Southern 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: March 31, 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 1872 1378 1128 1099 979 444
Number of Complainants 1696 1260 1055 1023 916 438
Repeat Filers 114 94 65 70 58 6
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 698 528 585 594 534 253
Color 300 193 202 217 171 90
Religion 59 49 57 45 52 16
Reprisal 939 661 615 516 480 211
Sex 769 606 515 482 465 208
PDA N/A N/A 11 6 1 5
National Origin 163 107 108 98 97 44
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 588 447 406 369 321 175
Disability 725 475 411 346 303 131
Genetic Information N/A 0 0 8 16 5
Non-EEO 31 21 7 1 6 4
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 19 14 11 25 13 1
Assignment of Duties 101 86 81 62 49 21
Awards 4 6 1 1 9 4
Conversion to Full Time 3 2 8 3 7 2
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 7 8 13 7 5 4
    Reprimand 251 181 185 134 121 47
    Suspension 217 142 145 119 108 44
    Removal 175 124 107 94 79 26
    Other 126 98 70 67 61 29
Duty Hours 165 112 111 100 104 30
Examination/Test 8 6 0 5 1 1
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 434 342 304 264 260 125
    Sexual 22 29 27 26 29 10
Medical Examination 12 19 7 6 6 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 184 159 151 161 163 50
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 21 18 8 4 1 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 79 31 25 57 51 28
Reassignment
           
    Denied 54 24 25 29 32 9
    Directed 42 30 39 27 43 15
Reasonable Accommodation 232 135 76 90 81 53
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Reinstatement 5 0 2 4 4 0
Retirement 8 7 4 4 6 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 58 42 47 66 58 31
Terms/Conditions of Employment 530 387 346 359 281 137
Time and Attendance 214 192 184 166 160 50
Training 34 18 15 21 20 7
Other 90 65 45 57 43 21
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 119.42 107.07 109.48 131.96 134.18 124.22
    Average number of days in final action stage 86.55 88.59 22.56 20.85 23.09 26.96
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 118.51 107.79 110.66 134.11 138.33 123.82
    Average number of days in final action stage 9.68 10.31 12.21 8.21 7.08 7.40
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 120.16 106.57 107.06 126.63 126.21 119.26
    Average number of days in final action stage 167.79 140.83 34.19 32.98 38.62 48.95
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)
801 624 389 324 315 166
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 31.06 36.34 32.81 27.05 28.51 32.84
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 82 86 51 66 50 16
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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Total number of findings 20   13   5   7   2   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 20 100 13 100 5 100 7 100 2 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
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 and findings.
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Total number of findings 20   13   5   7   2   1  
Race 6 30 4 30.8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 11 55 7 53.8 2 40 3 42.8 1 50 1 100
Sex 3 15 2 15.4 1 20 1 14.2 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 2 10 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 15 0 0 0 0 3 42.8 1 50 0 0
Disability 8 40 5 38.5 3 60 1 14.2 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 6 100 4 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 11 100 7 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
Sex 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 100 0 0 0 0 3 100 1 100 0 0
Disability 8 100 5 100 3 100 1 100 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 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
20   13   5   7   2   1  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 5 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 5 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 1 100
    Suspension 3 15 1 7.7 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 1 100
    Removal 2 10 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 2 15.4 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 28.5 1 50 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 15 2 15.4 0 0 3 42.8 0 0 1 100
    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 2 10 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 1 7.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 5 25 2 15.4 1 20 2 28.5 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 6 30 2 15.4 1 20 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 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 5 3 23.1 1 20 0 0 1 50 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 2 15.4 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 3 15 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 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 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
    Suspension 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
    Removal 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100
    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 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 5 100 2 100 1 100 2 100 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 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 6 100 2 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 3 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 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
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
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 1154 917 785 870 933 928
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A 839 717 784 842 854
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 10 0 2 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 1 0 1 13
    Hearing 385 240 274 278 327 541
    Final Action 7 5 1 8 11 9
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 422 204 278 323 223 217
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 10 0 0 16 1 3