Eastern 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, 2020

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Number of Complaints Filed 566 592 545 557 467 427
Number of Complainants 540 565 514 536 456 411
Repeat Filers 24 26 29 18 10 15
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Race 211 238 236 251 211 194
Color 81 94 83 89 93 92
Religion 22 22 23 22 41 32
Reprisal 243 264 255 258 219 221
Sex 253 282 270 294 245 222
PDA 3 6 10 8 9 7
National Origin 29 44 31 34 62 50
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 7 6
Age 185 224 191 180 159 140
Disability 207 202 171 201 174 166
Genetic Information 5 4 10 8 10 5
Non-EEO 2 0 1 0 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Appointment/Hire 20 17 8 6 8 3
Assignment of Duties 21 31 45 38 33 41
Awards 5 4 2 1 0 4
Conversion to Full Time 3 0 2 2 1 4
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 0 0 1 2 4 3
    Reprimand 62 62 71 57 53 42
    Suspension 57 69 59 58 57 54
    Removal 55 66 40 61 52 46
    Other (Emergency Placement) 18 32 23 44 59 64
Duty Hours 39 54 46 41 39 34
Examination/Test 2 0 0 0 1 1
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 105 129 161 190 162 191
    Sexual 11 13 22 22 11 22
Medical Examination 0 10 3 0 1 9
Pay (Including Overtime) 80 74 84 80 82 70
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 3 2 1 0 4 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 28 29 40 36 27 24
Reassignment
           
    Denied 8 10 15 14 12 17
    Directed 5 8 4 10 11 13
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 74 67 69 83 70 77
Reinstatement 1 0 1 0 1 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 3 6 6 1
Retirement 0 6 2 2 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 9 9 11 9
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 46 56 42 38 40 34
Terms/Conditions of Employment 170 204 131 137 106 84
Time and Attendance 75 69 62 73 69 63
Training 10 6 14 15 13 15
Other 20 4 0 0 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 107.88 107.53 123.51 130.34 136.75 124.02
    Average number of days in final action stage 23.61 26.09 26.36 23.67 19.47 19.17
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 112.47 105.23 130.67 128.67 143.96 124.02
    Average number of days in final action stage 17.67 22.12 17.18 17.55 13.62 14.66
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 100.03 109.99 115.98 118.17 126.89 123.84
    Average number of days in final action stage 30.42 29.23 31.91 28.87 28.49 25.19
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
152 152 163 144 139 147
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 19.93 22.03 21.67 20.34 21.37 37.24
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 35 37 28 45 47 30
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
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Total number of findings 3   1   1   5   3   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 3 100 1 100 1 100 5 100 3 100 2 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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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
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Total number of findings 3   1   1   5   3   2  
Race 1 33 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 33 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 33 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 100 0 0 0 0 4 80 2 67 1 50
Sex 3 100 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 1 33 0 0
Disability 0 0 1 100 0 0 3 60 0 0 1 50
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 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 3 100 0 0 0 0 4 100 2 100 1 100
Sex 3 100 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 1 100 0 0
Disability 0 0 1 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100
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 2020
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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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
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Total number of findings 3   1   1   5   3   2  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 1 33 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 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 1 33 1 100 0 0 2 40 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 2 67 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 1 50
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 1 20 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 33 1 100 0 0 3 60 0 0 1 50
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 67 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 100 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
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Sexual 2 100 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 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 100 1 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 100 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
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 (Emergency Placement) 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 Disability 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
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 375 426 469 445 354 254
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 340 385 427 399 303 241
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 0 5 5 7 7
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hearing 371 424 460 434 345 247
    Final Action 3 4 4 5 2 10
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1 0 24 26 26 25
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 0 0 0 0