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: 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 1714 1872 1378 1128 1099 979
Number of Complainants 1620 1696 1260 1055 1023 916
Repeat Filers 81 114 94 65 70 58
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 659 698 528 585 594 534
Color 259 300 193 202 217 171
Religion 80 59 49 57 45 52
Reprisal 866 939 661 615 516 480
Sex 734 769 606 515 482 465
PDA N/A N/A N/A 11 6 1
National Origin 147 163 107 108 98 97
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 541 588 447 406 369 321
Disability 706 725 475 411 346 303
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 8 16
Non-EEO 26 31 21 7 1 6
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 17 19 14 11 25 13
Assignment of Duties 115 101 86 81 62 49
Awards 4 4 6 1 1 9
Conversion to Full Time 2 3 2 8 3 7
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 7 7 8 13 7 5
    Reprimand 214 251 181 185 134 121
    Suspension 203 217 142 145 119 108
    Removal 182 175 124 107 94 79
    Other 158 126 98 70 67 61
Duty Hours 118 165 112 111 100 104
Evaluation/Appraisal 16 21 18 8 4 1
Examination/Test 1 8 6 0 5 1
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 426 434 342 304 264 260
    Sexual 49 22 29 27 26 29
Medical Examination 20 12 19 7 6 6
Pay (Including Overtime) 153 184 159 151 161 163
Promotion/Non-Selection 55 79 31 25 57 51
Reassignment
           
    Denied 74 54 24 25 29 32
    Directed 51 42 30 39 27 43
Reasonable Accommodation 173 232 135 76 90 81
Reinstatement 5 5 0 2 4 4
Retirement 18 8 7 4 4 6
Termination 84 58 42 47 66 58
Terms/Conditions of Employment 453 530 387 346 359 281
Time and Attendance 228 214 192 184 166 160
Training 24 34 18 15 21 20
Other 59 90 65 45 57 43
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 114.83 119.42 107.07 109.48 131.96 134.18
    Average number of days in final action stage 83.22 86.55 88.59 22.56 20.85 23.09
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 114.13 118.51 107.79 110.66 134.11 138.33
    Average number of days in final action stage 26.92 9.68 10.31 12.21 8.21 7.08
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 115.38 120.16 106.57 107.06 126.63 126.21
    Average number of days in final action stage 138.21 167.79 140.83 34.19 32.98 38.62
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)
815 801 624 389 324 315
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 32.09 31.06 36.34 32.81 27.05 28.51
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 102 82 86 51 66 50
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 19   20   13   5   7   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 19 100 20 100 13 100 5 100 7 100 2 100
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 19   20   13   5   7   2  
Race 6 31.5 6 30 4 30.8 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 3 15.7 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 7 36.8 11 55 7 53.8 2 40 3 42.8 1 50
Sex 6 31.5 3 15 2 15.4 1 20 1 14.2 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 5.2 2 10 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 1 50
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 10.5 3 15 0 0 0 0 3 42.8 1 50
Disability 6 31.5 8 40 5 38.5 3 60 1 14.2 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 6 100 4 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 3 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 7 100 11 100 7 100 2 100 3 100 1 100
Sex 6 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 3 100 1 100
Disability 6 100 8 100 5 100 3 100 1 100 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 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
19   20   13   5   7   2  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 5.2 1 5 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 5.2 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
    Suspension 1 5.2 3 15 1 7.7 0 0 1 14.2 0 0
    Removal 1 5.2 2 10 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 2 15.4 1 20 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 3 15.7 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 28.5 1 50
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 0 0 1 7.7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 5 26.3 3 15 2 15.4 0 0 3 42.8 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 1 5.2 2 10 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 5.2 5 25 2 15.4 1 20 2 28.5 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 5.2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 10.5 6 30 2 15.4 1 20 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 1 5.2 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 4 21 1 5 3 23.1 1 20 0 0 1 50
Time and Attendance 1 5.2 0 0 2 15.4 2 40 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 2 10.5 3 15 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Removal 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 3 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 1 100
Evaluation/Appraisal 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 5 100 3 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 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 1 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 100 5 100 2 100 1 100 2 100 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 2 100 6 100 2 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 4 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 2 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 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
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 1163 1154 917 785 870 933
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 839 717 784 842
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 5 10 0 2 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Hearing 344 385 240 274 278 327
    Final Action 11 7 5 1 8 11
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 350 422 204 278 323 223
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 2 10 0 0 16 1