Great Lakes 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 444 432 426 376 347 266
Number of Complainants 416 402 399 354 339 260
Repeat Filers 23 28 24 21 7 6
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 200 190 202 166 149 104
Color 61 81 76 79 72 53
Religion 17 15 25 10 32 17
Reprisal 203 198 201 195 172 148
Sex 215 194 210 182 163 116
PDA 8 9 2 3 6 3
National Origin 13 26 29 26 45 24
Equal Pay Act 0 1 0 0 6 1
Age 137 135 129 122 120 82
Disability 145 151 158 156 141 119
Genetic Information 8 10 5 7 13 8
Non-EEO 2 0 0 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 5 1 5 5 2 9
Assignment of Duties 30 33 39 23 24 11
Awards 3 2 2 1 1 2
Conversion to Full Time 3 0 1 1 2 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 2 2 2 1 2 1
    Reprimand 38 36 46 36 36 32
    Suspension 33 34 29 24 35 24
    Removal 69 65 59 57 53 32
    Other (Emergency Placement) 38 29 31 21 34 23
Duty Hours 26 39 31 29 28 25
Examination/Test 3 2 0 0 1 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 108 123 107 95 132 110
    Sexual 14 17 11 11 13 6
Medical Examination 3 9 4 2 2 4
Pay (Including Overtime) 60 59 67 59 60 39
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 1 3 0 1 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 33 27 26 21 24 15
Reassignment
           
    Denied 9 10 12 8 7 5
    Directed 3 3 2 14 9 5
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 36 55 50 45 58 38
Reinstatement 1 0 2 1 1 2
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 1 0 2 0
Retirement 2 2 1 2 0 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 3 4 4 1
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 58 39 36 13 23 25
Terms/Conditions of Employment 116 135 109 108 50 48
Time and Attendance 52 50 56 58 39 36
Training 6 9 9 5 6 6
Other 24 5 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 123.67 108.65 112.40 107.85 124.03 117.45
    Average number of days in final action stage 26.00 26.03 25.22 28.38 25.56 22.42
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 130.50 119.24 113.13 110.28 127.76 120.63
    Average number of days in final action stage 18.78 20.69 18.72 23.52 20.52 17.65
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 112.91 93.37 111.82 103.68 119.54 114.18
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.20 34.01 33.73 33.96 34.81 31.01
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)
136 124 129 108 79 93
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 24.61 25.12 20.18 17.28 22.25 30.89
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 25 24 15 19 22 17
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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Total number of findings 6   0   8   2   1   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
Total with a hearing 6 100 0 0 8 100 2 100 1 100 1 50
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.
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Total number of findings 6   0   8   2   1   2  
Race 1 17 0 0 1 12 1 50 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 1 17 0 0 3 38 2 100 1 100 1 50
Sex 1 17 0 0 1 12 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 1 50 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 83 0 0 6 75 1 50 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 1 100 0 0 3 100 2 100 1 100 1 100
Sex 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0
Disability 5 100 0 0 6 100 1 100 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 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 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
6   0   8   2   1   2  
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 1 17 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 17 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 2 25 1 50 1 100 1 50
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 1 50
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 17 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 2 34 0 0 3 38 0 0 1 100 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 1 12 1 50 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 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 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 100 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 2 100 1 100 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 1 100
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 211 233 257 263 197 132
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 183 191 226 234 172 123
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 3 3 4 4
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hearing 205 232 240 240 173 106
    Final Action 7 3 3 8 9 10
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 3 1 47 45 45 46
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 1 0 0 0 0 0