Western 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 438 448 443 493 546 221
Number of Complainants 417 416 419 475 511 220
Repeat Filers 21 25 23 16 32 1
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 196 189 181 185 224 106
Color 71 60 67 70 99 38
Religion 19 22 12 22 27 13
Reprisal 219 240 199 216 283 129
Sex 196 189 206 196 273 100
PDA 5 7 3 2 5 0
National Origin 38 37 52 68 69 37
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 1 1
Age 192 208 163 148 202 67
Disability 179 186 169 203 217 69
Genetic Information 4 8 1 3 6 2
Non-EEO 0 3 0 0 0 0
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 9 20 6 5 8 7
Assignment of Duties 23 39 30 35 23 18
Awards 0 0 0 0 2 0
Conversion to Full Time 1 0 1 0 1 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 2 3 0 0 1 2
    Reprimand 66 55 57 51 49 17
    Suspension 68 51 50 43 54 15
    Removal 38 35 28 37 58 30
    Other (Emergency Placement) 32 25 20 43 53 25
Duty Hours 39 34 64 70 44 19
Examination/Test 1 1 2 0 0 2
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 165 130 127 157 236 104
    Sexual 20 10 15 5 17 7
Medical Examination 1 3 3 1 1 1
Pay (Including Overtime) 59 58 87 61 51 26
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 2 4 5 1 0 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 22 32 29 28 29 15
Reassignment
           
    Denied 8 10 11 7 19 5
    Directed 7 17 16 2 10 2
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 70 76 56 62 88 23
Reinstatement 2 1 1 1 1 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A 5 2 1
Retirement 4 2 3 2 1 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A 2 4 2
Telework N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0
Termination 30 45 36 43 18 17
Terms/Conditions of Employment 158 139 138 149 134 53
Time and Attendance 69 70 68 63 63 25
Training 13 6 11 15 6 7
Other 36 47 5 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 158.28 135.39 120.12 131.86 123.19 153.81
    Average number of days in final action stage 29.83 26.54 25.12 25.35 24.78 28.15
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 164.02 142.20 121.82 135.71 122.56 159.19
    Average number of days in final action stage 13.86 17.84 17.99 18.50 17.46 21.02
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 146.51 124.09 117.71 127.11 123.18 148.25
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.57 33.62 33.78 31.91 34.21 34.88
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)
119 121 104 133 158 69
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 33.28 30.99 24.22 31.04 21.87 25.00
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 27 28 22 25 21 14
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 8   5   5   3   3   4  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 8 100 5 100 5 100 3 100 3 100 4 100
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 8   5   5   3   3   4  
Race 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 75 4 80 2 40 1 33 0 0 3 75
Sex 1 12 0 0 2 40 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 1 33 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 1 33 0 0
Disability 2 25 2 40 3 60 2 67 3 100 1 25
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 6 100 4 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 3 100
Sex 1 100 0 0 2 100 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0
Disability 2 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 3 100 1 100
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 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
8   5   5   3   3   4  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 1 20 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 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 25
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 67 0 0 0 0
    Removal 2 25 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 1 25
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0
Duty Hours 1 12 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 1 12 3 60 1 20 0 0 2 67 2 50
    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 1 12 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 3 37 2 40 1 20 0 0 2 67 1 25
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 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 2 40 1 33 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 20 0 0 1 33 1 33 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 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Removal 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 3 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100
    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 1 100 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 3 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 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 517 285 278 335 304 446
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 450 250 241 297 271 400
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 0 10 10 26
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 7
    Hearing 248 282 276 319 282 390
    Final Action 0 2 0 1 9 17
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 116 2 0 34 34 34
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