No Fear Act Notice

On May 15, 2002, Congress enacted the "Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002," which is now known as the No FEAR Act. One purpose of the Act is to "require that Federal agencies be accountable for violations of anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws." [See Public Law 107-174, Summary.] In support of this purpose, Congress found that "agencies cannot be run effectively if those agencies practice or tolerate discrimination." [See Public Law 107-174, Title I, General Provisions, section 101(1).] The Act also requires this agency to provide this notice to Federal employees, former Federal employees and applicants for Federal employment to inform you of the rights and protections available to you under Federal anti-discrimination and whistleblower protection laws.

For rights and protections available to you under the Federal anti-discrimination and whistleblower laws, as well as information regarding retaliation and disciplinary actions, go to

The intent of the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002, "No FEAR Act" is that federal agencies will pay more attention to their EEO and whistleblower complaint activity and act more expeditiously to resolve complaints at the administrative level when it is appropriate to do so. Each agency is required to post on its primary web homepage a link to the data required to be posted under the Act and designate the link and that data as "Equal Opportunity Data to be posted by the No FEAR Act."

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Quarterly and Five Year Reports


    • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), PDF
    • National Park Service (NPS), PDF
    • Bureau of Land Management (BLM), PDF
    • Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), PDF
    • Minerals Management Service (MMS), PDF
    • Office of Surface Mining (OSM), PDF
    • Office of the Secretary (OS), PDF
    • Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), PDF
    • U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), PDF

If you are unable to access the above links or information, please send an e-mail to the below-mentioned Web Contact address:

U.S. Department of the Interior

Office of Civil Rights

Web Contact:

Last Updated on 12/31/2011