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

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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 5117 4532 4384 4088 3856 1000
Number of Complainants 4714 4272 4131 3854 3625 993
Repeat Filers 309 249 241 224 209 7
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
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 filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Race 1802 2089 2079 1937 1799 466
Color 706 734 723 685 657 172
Religion 191 203 211 194 169 46
Reprisal 2528 2367 2124 1988 1878 488
Sex 1787 1934 1888 1776 1708 447
PDA N/A 40 24 22 41 11
National Origin 407 434 401 368 315 83
Equal Pay Act 0 0 2 0 1 1
Age 1593 1576 1599 1504 1383 346
Disability 1894 1947 1505 1495 1348 336
Genetic Information 0 0 51 57 55 15
Non-EEO 76 26 9 16 19 3
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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12/31/2015
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 75 64 90 74 89 7
Assignment of Duties 355 346 297 259 255 61
Awards 11 6 2 11 14 2
Conversion to Full Time 12 19 12 19 18 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 20 25 22 12 17 6
    Reprimand 601 639 521 504 445 107
    Suspension 543 590 532 484 387 105
    Removal 508 510 456 415 363 88
    Other 306 276 305 276 221 58
Duty Hours 365 402 357 349 301 94
Examination/Test 16 10 16 10 9 3
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1486 1396 1211 1146 943 263
    Sexual 138 108 93 107 95 33
Medical Examination 41 23 24 26 11 5
Pay (Including Overtime) 538 579 594 535 488 142
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 64 37 28 17 25 3
Promotion/Non-Selection 126 173 217 241 227 65
Reassignment
           
    Denied 114 132 145 95 69 20
    Directed 129 143 141 126 83 22
Reasonable Accommodation 660 524 465 514 487 113
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 13 14 20 16 11 1
Retirement 31 34 28 26 18 4
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 183 192 304 277 331 79
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1379 1378 1297 1267 1279 375
Time and Attendance 629 730 630 603 534 127
Training 89 89 97 77 53 17
Other 257 229 230 228 256 15
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 113.47 104.24 137.98 138.23 118.35 102.24
    Average number of days in final action stage 99.85 30.01 34.68 31.29 25.44 26.28
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 114.34 103.47 140.96 140.69 122.63 104.12
    Average number of days in final action stage 14.55 13.33 15.53 15.19 17.67 22.92
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 112.80 102.72 113.35 133.54 110.37 100.33
    Average number of days in final action stage 170.43 51.08 32.28 37.37 34.54 30.60
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)
2538 1570 1239 1246 1116 276
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 37.99 42.60 30.94 30.26 26.77 22.86
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 303 240 258 259 224 45
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 64   51   34   29   23   6  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 64 100 51 100 34 100 29 100 23 100 6 100
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 64   51   34   29   23   6  
Race 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 4 17 0 0
Color 3 4.7 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 1 4 0 0
Religion 1 1.6 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 28 43.8 29 56.9 22 64.7 16 55 14 61 2 33
Sex 16 25 11 21.6 7 20.6 5 17 6 26 3 50
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 4 6.3 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 4.7 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 0 0 0 0
Disability 26 40.6 22 43.1 9 26.5 8 28 8 35 2 33
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100 4 100 0 0
Color 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 28 100 29 100 22 100 16 100 14 100 2 100
Sex 16 100 11 100 7 100 5 100 6 100 3 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 4 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Disability 26 100 22 100 9 100 8 100 8 100 2 100
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 0 0 1 100 1 100 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
64   51   34   29   23   6  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 17
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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 4.7 5 9.8 2 5.9 2 7 3 13 1 17
    Suspension 5 7.8 7 13.7 3 8.8 1 3 3 13 0 0
    Removal 2 3.1 11 21.6 3 8.8 5 17 5 22 0 0
    Other 3 4.7 2 3.9 1 2.9 1 3 3 13 1 17
Duty Hours 2 3.1 2 3.9 2 5.9 2 7 2 9 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 9 14.1 12 23.5 13 38.2 7 24 10 43 4 67
    Sexual 1 1.6 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 2 9 0 0
Medical Examination 1 1.6 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 7 10.9 1 2 0 0 1 3 3 13 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 1.6 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 7 10.9 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 1 4 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 2 3.1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 13 20.3 12 23.5 2 5.9 6 21 6 26 1 17
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 2 3.1 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 1 4 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 10 15.6 6 11.8 3 8.8 2 7 4 17 2 33
Time and Attendance 2 3.1 5 9.8 3 8.8 0 0 4 17 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 10 15.6 1 2 3 8.8 1 3 1 4 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 3 100 5 100 2 100 2 100 3 100 1 100
    Suspension 5 100 7 100 3 100 1 100 3 100 0 0
    Removal 2 100 11 100 3 100 5 100 5 100 0 0
    Other 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 3 100 1 100
Duty Hours 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 9 100 12 100 13 100 7 100 10 100 4 100
    Sexual 1 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Medical Examination 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 7 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 3 100 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 7 100 4 100 3 100 3 100 1 100 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 13 100 12 100 2 100 6 100 6 100 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 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 10 100 6 100 3 100 2 100 4 100 2 100
Time and Attendance 2 100 5 100 3 100 0 0 4 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 10 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 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 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 4578 3559 3875 4325 2267 3819
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 4068 3203 3431 3783 1981 3311
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 3 13 1 0 3 154
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 8 2 3 0 128
    Hearing 1460 1345 1626 1902 2226 3391
    Final Action 18 7 32 37 33 118
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 888 1201 1324 1037 13 7
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
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
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 5 72 2 1 0