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: 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 655 609 517 532 462 117
Number of Complainants 589 563 494 493 431 117
Repeat Filers 39 31 22 36 28 0
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 227 207 225 233 196 51
Color 81 68 71 71 70 14
Religion 20 19 19 27 16 6
Reprisal 327 265 245 254 225 57
Sex 262 250 208 229 196 51
PDA 0 0 3 3 4 1
National Origin 26 22 28 23 19 4
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 184 155 167 174 152 34
Disability 262 223 227 195 164 36
Genetic Information N/A 0 0 2 10 2
Non-EEO 9 8 4 1 1 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 7 14 5 11 6 0
Assignment of Duties 45 59 37 35 39 8
Awards 2 0 1 0 1 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 0 2 1 6 1
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 1 2 1 2 1 0
    Reprimand 58 56 65 54 45 12
    Suspension 63 62 52 56 40 7
    Removal 73 85 99 66 72 17
    Other 34 40 46 44 36 8
Duty Hours 69 60 49 28 52 5
Examination/Test 0 4 4 4 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 217 178 133 111 90 28
    Sexual 14 12 8 11 6 7
Medical Examination 3 7 2 5 3 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 61 73 62 78 71 17
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 7 1 2 2 2 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 35 7 17 23 25 7
Reassignment
           
    Denied 9 11 8 10 10 5
    Directed 19 18 12 18 8 1
Reasonable Accommodation 87 74 68 65 38 11
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Reinstatement 4 2 3 3 1 0
Retirement 5 2 2 0 2 2
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 25 33 19 53 30 17
Terms/Conditions of Employment 129 154 154 167 171 37
Time and Attendance 86 76 66 52 54 16
Training 16 12 6 11 10 0
Other 14 34 22 21 28 2
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 110.59 106.17 113.95 136.58 133.40 104.35
    Average number of days in final action stage 90.41 128.34 39.78 36.15 35.12 30.11
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 110.02 106.20 114.32 143.01 135.24 102.54
    Average number of days in final action stage 10.68 11.43 26.23 13.05 14.04 12.00
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 111.01 106.16 113.15 122.11 129.94 105.89
    Average number of days in final action stage 143.80 188.49 52.47 37.23 42.76 33.00
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)
272 264 190 137 142 35
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 22.94 34.16 34.14 25.73 24.89 16.25
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 34 35 32 28 36 4
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 10   10   14   7   5   4  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 10 100 10 100 14 100 7 100 5 100 4 100
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
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Total number of findings 10   10   14   7   5   4  
Race 4 40 1 10 2 14.3 0 0 1 20 0 0
Color 0 0 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 5 50 3 30 9 64.3 5 71.4 4 80 1 25
Sex 7 70 2 20 4 28.6 1 14.2 0 0 1 25
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 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 1 10 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 30 7 70 3 21.4 3 42.8 1 20 3 75
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 4 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 5 100 3 100 9 100 5 100 4 100 1 100
Sex 7 100 2 100 4 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 100 7 100 3 100 3 100 1 100 3 100
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 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
10   10   14   7   5   4  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 10 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 2 20 0 0 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 10 1 10 4 28.6 0 0 0 0 1 25
    Removal 1 10 2 20 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20 1 25
    Other 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 10 2 14.3 0 0 0 0 1 25
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 10 0 0 5 35.7 2 28.5 3 60 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 10 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 10 2 20 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 20 2 20 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20 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 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 30 3 30 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 2 50
Time and Attendance 1 10 0 0 2 14.3 0 0 0 0 1 25
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 1 100 4 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Removal 1 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
    Other 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 1 100 0 0 5 100 2 100 3 100 0 0
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 3 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 414 469 405 396 502 463
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A 423 379 362 428 410
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 3 0 3 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 2 20
    Hearing 154 136 131 143 195 318
    Final Action 4 1 1 2 1 12
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 154 91 144 173 143 129
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 3 0 1 14 0 6