The American Banker reported this week that the CFPB released an internal report that shows the disparities in employee evaluations on which we previously reported go beyond race. The report showed “statistically significant disparities” based on race, age, CFPB office location, length of employment, and participation in the CFPB’s union.

In response to the findings

The House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations has scheduled a hearing for April 2, 2014 entitled “Allegations of Discrimination and Retaliation within the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”  The hearing follows the American Banker’s recent article revealing that CFPB staff evaluations showed a pattern of racial disparities.  

According to the Committee memorandum,

The CFPB has issued its third annual report to Congress on its workforce.  The Dodd-Frank Act requires the CFPB to submit an annual report that includes a Recruitment and Retention Plan, Training and Workforce Development Plan, and Workplace Flexibilities Plan. 

Titled “Growing our Human Capital,” the report states that the CFPB had 1,302 employees as