Northeast 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, 2013

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 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Number of Complaints Filed 628 575 484 463 412 84
Number of Complainants 592 538 450 438 391 84
Repeat Filers 29 24 31 24 20 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 156 137 163 155 132 33
Color 68 72 78 62 57 16
Religion 26 27 23 11 18 4
Reprisal 293 283 225 240 191 37
Sex 227 200 172 168 134 35
PDA 0 0 0 6 2 0
National Origin 70 53 52 58 75 7
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 215 194 146 157 159 30
Disability 282 226 177 177 133 27
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 15 1
Non-EEO 12 12 8 2 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 10 2 11 13 5 2
Assignment of Duties 46 42 38 21 25 4
Awards 1 0 1 0 0 1
Conversion to Full Time 1 2 2 1 0 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 1 3 1 0 2 0
    Reprimand 77 61 68 74 62 7
    Suspension 75 53 60 73 61 8
    Removal 82 71 53 42 47 9
    Other 55 27 32 16 25 4
Duty Hours 49 39 30 35 27 4
Evaluation/Appraisal 10 21 5 4 0 0
Examination/Test 2 0 1 1 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 256 192 149 180 124 22
    Sexual 25 12 11 14 4 4
Medical Examination 16 2 3 0 1 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 56 58 58 70 44 12
Promotion/Non-Selection 18 25 9 10 16 6
Reassignment
           
    Denied 18 3 7 13 16 2
    Directed 24 15 12 11 11 3
Reasonable Accommodation 71 98 66 48 25 5
Reinstatement 3 1 1 1 2 0
Retirement 5 5 2 1 3 1
Termination 33 17 11 21 55 8
Terms/Conditions of Employment 126 142 133 123 114 20
Time and Attendance 78 74 72 67 69 13
Training 11 8 11 12 14 1
Other 34 34 26 37 34 3
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 118.58 126.63 110.23 113.41 146.10 135.74
    Average number of days in final action stage 63.20 52.90 88.94 21.45 31.95 17.95
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 117.58 125.42 109.30 116.14 150.80 135.17
    Average number of days in final action stage 17.43 9.25 11.26 9.29 14.83 6.42
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 119.25 127.53 110.86 107.32 136.48 136.83
    Average number of days in final action stage 115.44 89.14 157.71 33.25 52.37 24.59
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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)
274 256 228 129 111 24
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 36.57 36.54 34.39 36.55 28.47 32.96
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 35 39 31 25 31 8
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
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Total number of findings 3   1   5   0   0   0  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 3 100 1 100 5 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
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 3   1   5   0   0   0  
Race 1 33.3 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 2 66.7 1 100 4 80 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 1 20 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 1 33.3 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 after a hearing                        
Race 1 100 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 2 100 1 100 4 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 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 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 12/31/2013
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
3   1   5   0   0   0  
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 1 33.3 0 0 2 40 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 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 2 66.7 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 1 20 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 1 33.3 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 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 33.3 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
Findings after 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 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 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 2 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 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
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 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 517 386 421 306 395 396
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 371 280 351 358
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 2 1 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 1 1 16
    Hearing 139 181 130 131 166 242
    Final Action 3 1 1 0 2 12
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 103 95 77 88 112 110
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2014 Thru 12/31/2013
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2009 FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 3 2 0 0 12 3