Western 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 655 497 555 536 504 113
Number of Complainants 612 454 514 510 482 111
Repeat Filers 37 29 36 26 22 2
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 185 158 182 213 220 51
Color 86 64 86 86 89 14
Religion 25 20 22 28 31 2
Reprisal 291 264 292 270 266 54
Sex 112 207 236 231 239 51
PDA N/A N/A N/A 2 4 2
National Origin 160 38 47 63 45 12
Equal Pay Act 18 0 0 0 0 0
Age 41 187 206 208 228 55
Disability 296 195 231 341 206 43
Genetic Information N/A N/A 0 0 9 1
Non-EEO 46 13 7 5 3 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 7 7 9 12 14 2
Assignment of Duties 40 49 43 45 39 0
Awards 1 1 2 1 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 6 0 3 3 1 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 3 2 2 2 2 2
    Reprimand 68 61 67 86 51 15
    Suspension 67 47 57 82 42 17
    Removal 62 33 49 44 56 7
    Other 30 21 25 22 27 6
Duty Hours 48 44 60 47 33 9
Evaluation/Appraisal 6 9 7 3 1 0
Examination/Test 1 5 2 2 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 247 198 219 175 177 37
    Sexual 19 14 22 18 10 2
Medical Examination 13 8 4 4 5 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 78 48 59 69 57 16
Promotion/Non-Selection 16 22 17 21 35 9
Reassignment
           
    Denied 13 16 19 14 11 0
    Directed 25 9 22 13 4 1
Reasonable Accommodation 73 73 94 79 56 13
Reinstatement 1 3 3 0 0 0
Retirement 9 12 6 4 5 2
Termination 28 11 20 28 20 7
Terms/Conditions of Employment 122 113 183 188 150 32
Time and Attendance 90 69 81 130 56 16
Training 12 17 10 9 13 1
Other 41 24 29 29 25 5
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 118.06 119.05 112.04 51.23 129.75 158.83
    Average number of days in final action stage 73.77 117.30 165.99 30.06 37.03 76.43
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 117.90 117.69 113.77 30.28 130.20 165.78
    Average number of days in final action stage 11.96 10.69 20.13 12.27 10.06 106.94
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 118.18 120.04 110.81 96.34 126.49 149.53
    Average number of days in final action stage 139.80 201.01 264.90 41.30 30.44 48.41
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)
259 270 411 260 136 38
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 31.19 34.55 78.98 113.50 33.13 31.84
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 44 34 26 23 32 6
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 12   6   8   7   3   5  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 12 100 6 100 8 100 7 100 3 100 5 100
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 12   6   8   7   3   5  
Race 3 25 2 33.3 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 1 16.6 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 1 20
Reprisal 5 41.7 3 50 4 50 6 85.7 2 66.6 3 60
Sex 1 8 2 33.3 2 25 2 28.6 0 0 1 20
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 1 16.6 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 41.7 1 16.6 5 62.5 2 28.6 2 66.6 2 40
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 3 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Reprisal 5 100 3 100 4 100 6 100 2 100 3 100
Sex 1 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 100 1 100 5 100 2 100 2 100 2 100
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
12   6   8   7   3   5  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 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 1 16.7 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 8 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 1 20
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 8 0 0 1 12.5 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 4 33.3 3 50 3 37.5 0 0 2 66.6 1 20
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 2 33.3 1 12.5 2 28.6 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 8 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 3 25 0 0 2 25 1 14.3 1 33.3 2 40
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 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 25 2 33.3 1 12.5 1 14.3 1 33.3 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 8 2 33.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 8 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 4 100 3 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 2 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 1 100 2 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 100 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
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 528 499 682 452 439 506
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A N/A 614 406 392 441
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 12 1 1 2 0 1
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 3 0 0 0 0 15
    Hearing 180 156 126 142 213 307
    Final Action 15 10 4 1 3 19
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 119 150 105 156 150 154
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 5 5 0 1 8 7