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: December 31, 2018

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Number of Complaints Filed 462 444 432 426 376 98
Number of Complainants 431 416 402 399 354 97
Repeat Filers 28 23 28 24 21 1
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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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 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Race 196 200 190 202 166 41
Color 70 61 81 76 79 20
Religion 16 17 15 25 10 8
Reprisal 225 203 198 201 195 49
Sex 196 215 194 210 182 42
PDA 4 8 9 2 3 0
National Origin 19 13 26 29 26 13
Equal Pay Act 0 0 1 0 0 0
Age 152 137 135 129 122 33
Disability 164 145 151 158 156 43
Genetic Information 10 8 10 5 7 3
Non-EEO 1 2 0 0 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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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 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Appointment/Hire 6 5 1 5 5 0
Assignment of Duties 39 30 33 39 23 7
Awards 1 3 2 2 1 0
Conversion to Full Time 6 3 0 1 1 2
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 1 2 2 2 1 1
    Reprimand 45 38 36 46 36 11
    Suspension 40 33 34 29 24 10
    Removal 72 69 65 59 57 13
    Other (Emergency Placement) 36 38 29 31 21 3
Duty Hours 52 26 39 31 29 7
Examination/Test 0 3 2 0 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 90 108 123 107 95 38
    Sexual 6 14 17 11 11 6
Medical Examination 3 3 9 4 2 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 71 60 59 67 59 18
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 2 1 1 3 0 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 25 33 27 26 21 4
Reassignment
           
    Denied 10 9 10 12 8 1
    Directed 8 3 3 2 14 1
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 38 36 55 50 45 16
Reinstatement 1 1 0 2 1 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A 1 0 1
Retirement 2 2 2 1 2 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A 3 4 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0
Termination 30 58 39 36 13 6
Terms/Conditions of Employment 171 116 135 109 108 19
Time and Attendance 54 52 50 56 58 10
Training 10 6 9 9 5 1
Other 28 24 5 0 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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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 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 133.40 123.67 108.65 112.40 107.85 127.97
    Average number of days in final action stage 35.12 26.00 26.03 25.22 28.38 26.01
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 135.24 130.50 119.24 113.13 110.28 112.04
    Average number of days in final action stage 14.04 18.78 20.69 18.72 23.52 21.51
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 129.94 112.91 93.37 111.82 103.68 137.74
    Average number of days in final action stage 42.76 34.20 34.01 33.73 33.96 33.68
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
142 136 124 129 108 27
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 24.89 24.61 25.12 20.18 17.28 28.59
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 36 25 24 15 19 11
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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Total number of findings 5   6   0   8   2   0  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 5 100 6 100 0 0 8 100 2 100 0 0
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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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 5   6   0   8   2   0  
Race 1 20 1 17 0 0 1 12 1 50 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 4 80 1 17 0 0 3 38 2 100 0 0
Sex 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 12 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 50 0 0
Disability 1 20 5 83 0 0 6 75 1 50 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 4 100 1 100 0 0 3 100 2 100 0 0
Sex 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 5 100 0 0 6 100 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 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 2019
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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
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Total number of findings
5   6   0   8   2   0  
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 1 17 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 20 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 25 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 17 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 3 60 0 0 0 0 2 25 1 50 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 1 50 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 20 2 34 0 0 3 38 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 N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 1 50 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 2 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Other 1 20 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 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 1 100 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 3 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 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 1 100 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 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 1 100 2 100 0 0 3 100 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 N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Other 1 100 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 N/A N/A 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 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 2019
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 502 211 233 257 263 377
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 428 183 191 226 234 325
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 0 3 3 25
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 2 0 0 0 0 21
    Hearing 195 205 232 240 240 287
    Final Action 1 7 3 3 8 26
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 143 3 1 47 45 45
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 1 0 0 0 0