Great Lakes 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: June 30, 2014

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Number of Complaints Filed 594 655 609 517 532 349
Number of Complainants 551 589 563 494 493 331
Repeat Filers 36 39 31 22 36 17
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Race 221 227 207 225 233 140
Color 40 81 68 71 71 51
Religion 11 20 19 19 27 13
Reprisal 304 327 265 245 254 167
Sex 245 262 250 208 229 145
PDA 0 0 0 3 3 3
National Origin 20 26 22 28 23 16
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 164 184 155 167 174 112
Disability 260 262 223 227 195 126
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 2 6
Non-EEO 11 9 8 4 1 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Appointment/Hire 5 7 14 5 11 5
Assignment of Duties 43 45 59 37 35 27
Awards 1 2 0 1 0 1
Conversion to Full Time 8 0 0 2 1 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 5 1 2 1 2 1
    Reprimand 68 58 56 65 54 35
    Suspension 52 63 62 52 56 28
    Removal 103 73 85 99 66 53
    Other 25 34 40 46 44 29
Duty Hours 75 69 60 49 28 41
Evaluation/Appraisal 12 7 1 2 2 2
Examination/Test 3 0 4 4 4 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 110 217 178 133 111 71
    Sexual 21 14 12 8 11 6
Medical Examination 3 3 7 2 5 2
Pay (Including Overtime) 75 61 73 62 78 58
Promotion/Non-Selection 20 35 7 17 23 17
Reassignment
           
    Denied 17 9 11 8 10 9
    Directed 17 19 18 12 18 5
Reasonable Accommodation 75 87 74 68 65 28
Reinstatement 1 4 2 3 3 1
Retirement 13 5 2 2 0 1
Termination 19 25 33 19 53 23
Terms/Conditions of Employment 185 129 154 154 167 131
Time and Attendance 70 86 76 66 52 42
Training 15 16 12 6 11 5
Other 20 14 34 22 21 17
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 105.33 110.59 106.17 113.95 136.58 140.93
    Average number of days in final action stage 103.22 90.41 128.34 39.78 36.15 28.35
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 105.22 110.02 106.20 114.32 143.01 142.72
    Average number of days in final action stage 21.38 10.68 11.43 26.23 13.05 15.67
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 105.41 111.01 106.16 113.15 122.11 137.48
    Average number of days in final action stage 156.23 143.80 188.49 52.47 37.23 29.01
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
228 272 264 190 137 115
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 26.12 22.94 34.16 34.14 25.73 27.02
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 38 34 35 32 28 26
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 7   10   10   14   7   5  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 7 100 10 100 10 100 14 100 7 100 5 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
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 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 7   10   10   14   7   5  
Race 2 28.6 4 40 1 10 2 14.3 0 0 1 20
Color 0 0 0 0 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
Reprisal 5 71.4 5 50 3 30 9 64.3 5 71.4 4 80
Sex 0 0 7 70 2 20 4 28.6 1 14.2 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 100 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 1 10 1 7.1 0 0 0 0
Disability 4 57.1 3 30 7 70 3 21.4 3 42.8 1 20
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 2 100 4 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
Color 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 5 100 5 100 3 100 9 100 5 100 4 100
Sex 0 0 7 100 2 100 4 100 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Disability 4 100 3 100 7 100 3 100 3 100 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 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
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 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings
7   10   10   14   7   5  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 14.3 1 10 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 2 20 0 0 1 7.1 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 10 1 10 4 28.6 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 14.3 1 10 2 20 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20
    Other 1 14.3 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 14.3 0 0 1 10 2 14.3 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7.1 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 2 28.6 1 10 0 0 5 35.7 2 28.5 2 40
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 14.3 1 10 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 10 2 20 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
Reasonable Accommodation 2 28.6 2 20 2 20 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20
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
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 14.3 3 30 3 30 0 0 1 14.2 1 20
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 10 0 0 2 14.3 0 0 0 0
Training 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 20
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 1 100 4 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
    Other 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 100 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 2 100 1 100 0 0 5 100 2 100 2 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Reasonable Accommodation 2 100 2 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
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
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 100 3 100 3 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
Training 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
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
Evaluation/Appraisal 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
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
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
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 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 436 414 469 405 396 472
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 423 379 362 417
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 2 3 0 3 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hearing 120 154 136 131 143 231
    Final Action 2 4 1 1 2 10
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 139 154 91 144 173 156
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 06/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 4 3 0 1 14 9