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, 2015

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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12/31/2015
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Number of Complaints Filed 776 696 713 614 566 138
Number of Complainants 714 649 679 587 540 136
Repeat Filers 42 43 32 24 24 2
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Race 251 304 309 259 211 64
Color 75 96 89 96 81 21
Religion 26 28 34 23 22 3
Reprisal 370 330 313 267 243 60
Sex 326 306 328 286 253 67
PDA N/A 7 0 2 3 5
National Origin 27 22 26 29 29 5
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 229 219 278 221 185 51
Disability 294 299 240 229 207 60
Genetic Information 0 0 5 6 5 1
Non-EEO 10 3 2 3 2 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Appointment/Hire 10 8 14 16 20 1
Assignment of Duties 51 72 64 60 21 8
Awards 0 0 1 0 5 1
Conversion to Full Time 1 2 2 2 3 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 2 4 3 1 0 0
    Reprimand 78 79 91 65 62 14
    Suspension 85 85 107 87 57 16
    Removal 57 82 82 65 55 16
    Other 41 51 75 45 18 4
Duty Hours 49 57 75 45 39 12
Examination/Test 0 1 3 2 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 210 227 205 153 105 37
    Sexual 27 10 14 18 11 3
Medical Examination 1 2 4 9 0 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 64 90 89 83 80 14
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 5 6 7 1 3 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 18 31 34 52 28 8
Reassignment
           
    Denied 22 28 35 15 8 2
    Directed 10 31 54 13 5 1
Reasonable Accommodation 80 88 94 76 74 18
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 4 2 3 2 1 0
Retirement 4 6 5 1 0 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 42 32 43 47 46 22
Terms/Conditions of Employment 227 222 166 173 170 56
Time and Attendance 13 102 104 83 75 16
Training 13 21 13 10 10 1
Other 38 34 29 38 20 1
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 105.43 105.71 132.60 141.55 107.88 98.20
    Average number of days in final action stage 107.35 31.86 40.40 26.28 23.61 29.40
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 106.56 106.05 134.33 144.09 112.47 95.23
    Average number of days in final action stage 9.94 13.02 16.45 12.88 17.67 29.10
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 104.66 105.08 128.73 137.13 100.03 100.33
    Average number of days in final action stage 186.30 55.58 36.07 30.78 30.42 29.67
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
375 205 199 185 152 30
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 34.30 32.27 29.57 28.77 19.93 19.23
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 56 49 55 32 35 5
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings 4   10   6   1   3   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 4 100 10 100 6 100 1 100 3 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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12/31/2015
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 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings 4   10   6   1   3   1  
Race 0 0 0 0 1 16.7 0 0 1 33 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 1 25 6 60 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 0 0
Sex 1 25 2 20 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 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 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 25 3 30 2 33.3 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 6 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 0 0
Sex 1 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 2016
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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 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
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Total number of findings
4   10   6   1   3   1  
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 1 100
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 2 20 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 3 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 1 10 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 4 40 2 33.3 0 0 1 33 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 10 2 33.3 0 0 2 67 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 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 100
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 25 2 20 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 16.6 0 0 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 1 100
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 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 1 100 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 4 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 2 100 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 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 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 N/A N/A
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 N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 704 555 621 679 375 605
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 641 505 552 604 340 544
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 0 0 0 1 12
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 3 0 0 0 25
    Hearing 275 235 280 330 371 548
    Final Action 2 0 2 7 3 19
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 113 142 176 151 1 1
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 3 1 0 0