Southern 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: March 31, 2019

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 979 910 1034 900 963 463
Number of Complainants 916 859 974 844 915 459
Repeat Filers 58 49 57 53 44 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 534 493 516 427 473 238
Color 171 189 215 187 189 107
Religion 52 32 42 42 32 32
Reprisal 480 443 506 440 493 258
Sex 465 437 486 446 515 253
PDA 1 11 10 9 17 5
National Origin 97 75 132 137 142 68
Equal Pay Act 0 0 1 0 1 1
Age 321 337 321 300 362 150
Disability 303 283 324 270 340 182
Genetic Information 16 14 20 15 13 14
Non-EEO 6 5 2 0 0 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 13 7 11 11 16 3
Assignment of Duties 49 64 63 50 49 33
Awards 9 4 1 2 2 2
Conversion to Full Time 7 2 8 5 8 5
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 5 8 9 4 0 3
    Reprimand 121 107 107 91 88 45
    Suspension 108 84 96 89 91 57
    Removal 79 59 74 78 97 49
    Other (Emergency Placement) 61 48 70 78 106 52
Duty Hours 104 77 124 103 121 67
Examination/Test 1 1 3 0 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 260 235 263 251 323 186
    Sexual 29 25 27 33 29 12
Medical Examination 6 1 6 7 9 7
Pay (Including Overtime) 163 112 200 192 173 115
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 1 2 4 1 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 51 46 54 46 45 24
Reassignment
           
    Denied 32 20 18 15 17 8
    Directed 43 33 21 15 38 10
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 81 103 94 84 135 58
Reinstatement 4 0 2 0 2 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A 1 4 0
Retirement 6 3 1 3 4 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A 30 16 10
Telework N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0
Termination 58 60 69 55 55 38
Terms/Conditions of Employment 281 306 323 310 301 110
Time and Attendance 160 116 155 147 191 90
Training 20 15 15 14 22 10
Other 43 61 19 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 134.18 115.40 107.63 119.52 130.13 146.28
    Average number of days in final action stage 23.09 24.85 26.33 31.46 23.89 22.44
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 138.33 120.26 106.62 124.60 128.14 146.86
    Average number of days in final action stage 7.08 15.54 20.95 19.48 16.82 13.87
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 126.21 105.51 109.29 113.48 132.11 146.54
    Average number of days in final action stage 38.62 38.24 33.64 38.73 33.47 31.63
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)
315 310 310 254 227 121
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 28.51 26.94 21.19 25.09 21.02 22.23
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 50 39 51 46 62 32
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 2   1   1   0   2   1  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 2 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100
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 2   1   1   0   2   1  
Race 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 1 50 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 50 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 1 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
Disability 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0
Sex 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Disability 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
2   1   1   0   2   1  
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 50 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 1 50 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 50 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 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 1 50 0 0 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 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Removal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 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 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 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 933 405 503 642 539 788
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 842 365 446 575 479 711
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 1 0 1 1 23
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 0 0 0 1 15
    Hearing 327 393 498 628 525 705
    Final Action 11 10 3 11 9 39
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 223 2 0 75 76 77
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2019
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FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 1 0 0 0 0 0