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

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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 4088 3856 4127 4028 4095 1023
Number of Complainants 3854 3625 3884 3807 3888 1019
Repeat Filers 224 209 226 205 190 4
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 1937 1799 1856 1741 1812 485
Color 685 657 729 704 772 188
Religion 194 169 177 187 179 66
Reprisal 1988 1878 1926 1915 2060 524
Sex 1776 1708 1836 1837 2026 498
PDA 22 41 45 35 53 15
National Origin 368 315 482 539 503 159
Equal Pay Act 0 1 6 2 4 2
Age 1504 1383 1436 1355 1452 332
Disability 1495 1348 1429 1408 1563 393
Genetic Information 57 55 55 58 60 18
Non-EEO 16 19 4 5 2 1
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 74 89 49 45 59 21
Assignment of Duties 259 255 267 284 213 70
Awards 11 14 13 10 9 2
Conversion to Full Time 19 18 11 13 17 9
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 12 17 17 13 7 2
    Reprimand 504 445 444 434 406 91
    Suspension 484 387 438 383 402 112
    Removal 415 363 391 354 432 109
    Other (Emergency Placement) 276 221 256 301 379 88
Duty Hours 349 301 416 333 371 100
Examination/Test 10 9 8 2 1 2
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1146 943 1073 1219 1457 407
    Sexual 107 95 113 149 134 35
Medical Examination 26 11 40 26 13 5
Pay (Including Overtime) 535 488 626 632 602 180
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 17 25 38 29 20 5
Promotion/Non-Selection 241 227 253 266 231 60
Reassignment
           
    Denied 95 69 84 72 99 30
    Directed 126 83 70 42 97 25
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 514 487 490 503 620 151
Reinstatement 16 11 7 8 9 2
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A 20 18 6
Retirement 26 18 19 13 17 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A 60 66 18
Telework N/A N/A N/A 0 1 2
Termination 277 331 314 291 245 74
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1267 1279 1361 1133 1160 244
Time and Attendance 603 534 576 549 594 147
Training 77 53 76 90 94 26
Other 228 256 74 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 138.23 118.35 109.66 123.98 128.24 142.03
    Average number of days in final action stage 31.29 25.44 25.75 26.83 25.62 23.30
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 140.69 122.63 111.47 128.47 129.94 144.17
    Average number of days in final action stage 15.19 17.67 20.22 17.99 20.28 16.82
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 133.54 110.37 106.85 118.35 123.23 140.70
    Average number of days in final action stage 37.37 34.54 32.18 34.12 32.00 31.12
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)
1246 1116 1110 1070 1038 239
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 30.26 26.77 23.67 25.80 22.37 23.92
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 259 224 208 201 244 65
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 29   23   17   26   20   5  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 29 100 23 100 17 100 26 100 20 100 5 100
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 29   23   17   26   20   5  
Race 3 10 4 17 3 18 6 23 2 10 0 0
Color 0 0 1 4 1 6 3 12 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 20
Reprisal 16 55 14 61 7 41 12 46 12 60 1 20
Sex 5 17 6 26 3 18 5 19 2 10 1 20
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 3 1 4 0 0 3 12 1 5 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 7 0 0 0 0 2 8 3 15 1 20
Disability 8 28 8 35 8 47 12 46 13 65 1 20
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 3 100 4 100 3 100 6 100 2 100 0 0
Color 0 0 1 100 1 100 3 100 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 20
Reprisal 16 100 14 100 7 100 12 100 12 100 1 20
Sex 5 100 6 100 3 100 5 100 2 100 1 20
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 1 100 0 0 3 100 1 100 0 0
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 3 100 1 20
Disability 8 100 8 100 8 100 12 100 13 100 1 20
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
29   23   17   26   20   5  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 4 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 1 4 1 6 0 0 2 10 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 2 7 3 13 2 12 1 4 3 15 0 0
    Suspension 1 3 3 13 0 0 4 15 3 15 0 0
    Removal 5 17 5 22 2 12 0 0 2 10 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 3 3 13 1 6 2 8 2 10 0 0
Duty Hours 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 2 10 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 7 24 10 43 6 35 6 23 9 45 1 20
    Sexual 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 1 5 1 20
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 3 3 13 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 3 10 1 4 2 12 3 12 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 6 21 6 26 5 29 7 27 10 50 1 20
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 1 4 0 0 1 20
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 1 3 1 4 0 0 2 8 2 10 1 20
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 7 4 17 3 18 2 8 2 10 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 4 17 1 6 3 12 3 15 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0
Other 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 1 100 1 100 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 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 3 100 0 0
    Suspension 1 100 3 100 0 0 4 100 3 100 0 0
    Removal 5 100 5 100 2 100 0 0 2 100 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Duty Hours 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 2 100 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 7 100 10 100 6 100 6 100 9 100 1 20
    Sexual 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 20
Medical Examination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 100 3 100 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 3 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 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 2 100 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 6 100 6 100 5 100 7 100 10 100 1 20
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 1 100 0 0 1 20
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 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100 1 20
Terms/Conditions of Employment 2 100 4 100 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 4 100 1 100 3 100 3 100 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Other 1 100 1 100 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 4325 2267 2558 3010 2715 4295
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 3783 1981 2226 2657 2411 3802
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 3 2 32 32 455
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 3 0 1 0 1 185
    Hearing 1902 2226 2540 2905 2583 3374
    Final Action 37 33 16 37 45 169
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1037 13 2 340 343 343
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 72 2 0 0 1 0