System name: Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government Complaint
and Appeal Records (July 30, 2002, 67 FR 49338).
System location: Equal employment opportunity complaint files are maintained in an
Office of Equal Employment Opportunity or other designated office of the agency or
department where the complaint was filed. EEO Appeal files (including appeals from
final negotiated grievance decisions involving allegations of discrimination) and petitions
for review of decisions of the Merit Systems Protection Board are maintained in the
Office of Federal Operations, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington,
DC 20507 and in EEOC field offices.
Categories of individuals covered by the system: Applicants for federal employment
and current and former federal employees who contact an EEO counselor or who file
complaints of discrimination or reprisal with their agency, or who file appeals on EEO
complaints, petitions for review of decisions of the Merit Systems Protection Board, or
appeals of final decisions in negotiated grievance actions involving allegations of
Categories of records in the system: This system of records contains information or
documents compiled during the pre-complaint counseling and the investigation of
complaints filed under section 717 of Title VII, section 15 of the Age Discrimination in
Employment Act, section 501 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Equal Pay Act and all
Authority for maintenance of system: 42 U.S.C. 2000e-16(b) and (c); 29 U.S.C. 204(f)
and 206(d); 29 U.S.C. 633(a); 29 U.S.C. 791; Reorg. Plan No. 1 of 1978, 43 FR 19607
(May 9, 1978); Exec. Order No. 12106, 44 FR 1053 (Jan. 3, 1979).
Purpose(s): These records are maintained for the purpose of counseling, investigating
and adjudicating complaints of employment discrimination brought by applicants and
current and former federal employees against federal employers.
Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categ