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: December 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 2016
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Number of Complaints Filed 1378 1128 1099 979 910 258
Number of Complainants 1260 1055 1023 916 859 258
Repeat Filers 94 65 70 58 49 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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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 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Race 528 585 594 534 493 129
Color 193 202 217 171 189 44
Religion 49 57 45 52 32 13
Reprisal 661 615 516 480 443 123
Sex 606 515 482 465 437 104
PDA N/A 11 6 1 11 2
National Origin 107 108 98 97 75 23
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 1
Age 447 406 369 321 337 83
Disability 475 411 346 303 283 80
Genetic Information 0 0 8 16 14 5
Non-EEO 21 7 1 6 5 1
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
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 filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015
Appointment/Hire 14 11 25 13 7 4
Assignment of Duties 86 81 62 49 64 17
Awards 6 1 1 9 4 0
Conversion to Full Time 2 8 3 7 2 2
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 8 13 7 5 8 5
    Reprimand 181 185 134 121 107 15
    Suspension 142 145 119 108 84 24
    Removal 124 107 94 79 59 19
    Other 98 70 67 61 48 16
Duty Hours 112 111 100 104 77 28
Examination/Test 6 0 5 1 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 342 304 264 260 235 65
    Sexual 29 27 26 29 25 5
Medical Examination 19 7 6 6 1 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 159 151 161 163 112 46
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 18 8 4 1 1 2
Promotion/Non-Selection 31 25 57 51 46 14
Reassignment
           
    Denied 24 25 29 32 20 3
    Directed 30 39 27 43 33 7
Reasonable Accommodation 135 76 90 81 103 23
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 0 2 4 4 0 1
Retirement 7 4 4 6 3 0
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 42 47 66 58 60 16
Terms/Conditions of Employment 387 346 359 281 306 72
Time and Attendance 192 184 166 160 116 24
Training 18 15 21 20 15 2
Other 65 45 57 43 61 3
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 107.07 109.48 131.96 134.18 115.40 100.69
    Average number of days in final action stage 88.59 22.56 20.85 23.09 24.85 27.54
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 107.79 110.66 134.11 138.33 120.26 104.01
    Average number of days in final action stage 10.31 12.21 8.21 7.08 15.54 26.56
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 106.57 107.06 126.63 126.21 105.51 96.84
    Average number of days in final action stage 140.83 34.19 32.98 38.62 38.24 29.42
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)
624 389 324 315 310 87
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 36.34 32.81 27.05 28.51 26.94 20.55
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 86 51 66 50 39 11
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 13   5   7   2   1   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 13 100 5 100 7 100 2 100 1 100 1 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2016
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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 13   5   7   2   1   1  
Race 4 30.8 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 7 53.8 2 40 3 42.8 1 50 1 100 0 0
Sex 2 15.4 1 20 1 14.2 0 0 0 0 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 3 42.8 1 50 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 38.5 3 60 1 14.2 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 4 100 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 7 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Sex 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 3 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 100 3 100 1 100 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 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
13   5   7   2   1   1  
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 1 14.2 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 1 7.7 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 2 15.4 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 2 28.5 1 50 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 2 15.4 0 0 3 42.8 0 0 1 100 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 2 15.4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 7.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 15.4 1 20 2 28.5 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 2 15.4 1 20 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 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 23.1 1 20 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 15.4 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 14.2 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 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 2 100 1 100 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 3 100 0 0 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 100 1 100 2 100 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 2 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 100 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
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 917 785 870 933 405 732
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 839 717 784 842 365 653
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 2 0 0 1 27
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 1 0 1 0 32
    Hearing 240 274 278 327 393 643
    Final Action 5 1 8 11 10 25
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 204 278 323 223 2 0
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
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
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 16 1 0 0