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: 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 979 910 1034 900 963 252
Number of Complainants 916 859 974 844 915 252
Repeat Filers 58 49 57 53 44 0
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 534 493 516 427 473 126
Color 171 189 215 187 189 54
Religion 52 32 42 42 32 19
Reprisal 480 443 506 440 493 148
Sex 465 437 486 446 515 142
PDA 1 11 10 9 17 5
National Origin 97 75 132 137 142 37
Equal Pay Act 0 0 1 0 1 0
Age 321 337 321 300 362 81
Disability 303 283 324 270 340 106
Genetic Information 16 14 20 15 13 7
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 1
Assignment of Duties 49 64 63 50 49 13
Awards 9 4 1 2 2 1
Conversion to Full Time 7 2 8 5 8 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 5 8 9 4 0 1
    Reprimand 121 107 107 91 88 21
    Suspension 108 84 96 89 91 33
    Removal 79 59 74 78 97 30
    Other (Emergency Placement) 61 48 70 78 106 28
Duty Hours 104 77 124 103 121 34
Examination/Test 1 1 3 0 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 260 235 263 251 323 106
    Sexual 29 25 27 33 29 5
Medical Examination 6 1 6 7 9 3
Pay (Including Overtime) 163 112 200 192 173 67
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 1 2 4 1 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 51 46 54 46 45 12
Reassignment
           
    Denied 32 20 18 15 17 6
    Directed 43 33 21 15 38 8
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 81 103 94 84 135 39
Reinstatement 4 0 2 0 2 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A 1 4 0
Retirement 6 3 1 3 4 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A 30 16 6
Telework N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0
Termination 58 60 69 55 55 21
Terms/Conditions of Employment 281 306 323 310 301 56
Time and Attendance 160 116 155 147 191 46
Training 20 15 15 14 22 7
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 134.18 115.40 107.63 119.52 130.13 146.68
    Average number of days in final action stage 23.09 24.85 26.33 31.46 23.89 23.10
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 138.33 120.26 106.62 124.60 128.14 147.07
    Average number of days in final action stage 7.08 15.54 20.95 19.48 16.82 15.55
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 126.21 105.51 109.29 113.48 132.11 148.22
    Average number of days in final action stage 38.62 38.24 33.64 38.73 33.47 30.27
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 52
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 28.51 26.94 21.19 25.09 21.02 21.40
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 50 39 51 46 62 13
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   0  
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 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.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
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Total number of findings 2   1   1   0   2   0  
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 0 0
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 0 0
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
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
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Total number of findings
2   1   1   0   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 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 0 0
    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 0 0
    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 933 405 503 642 539 951
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 842 365 446 575 479 860
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 1 0 1 1 107
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 1 0 0 0 1 42
    Hearing 327 393 498 628 525 743
    Final Action 11 10 3 11 9 46
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 223 2 0 75 76 76
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 1 0 0 0 0 0