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, 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 09/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Number of Complaints Filed 5659 5490 5117 4532 4384 4088
Number of Complainants 5321 5030 4714 4272 4131 3854
Repeat Filers 289 303 309 249 241 224
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
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 1998 1911 1802 2089 2079 1937
Color 757 775 706 734 723 685
Religion 250 198 191 203 211 194
Reprisal 2743 2718 2528 2367 2124 1988
Sex 2313 2198 1787 1934 1888 1776
PDA N/A N/A N/A 40 24 22
National Origin 516 423 407 434 401 368
Equal Pay Act 1 1 0 0 2 0
Age 1819 1725 1593 1576 1599 1504
Disability 2533 2290 1894 1947 1505 1495
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 51 57
Non-EEO 124 102 76 26 9 16
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
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 81 82 75 64 90 74
Assignment of Duties 392 440 355 346 297 259
Awards 15 17 11 6 2 11
Conversion to Full Time 25 6 12 19 12 19
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 24 21 20 25 22 12
    Reprimand 629 609 601 639 521 504
    Suspension 583 580 543 590 532 484
    Removal 593 530 508 510 456 415
    Other 376 281 306 276 305 276
Duty Hours 446 427 365 402 357 349
Evaluation/Appraisal 71 104 64 37 28 17
Examination/Test 12 24 16 10 16 10
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1603 1549 1486 1396 1211 1146
    Sexual 159 131 138 108 93 107
Medical Examination 58 37 41 23 24 26
Pay (Including Overtime) 564 486 538 579 594 535
Promotion/Non-Selection 193 249 126 173 217 241
Reassignment
           
    Denied 181 141 114 132 145 95
    Directed 200 139 129 143 141 126
Reasonable Accommodation 754 742 660 524 465 514
Reinstatement 15 18 13 14 20 16
Retirement 68 46 31 34 28 26
Termination 293 192 183 192 304 277
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1394 1443 1379 1378 1297 1267
Time and Attendance 697 714 629 730 630 603
Training 94 102 89 89 97 77
Other 213 234 257 229 230 228
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
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 117.48 122.86 113.47 104.24 137.98 138.23
    Average number of days in final action stage 78.80 73.74 99.85 30.01 34.68 31.29
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 117.44 123.00 114.34 103.47 140.96 140.69
    Average number of days in final action stage 15.61 24.00 14.55 13.33 15.53 15.19
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 117.55 122.72 112.80 102.72 113.35 133.54
    Average number of days in final action stage 140.92 136.32 170.43 51.08 32.28 37.37
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
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)
2403 2376 2538 1570 1239 1246
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 34.66 33.44 37.99 42.60 30.94 30.26
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 364 311 303 240 258 259
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 72   75   64   51   34   29  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 72 100 75 100 64 100 51 100 34 100 29 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
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 72   75   64   51   34   29  
Race 13 18.1 21 28 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10
Color 3 4.2 2 2.7 3 4.7 1 2 1 2.9 0 0
Religion 0 0 2 2.7 1 1.6 1 2 1 2.9 1 3
Reprisal 34 47.2 45 60 28 43.8 29 56.9 22 64.7 16 55
Sex 11 15.3 25 33.3 16 25 11 21.6 7 20.6 5 17
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 9.1 4 5.3 4 6.3 0 0 0 0 1 3
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 5 6.9 6 8 3 4.7 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7
Disability 32 44.4 19 25.3 26 40.6 22 43.1 9 26.5 8 28
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 13 100 21 100 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100
Color 3 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
Reprisal 34 100 45 100 28 100 29 100 22 100 16 100
Sex 11 100 25 100 16 100 11 100 7 100 5 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 4 100 4 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 5 100 6 100 3 100 2 100 3 100 2 100
Disability 32 100 19 100 26 100 22 100 9 100 8 100
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 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 09/30/2014
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
72   75   64   51   34   29  
Appointment/Hire 1 1.4 1 1.3 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0
Assignment of Duties 3 4.2 3 4 0 0 1 2 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 1 2 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 4.2 8 10.7 3 4.7 5 9.8 2 5.9 2 7
    Suspension 4 5.6 9 12 5 7.8 7 13.7 3 8.8 1 3
    Removal 4 5.6 7 9.3 2 3.1 11 21.6 3 8.8 5 17
    Other 1 1.4 2 2.7 3 4.7 2 3.9 1 2.9 1 3
Duty Hours 5 6.9 3 4 2 3.1 2 3.9 2 5.9 2 7
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 1 1.3 1 1.6 1 2 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 22 30.6 16 21.3 9 14.1 12 23.5 13 38.2 7 24
    Sexual 1 1.4 1 1.3 1 1.6 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7
Medical Examination 1 1.4 0 0 1 1.6 0 0 1 2.9 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 5 6.9 6 8 7 10.9 1 2 0 0 1 3
Promotion/Non-Selection 3 4.2 9 12 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 1.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2.9 0 0
    Directed 2 2.8 4 5.3 2 3.1 0 0 0 0 1 3
Reasonable/Religious Accommodation 21 29.2 11 14.7 13 20.3 12 23.5 2 5.9 6 21
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 1 1.4 0 0 2 3.1 1 2 1 2.9 1 3
Terms/Conditions of Employment 11 15.3 15 20 10 15.6 6 11.8 3 8.8 2 7
Time and Attendance 6 8.3 5 6.7 2 3.1 5 9.8 3 8.8 0 0
Training 1 1.4 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 3 4.2 7 9.3 10 15.6 1 2 3 8.8 1 3
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Assignment of Duties 3 100 3 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 100 8 100 3 100 5 100 2 100 2 100
    Suspension 4 100 9 100 5 100 7 100 3 100 1 100
    Removal 4 100 7 100 2 100 11 100 3 100 5 100
    Other 1 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100
Duty Hours 5 100 3 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 22 100 16 100 9 100 12 100 13 100 7 100
    Sexual 1 100 1 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 2 100
Medical Examination 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 5 100 6 100 7 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Promotion/Non-Selection 3 100 9 100 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Directed 2 100 4 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Reasonable/Religious Accommodation 21 100 11 100 13 100 12 100 2 100 6 100
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 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
Terms/Conditions of Employment 11 100 15 100 10 100 6 100 3 100 2 100
Time and Attendance 6 100 5 100 2 100 5 100 3 100 0 0
Training 1 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 3 100 7 100 10 100 1 100 3 100 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
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 09/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 4428 4232 4578 3559 3875 4325
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 4068 3203 3431 3783
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 24 25 3 13 1 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 3 0 0 8 2 3
    Hearing 1470 1633 1460 1345 1626 1902
    Final Action 36 42 18 7 32 37
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1139 1319 888 1201 1324 1037
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 09/30/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 24 32 0 5 72 2