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

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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 3856 4127 4028 4095 3647 3268
Number of Complainants 3625 3884 3807 3888 3540 3106
Repeat Filers 209 226 205 190 95 144
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 1799 1856 1741 1812 1711 1522
Color 657 729 704 772 749 785
Religion 169 177 187 179 326 256
Reprisal 1878 1926 1915 2060 1886 1779
Sex 1708 1836 1837 2026 1775 1574
PDA 41 45 35 53 56 46
National Origin 315 482 539 503 596 481
Equal Pay Act 1 6 2 4 49 35
Age 1383 1436 1355 1452 1143 1003
Disability 1348 1429 1408 1563 1392 1288
Genetic Information 55 55 58 60 79 66
Non-EEO 19 4 5 2 1 1
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 89 49 45 59 64 43
Assignment of Duties 255 267 284 213 254 273
Awards 14 13 10 9 14 7
Conversion to Full Time 18 11 13 17 21 10
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 17 17 13 7 16 15
    Reprimand 445 444 434 406 351 323
    Suspension 387 438 383 402 374 336
    Removal 363 391 354 432 416 354
    Other (Emergency Placement) 221 256 301 379 358 367
Duty Hours 301 416 333 371 365 369
Examination/Test 9 8 2 1 5 4
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 943 1073 1219 1457 1468 1393
    Sexual 95 113 149 134 118 124
Medical Examination 11 40 26 13 18 49
Pay (Including Overtime) 488 626 632 602 613 490
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 25 38 29 20 19 17
Promotion/Non-Selection 227 253 266 231 230 209
Reassignment
           
    Denied 69 84 72 99 84 81
    Directed 83 70 42 97 102 100
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 487 490 503 620 515 522
Reinstatement 11 7 8 9 5 5
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 20 18 24 14
Retirement 18 19 13 17 6 8
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 60 66 72 62
Telework N/A N/A 0 1 2 5
Termination 331 314 291 245 267 221
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1279 1361 1133 1160 802 663
Time and Attendance 534 576 549 594 517 530
Training 53 76 90 94 92 75
Other 256 74 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 118.35 109.66 123.98 128.24 138.97 123.97
    Average number of days in final action stage 25.44 25.75 26.83 25.62 22.20 20.38
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 122.63 111.47 128.47 129.94 142.79 125.53
    Average number of days in final action stage 17.67 20.22 17.99 20.28 15.35 15.13
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 110.37 106.85 118.35 123.23 134.07 122.32
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.54 32.18 34.12 32.00 32.48 28.78
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)
1116 1110 1070 1038 906 1039
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 26.77 23.67 25.80 22.37 24.17 38.01
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 224 208 201 244 244 202
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
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
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Total number of findings 23   17   26   20   18   20  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Total with a hearing 23 100 17 100 26 100 20 100 18 100 19 95
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
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
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Total number of findings 23   17   26   20   18   20  
Race 4 17 3 18 6 23 2 10 6 33 2 10
Color 1 4 1 6 3 12 0 0 2 11 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 6 0 0
Reprisal 14 61 7 41 12 46 12 60 9 50 7 35
Sex 6 26 3 18 5 19 2 10 4 22 6 30
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
National Origin 1 4 0 0 3 12 1 5 1 6 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 2 8 3 15 1 6 2 10
Disability 8 35 8 47 12 46 13 65 2 11 8 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 4 100 3 100 6 100 2 100 6 100 2 100
Color 1 100 1 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 14 100 7 100 12 100 12 100 9 100 7 100
Sex 6 100 3 100 5 100 2 100 4 100 6 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
National Origin 1 100 0 0 3 100 1 100 1 100 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 0 0 0 0 2 100 3 100 1 100 2 100
Disability 8 100 8 100 12 100 13 100 2 100 7 86
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 14
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
23   17   26   20   18   20  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 1 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 4 1 6 0 0 2 10 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 3 13 2 12 1 4 3 15 2 11 0 0
    Suspension 3 13 0 0 4 15 3 15 1 6 0 0
    Removal 5 22 2 12 0 0 2 10 2 11 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 3 13 1 6 2 8 2 10 2 11 0 0
Duty Hours 2 9 0 0 1 4 2 10 0 0 1 5
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 10 43 6 35 6 23 9 45 8 44 4 20
    Sexual 2 9 0 0 1 4 1 5 2 11 3 15
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 2 10
Pay Including Overtime 3 13 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 6 2 10
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 4 2 12 3 12 0 0 2 11 3 15
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 6 26 5 29 7 27 10 50 2 11 7 35
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 4 0 0 1 6 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 1 4 0 0 2 8 2 10 2 11 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 4 17 3 18 2 8 2 10 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 4 17 1 6 3 12 3 15 0 0 1 5
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 1 5
Other 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 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 3 100 2 100 1 100 3 100 2 100 0 0
    Suspension 3 100 0 0 4 100 3 100 1 100 0 0
    Removal 5 100 2 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 3 100 1 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Duty Hours 2 100 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 10 100 6 100 6 100 9 100 8 100 4 100
    Sexual 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 2 100 3 100
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 50
Pay Including Overtime 3 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 2 100
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 1 100 2 100 3 100 0 0 2 100 3 100
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 6 100 5 100 7 100 10 100 2 100 7 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 4 100 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 4 100 1 100 3 100 3 100 0 0 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 50
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 2267 2558 3010 2715 2248 1695
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 1981 2226 2657 2411 2006 1559
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 3 2 32 32 36 36
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 1 0 1 1 1
    Hearing 2226 2540 2905 2583 2104 1569
    Final Action 33 16 37 45 41 48
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 13 2 340 343 344 345
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 2 0 0 1 0 0