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: September 30, 2015

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Number of Complaints Filed 5490 5117 4532 4384 4088 3856
Number of Complainants 5030 4714 4272 4131 3854 3625
Repeat Filers 303 309 249 241 224 209
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Race 1911 1802 2089 2079 1937 1799
Color 775 706 734 723 685 657
Religion 198 191 203 211 194 169
Reprisal 2718 2528 2367 2124 1988 1878
Sex 2198 1787 1934 1888 1776 1708
PDA N/A N/A 40 24 22 41
National Origin 423 407 434 401 368 315
Equal Pay Act 1 0 0 2 0 1
Age 1725 1593 1576 1599 1504 1383
Disability 2290 1894 1947 1505 1495 1348
Genetic Information N/A 0 0 51 57 55
Non-EEO 102 76 26 9 16 19
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Appointment/Hire 82 75 64 90 74 89
Assignment of Duties 440 355 346 297 259 255
Awards 17 11 6 2 11 14
Conversion to Full Time 6 12 19 12 19 18
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 21 20 25 22 12 17
    Reprimand 609 601 639 521 504 445
    Suspension 580 543 590 532 484 387
    Removal 530 508 510 456 415 363
    Other 281 306 276 305 276 221
Duty Hours 427 365 402 357 349 301
Examination/Test 24 16 10 16 10 9
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1549 1486 1396 1211 1146 943
    Sexual 131 138 108 93 107 95
Medical Examination 37 41 23 24 26 11
Pay (Including Overtime) 486 538 579 594 535 488
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 104 64 37 28 17 25
Promotion/Non-Selection 249 126 173 217 241 227
Reassignment
           
    Denied 141 114 132 145 95 69
    Directed 139 129 143 141 126 83
Reasonable Accommodation 742 660 524 465 514 487
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 18 13 14 20 16 11
Retirement 46 31 34 28 26 18
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 192 183 192 304 277 331
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1443 1379 1378 1297 1267 1279
Time and Attendance 714 629 730 630 603 534
Training 102 89 89 97 77 53
Other 234 257 229 230 228 256
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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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 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 122.86 113.47 104.24 137.98 138.23 118.35
    Average number of days in final action stage 73.74 99.85 30.01 34.68 31.29 25.44
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 123.00 114.34 103.47 140.96 140.69 122.63
    Average number of days in final action stage 24.00 14.55 13.33 15.53 15.19 17.67
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 122.72 112.80 102.72 113.35 133.54 110.37
    Average number of days in final action stage 136.32 170.43 51.08 32.28 37.37 34.54
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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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)
2376 2538 1570 1239 1246 1116
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 33.44 37.99 42.60 30.94 30.26 26.77
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 311 303 240 258 259 224
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings 75   64   51   34   29   23  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 75 100 64 100 51 100 34 100 29 100 23 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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09/30/2015
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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings 75   64   51   34   29   23  
Race 21 28 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 4 17
Color 2 2.7 3 4.7 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 1 4
Religion 2 2.7 1 1.6 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 0 0
Reprisal 45 60 28 43.8 29 56.9 22 64.7 16 55 14 61
Sex 25 33.3 16 25 11 21.6 7 20.6 5 17 6 26
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 4 5.3 4 6.3 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 4
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 6 8 3 4.7 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 0 0
Disability 19 25.3 26 40.6 22 43.1 9 26.5 8 28 8 35
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 21 100 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100 4 100
Color 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Religion 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 45 100 28 100 29 100 22 100 16 100 14 100
Sex 25 100 16 100 11 100 7 100 5 100 6 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 4 100 4 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 6 100 3 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 0 0
Disability 19 100 26 100 22 100 9 100 8 100 8 100
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 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
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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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings
75   64   51   34   29   23  
Appointment/Hire 1 1.3 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 3 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 8 10.7 3 4.7 5 9.8 2 5.9 2 7 3 13
    Suspension 9 12 5 7.8 7 13.7 3 8.8 1 3 3 13
    Removal 7 9.3 2 3.1 11 21.6 3 8.8 5 17 5 22
    Other 2 2.7 3 4.7 2 3.9 1 2.9 1 3 3 13
Duty Hours 3 4 2 3.1 2 3.9 2 5.9 2 7 2 9
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 16 21.3 9 14.1 12 23.5 13 38.2 7 24 10 43
    Sexual 1 1.3 1 1.6 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 2 9
Medical Examination 0 0 1 1.6 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 6 8 7 10.9 1 2 0 0 1 3 3 13
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 1.3 1 1.6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 9 12 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 1 4
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0
    Directed 4 5.3 2 3.1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 11 14.7 13 20.3 12 23.5 2 5.9 6 21 6 26
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 2 3.1 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 1 4
Terms/Conditions of Employment 15 20 10 15.6 6 11.8 3 8.8 2 7 4 17
Time and Attendance 5 6.7 2 3.1 5 9.8 3 8.8 0 0 4 17
Training 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 7 9.3 10 15.6 1 2 3 8.8 1 3 1 4
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 3 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 8 100 3 100 5 100 2 100 2 100 3 100
    Suspension 9 100 5 100 7 100 3 100 1 100 3 100
    Removal 7 100 2 100 11 100 3 100 5 100 5 100
    Other 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 3 100
Duty Hours 3 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 16 100 9 100 12 100 13 100 7 100 10 100
    Sexual 1 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 2 100
Medical Examination 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 6 100 7 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 3 100
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 9 100 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100 1 100
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Directed 4 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 11 100 13 100 12 100 2 100 6 100 6 100
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 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
Terms/Conditions of Employment 15 100 10 100 6 100 3 100 2 100 4 100
Time and Attendance 5 100 2 100 5 100 3 100 0 0 4 100
Training 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 7 100 10 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 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
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 2015
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 4232 4578 3559 3875 4325 2267
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A 4068 3203 3431 3783 1981
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 25 3 13 1 0 3
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 8 2 3 0
    Hearing 1633 1460 1345 1626 1902 2226
    Final Action 42 18 7 32 37 33
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1319 888 1201 1324 1037 13
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 32 0 5 72 2 1