observances
Limited English Proficiency
Forms and Publications

Glossary of EEO Terminology

Related Links
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The Notification and Federal Employee Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act Data (No Fear Act Data)

The No Fear Act of 2002 requires agencies to post certain statistical information on their public websites concerning employment discrimination complaints. Agencies are also required to post current fiscal year information on a cumulative basis with quarterly updates. Additionally, year-end statistical data for the previous five years must be posted for comparison purposes. The No Fear Act Data are very comprehensive and cover all phases of the complaint process. The report that follows depicts the formal complaint activity for the National Science Foundation as outlined below:

  1. Complaint data by fiscal year for previous five year period (2005-2009)

    1. Total number of complaints
    2. The status of these complaints
    3. The amount of funds expended for settlement
    4. The amount of attorney's fees
    5. Number of employees disciplined
  2. Current complaint data (End of 4th Qtr. FY 09)
    1. Total number of complaints
    2. Total number of employees filing complaints
    3. Total number of employees filing multiple complaints


No FEAR Act Data
No FEAR Act Notice



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