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: March 31, 2022

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

Previous Fiscal Year Data

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

Number of Complaints Filed

4028

4095

3647

3268

3007

1532

Number of Complainants

3807

3888

3540

3106

2848

1502

Repeat Filers

205

190

95

144

141

28

Complaints by Basis  29 CFR 1614.704(d)

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

Previous Fiscal Year Data

Note:  Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases.  The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

Race

1741

1812

1711

1522

1357

680

Color

704

772

749

785

718

386

Religion

187

179

326

256

223

113

Reprisal

1915

2060

1886

1779

1629

839

Sex

1837

2026

1775

1574

1389

717

PDA

35

53

56

46

61

23

National Origin

539

503

596

481

430

220

Equal Pay Act

2

4

49

35

10

22

Age

1355

1452

1143

1003

873

431

Disability

1408

1563

1392

1288

1189

590

Genetic Information

58

60

79

66

49

38

Non-EEO

5

2

1

1

1

1

Complaints by Issue  29 CFR 1614.704(e)

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

Previous Fiscal Year Data

Note:  Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues.  The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

Appointment/Hire

45

59

64

43

49

26

Assignment of Duties

284

213

254

273

240

125

Awards

10

9

14

7

6

7

Conversion to Full Time

13

17

21

10

18

6

Disciplinary Action

Demotion

13

7

16

15

15

8

Reprimand

434

406

351

323

298

145

Suspension

383

402

374

336

275

140

Removal

354

432

416

354

302

122

Other (Emergency Placement)

301

379

358

367

297

158

Duty Hours

333

371

365

369

369

174

Examination/Test

2

1

5

4

2

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

1219

1457

1468

1393

1237

695

Sexual

149

134

118

124

101

66

Medical Examination

26

13

18

49

51

31

Pay (Including Overtime)

632

602

613

490

526

259

Perf. Eval./Appraisal

29

20

19

17

16

15

Promotion/Non-Selection

266

231

230

209

102

67

Reassignment

Denied

72

99

84

81

74

34

Directed

42

97

102

100

92

47

Reasonable Accommodation Disability

503

620

515

522

480

245

Reinstatement

8

9

5

5

7

9

Religious Accommodation

20

18

24

14

22

7

Retirement

13

17

6

8

6

7

Sex-Stereotyping

60

66

72

62

82

39

Telework

0

1

2

5

2

5

Termination

291

245

267

221

277

111

Terms/Conditions of Employment

1133

1160

802

663

670

274

Time and Attendance

549

594

517

530

641

346

Training

90

94

92

75

65

35

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

Processing Time  (29 CFR 1614.704(f))

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:

Previous Fiscal Year Data

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year 1614.704(f)(1)

Average number of days in investigation stage

123.98

128.24

138.97

123.97

112.81

120.19

Average number of days in final action stage

26.83

25.62

22.20

20.38

20.96

22.36

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

128.47

129.94

142.79

125.53

114.88

120.91

Average number of days in final action stage

17.99

20.28

15.35

15.13

17.52

20.99

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

118.35

123.23

134.07

122.32

109.57

119.50

Average number of days in final action stage

34.12

32.00

32.48

28.78

27.09

24.42

Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

Previous Fiscal Year Data

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a) (prior to a request for a hearing)

1070

1038

906

1039

989

526

Average days pending prior to dismissal

25.8

22.37

24.17

38.01

39.86

39.08

Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))

Total complaints withdrawn by complainants

201

244

244

202

178

71

Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

Previous Fiscal Year Data

FY 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total number of findings

26

20

18

20

24

10

Total without a hearing

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

5

0

0

0

0

Total with a hearing

26

100

20

100

18

100

19

95

24

100

10

100


Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j)

Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705)

FY 2022 Thru 3/31/21

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 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total number of findings

