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, 2014

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Number of Complaints Filed 497 555 536 504 438 134
Number of Complainants 454 514 510 482 417 130
Repeat Filers 29 36 26 22 21 1
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Race 158 182 213 220 196 59
Color 64 86 86 89 71 16
Religion 20 22 28 31 19 3
Reprisal 264 292 270 266 219 75
Sex 207 236 231 239 196 57
PDA N/A N/A 2 4 5 2
National Origin 38 47 63 45 38 12
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 187 206 208 228 192 59
Disability 195 231 341 206 179 56
Genetic Information N/A 0 0 9 4 2
Non-EEO 13 7 5 3 0 1
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Appointment/Hire 7 9 12 14 9 6
Assignment of Duties 49 43 45 39 23 12
Awards 1 2 1 0 0 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 3 3 1 1 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 2 2 2 2 2 2
    Reprimand 61 67 86 51 66 14
    Suspension 47 57 82 42 68 11
    Removal 33 49 44 56 38 9
    Other 21 25 22 27 32 9
Duty Hours 44 60 47 33 39 10
Examination/Test 5 2 2 2 1 1
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 198 219 175 177 165 39
    Sexual 14 22 18 10 20 3
Medical Examination 8 4 4 5 1 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 48 59 69 57 59 20
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 9 7 3 1 2 2
Promotion/Non-Selection 22 17 21 35 22 17
Reassignment
           
    Denied 16 19 14 11 8 3
    Directed 9 22 13 4 7 7
Reasonable Accommodation 73 94 79 56 70 23
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0
Reinstatement 3 3 0 0 2 1
Retirement 12 6 4 5 4 1
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 11 20 28 20 30 11
Terms/Conditions of Employment 113 183 188 150 158 38
Time and Attendance 69 81 130 56 69 19
Training 17 10 9 13 13 0
Other 24 29 29 25 36 15
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
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 119.05 112.04 51.23 129.75 158.28 150.11
    Average number of days in final action stage 117.30 165.99 30.06 37.03 29.83 26.90
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 117.69 113.77 30.28 130.20 164.02 159.92
    Average number of days in final action stage 10.69 20.13 12.27 10.06 13.86 15.25
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 120.04 110.81 96.34 126.49 146.51 134.48
    Average number of days in final action stage 201.01 264.90 41.30 30.44 34.57 35.68
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
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)
270 411 260 136 119 30
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 34.55 78.98 113.50 33.13 33.28 42.07
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 34 26 23 32 27 11
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings 6   8   7   3   8   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 6 100 8 100 7 100 3 100 8 100 2 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings 6   8   7   3   8   2  
Race 2 33.3 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 16.6 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0
Reprisal 3 50 4 50 6 85.7 2 66.6 6 75 2 100
Sex 2 33.3 2 25 2 28.6 0 0 1 12 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 1 16.6 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 16.6 5 62.5 2 28.6 2 66.6 2 25 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 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 3 100 4 100 6 100 2 100 6 100 2 100
Sex 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 1 100 5 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 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 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
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 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
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Total number of findings
6   8   7   3   8   2  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 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 16.7 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 1 14.3 0 0 2 25 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 50 3 37.5 0 0 2 66.6 1 12 1 50
    Sexual 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 2 33.3 1 12.5 2 28.6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 2 25 1 14.3 1 33.3 3 37 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 1 12.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 33.3 1 12.5 1 14.3 1 33.3 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 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 1 14.3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 0 0 2 100 1 100 1 100 3 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 100 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 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 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 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 499 682 452 439 517 518
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years N/A 614 406 392 450 458
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 1 2 0 0 0
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 26
    Hearing 156 126 142 213 248 352
    Final Action 10 4 1 3 0 17
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 150 105 156 150 116 104
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2015 Thru 12/31/2014
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2010 FY 2011 FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 5 0 1 8 1 9