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: September 30, 2020

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Number of Complaints Filed 448 443 493 546 423 366
Number of Complainants 416 419 475 511 416 347
Repeat Filers 25 23 16 32 7 17
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
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 189 181 185 224 190 171
Color 60 67 70 99 82 82
Religion 22 12 22 27 30 33
Reprisal 240 199 216 283 242 203
Sex 189 206 196 273 208 172
PDA 7 3 2 5 3 7
National Origin 37 52 68 69 70 59
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 1 2 2
Age 208 163 148 202 135 138
Disability 186 169 203 217 155 134
Genetic Information 8 1 3 6 2 10
Non-EEO 3 0 0 0 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Appointment/Hire 20 6 5 8 13 3
Assignment of Duties 39 30 35 23 26 34
Awards 0 0 0 2 2 0
Conversion to Full Time 0 1 0 1 4 1
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 3 0 0 1 2 3
    Reprimand 55 57 51 49 35 44
    Suspension 51 50 43 54 31 32
    Removal 35 28 37 58 53 43
    Other (Emergency Placement) 25 20 43 53 39 49
Duty Hours 34 64 70 44 33 63
Examination/Test 1 2 0 0 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 130 127 157 236 202 192
    Sexual 10 15 5 17 14 22
Medical Examination 3 3 1 1 2 14
Pay (Including Overtime) 58 87 61 51 55 49
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 4 5 1 0 1 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 32 29 28 29 30 30
Reassignment
           
    Denied 10 11 7 19 10 8
    Directed 17 16 2 10 5 15
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 76 56 62 88 43 53
Reinstatement 1 1 1 1 0 1
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A 5 2 1 1
Retirement 2 3 2 1 1 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A 2 4 2 7
Telework N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 45 36 43 18 29 25
Terms/Conditions of Employment 139 138 149 134 100 43
Time and Attendance 70 68 63 63 50 70
Training 6 11 15 6 10 6
Other 47 5 0 0 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 135.39 120.12 131.86 123.19 148.10 125.58
    Average number of days in final action stage 26.54 25.12 25.35 24.78 25.80 23.39
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 142.20 121.82 135.71 122.56 154.02 127.80
    Average number of days in final action stage 17.84 17.99 18.50 17.46 18.08 16.50
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 124.09 117.71 127.11 123.18 139.78 124.62
    Average number of days in final action stage 33.62 33.78 31.91 34.21 36.00 32.34
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
121 104 133 158 122 102
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 30.99 24.22 31.04 21.87 23.77 36.53
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 28 22 25 21 28 17
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
Total number of findings 5   5   3   3   5   5  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 5 100 5 100 3 100 3 100 5 100 5 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
Total number of findings 5   5   3   3   5   5  
Race 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 4 80 2 40 1 33 0 0 4 80 2 40
Sex 0 0 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 20 1 20
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 33 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 1 33 0 0 1 20
Disability 2 40 3 60 2 67 3 100 1 20 4 80
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Color 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 4 100 2 100 1 100 0 0 4 100 2 100
Sex 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 1 100
Disability 2 100 3 100 2 100 3 100 1 100 4 100
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 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
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 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
#
%
Total number of findings
5   5   3   3   5   5  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 1 20 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 2 40 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 20 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 2 67 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 60 1 20 0 0 2 67 3 60 1 20
    Sexual 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20 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 1 20
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 1 20
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 2 40 1 20 0 0 2 67 1 20 2 40
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 2 40 1 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 20 0 0 1 33 1 33 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 1 100 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 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
    Suspension 0 0 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Removal 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Duty Hours 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 3 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 3 100 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 1 100
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 1 100
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 2 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 1 100 2 100
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Termination 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 2 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 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 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 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 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 285 278 335 304 294 253
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 250 241 297 271 269 241
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 10 10 10 10
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Hearing 282 276 319 282 278 237
    Final Action 2 0 1 9 3 6
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 2 0 34 34 34 35
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2020
Thru
09/30/2020
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018 FY 2019
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 0 0 0 0 0 0