26

20

18

20

24

10

Race

6

23

2

10

6

33

2

10

3

13

3

30

Color

3

12

0

0

2

11

0

0

3

13

0

0

Religion

1

4

0

0

1

6

0

0

2

8

0

0

Reprisal

12

46

12

60

9

50

7

35

10

42

5

50

Sex

5

19

2

10

4

22

6

30

6

25

4

40

PDA

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

5

1

4

0

0

National Origin

3

12

1

5

1

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Equal Pay Act

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Age

2

8

3

15

1

6

2

10

1

4

0

0

Disability

12

46

13

65

2

11

8

40

13

54

3

30

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

6

100

2

100

6

100

2

100

3

100

3

100

Color

3

100

0

0

2

100

0

0

3

100

0

0

Religion

1

100

0

0

1

100

0

0

2

100

0

0

Reprisal

12

100

12

100

9

100

7

100

10

100

5

100

Sex

5

100

2

100

4

100

6

100

6

100

4

100

PDA

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

100

1

100

0

0

National Origin

3

100

1

100

1

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Equal Pay Act

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Age

2

100

3

100

1

100

2

100

1

100

0

0

Disability

12

100

13

100

2

100

7

86

13

100

3

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

1

14

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 2022 Thru 3/31/21

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 2017

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

#

%

Total number of findings

26

20

18

20

24

10

Appointment/Hire

1

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

2

10

0

0

0

0

2

8

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

4

3

15

2

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

Suspension

4

15

3

15

1

6

0

0

0

0

1

10

Removal

0

0

2

10

2

11

0

0

1

4

1

10

Other (Emergency Placement)

2

8

2

10

2

11

0

0

0

0

1

10

Duty Hours

1

4

2

10

0

0

1

5

1

4

0

0

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

6

23

9

45

8

44

4

20

7

29

5

50

Sexual

1

4

1

5

2

11

3

15

5

21

1

10

Medical Examination

0

0

2

10

0

0

2

10

3

13

0

0

Pay Including Overtime

0

0

1

5

1

6

2

10

1

4

0

0

Perf. Eval./Appraisal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Promotion/Non-Selection

3

12

0

0

2

11

3

15

2

8

0

0

Reassignment

Denied

0

0

0

0

1

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Directed

0

0

2

10

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reasonable Accommodation Disability

7

27

10

50

2

11

7

35

10

42

1

10

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Religious Accommodation

1

4

0

0

1

6

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sex-Stereotyping

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Telework

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Termination

2

8

2

10

2

11

0

0

2

8

2

20

Terms/Conditions of Employment

2

8

2

10

0

0

0

0

1

4

1

10

Time and Attendance

3

12

3

15

0

0

1

5

0

0

1

10

Training

0

0

2

10

0

0

1

5

0

0

0

0

Other

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Findings after a hearing

Appointment/Hire

1

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Assignment of Duties

0

0

2

100

0

0

0

0

2

100

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

3

100

2

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Suspension

4

100

3

100

1

100

0

0

0

0

1

100

Removal

0

0

2

100

2

100

0

0

1

100

1

100

Other (Emergency Placement)

2

100

2

100

2

100

0

0

0

0

1

100

Duty Hours

1

100

2

100

0

0

1

100

1

100

0

0

Examination/Test

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Harassment

Non-Sexual

6

100

9

100

8

100

4

100

7

100

5

100

Sexual

1

100

1

100

2

100

3

100

5

100

1

100

Medical Examination

0

0

2

100

0

0

1

50

3

100

0

0

Pay Including Overtime

0

0

1

100

1

100

2

100

1

100

0

0

Perf. Eval./Appraisal

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Promotion/Non-Selection

3

100

0

0

2

100

3

100

2

100

0

0

Reassignment

Denied

0

0

0

0

1

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Directed

0

0

2

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Reasonable Accommodation Disability

7

100

10

100

2

100

7

100

10

100

1

100

Reinstatement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Religious Accommodation

1

100

0

0

1

100

0

0

0

0

0

0

Retirement

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Sex-Stereotyping

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Telework

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Termination

2

100

2

100

2

100

0

0

2

100

2

100

Terms/Conditions of Employment

2

100

2

100

0

0

0

0

1

100

1

100

Time and Attendance

3

100

3

100

0

0

1

100

0

0

1

100

Training

0

0

2

100

0

0

1

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

1

50

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

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