Eastern Area
U. S. Postal Service

Equal Employment Opportunity Data Posted Pursuant to Title III of the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination
and Retaliation Act of 2002 (No FEAR Act), Public Law 107-174

Last Updated: December 31, 2014

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Number of Complaints Filed 632 776 696 713 614 170
Number of Complainants 591 714 649 679 587 169
Repeat Filers 35 42 43 32 24 1
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Race 227 251 304 309 259 67
Color 60 75 96 89 96 22
Religion 20 26 28 34 23 6
Reprisal 276 370 330 313 267 70
Sex 287 326 306 328 286 71
PDA N/A N/A 7 0 2 2
National Origin 18 27 22 26 29 7
Equal Pay Act 1 0 0 0 0 0
Age 196 229 219 278 221 53
Disability 270 294 299 240 229 62
Genetic Information N/A 0 0 5 6 2
Non-EEO 8 10 3 2 3 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Appointment/Hire 14 10 8 14 16 5
Assignment of Duties 49 51 72 64 60 5
Awards 1 0 0 1 0 3
Conversion to Full Time 1 1 2 2 2 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 0 2 4 3 1 0
    Reprimand 65 78 79 91 65 14
    Suspension 71 85 85 107 87 10
    Removal 50 57 82 82 65 17
    Other 23 41 51 75 45 8
Duty Hours 52 49 57 75 45 7
Examination/Test 4 0 1 3 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 160 210 227 205 153 32
    Sexual 21 27 10 14 18 3
Medical Examination 7 1 2 4 9 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 51 64 90 89 83 27
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 9 5 6 7 1 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 28 18 31 34 52 14
Reassignment
           
    Denied 18 22 28 35 15 2
    Directed 16 10 31 54 13 1
Reasonable Accommodation 64 80 88 94 76 21
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Reinstatement 1 4 2 3 2 1
Retirement 2 4 6 5 1 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Termination 41 42 32 43 47 11
Terms/Conditions of Employment 237 227 222 166 173 40
Time and Attendance 102 13 102 104 83 23
Training 6 13 21 13 10 6
Other 20 38 34 29 38 7
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 119.69 105.43 105.71 132.60 141.55 119.74
    Average number of days in final action stage 77.14 107.35 31.86 40.40 26.28 19.64
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year where a hearing was requested (1614.704(f)(3))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 119.98 106.56 106.05 134.33 144.09 122.87
    Average number of days in final action stage 8.82 9.94 13.02 16.45 12.88 10.50
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year where a hearing was not requested (1614.704(f)(2))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 119.47 104.66 105.08 128.73 137.13 113.14
    Average number of days in final action stage 136.43 186.30 55.58 36.07 30.78 29.91
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
274 375 205 199 185 42
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 37.56 34.30 32.27 29.57 28.77 20.30
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 41 56 49 55 32 9
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
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Total number of findings 8   4   10   6   1   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 8 100 4 100 10 100 6 100 1 100 2 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints and findings.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings 8   4   10   6   1   2  
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 75 1 25 6 60 2 33.3 0 0 2 100
Sex 2 25 1 25 2 20 2 33.3 0 0 2 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 25 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 0 0 1 25 3 30 2 33.3 1 100 0 0
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 100 1 100 6 100 2 100 0 0 2 100
Sex 2 100 1 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 2 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 0 0 1 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 0 0
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings without a hearing                        
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704 (k))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints and findings.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings
8   4   10   6   1   2  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action                        
    Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 37.5 0 0 2 20 1 16.7 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 12.5 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 12.5 0 0 3 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 0 0 0 0 4 40 2 33.3 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 10 2 33.3 0 0 2 100
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 37.5 1 25 2 20 0 0 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action                        
    Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 0 0 0 0 4 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 2 100
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Findings without a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Awards 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disciplinary Action                        
    Demotion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Retirement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pending Complaints Filed in Previous Fiscal Years by Status (29 CFR 1614.704(l))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 575 704 555 621 679 689
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A 641 505 552 604 616
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 1 0 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 3 0 0 27
    Hearing 213 275 235 280 330 478
    Final Action 5 2 0 2 7 17
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 128 113 142 176 151 140
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 2 0 0 3 1 1