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, 2018

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Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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09/30/2018
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Number of Complaints Filed 4384 4088 3856 4127 4028 4095
Number of Complainants 4131 3854 3625 3884 3807 3888
Repeat Filers 241 224 209 226 205 190
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
Thru
09/30/2018
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Race 2079 1937 1799 1856 1741 1812
Color 723 685 657 729 704 772
Religion 211 194 169 177 187 179
Reprisal 2124 1988 1878 1926 1915 2060
Sex 1888 1776 1708 1836 1837 2026
PDA 24 22 41 45 35 53
National Origin 401 368 315 482 539 503
Equal Pay Act 2 0 1 6 2 4
Age 1599 1504 1383 1436 1355 1452
Disability 1505 1495 1348 1429 1408 1563
Genetic Information 51 57 55 55 58 60
Non-EEO 9 16 19 4 5 2
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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09/30/2018
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Appointment/Hire 90 74 89 49 45 59
Assignment of Duties 297 259 255 267 284 213
Awards 2 11 14 13 10 9
Conversion to Full Time 12 19 18 11 13 17
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 22 12 17 17 13 7
    Reprimand 521 504 445 444 434 406
    Suspension 532 484 387 438 383 402
    Removal 456 415 363 391 354 432
    Other (Emergency Placement) 305 276 221 256 301 379
Duty Hours 357 349 301 416 333 371
Examination/Test 16 10 9 8 2 1
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1211 1146 943 1073 1219 1457
    Sexual 93 107 95 113 149 134
Medical Examination 24 26 11 40 26 13
Pay (Including Overtime) 594 535 488 626 632 602
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 28 17 25 38 29 20
Promotion/Non-Selection 217 241 227 253 266 231
Reassignment
           
    Denied 145 95 69 84 72 99
    Directed 141 126 83 70 42 97
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 465 514 487 490 503 620
Reinstatement 20 16 11 7 8 9
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 20 18
Retirement 28 26 18 19 13 17
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A 60 66
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 1
Termination 304 277 331 314 291 245
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1297 1267 1279 1361 1133 1160
Time and Attendance 630 603 534 576 549 594
Training 97 77 53 76 90 94
Other 230 228 256 74 0 0
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 137.98 138.23 118.35 109.66 123.98 128.24
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.68 31.29 25.44 25.75 26.83 25.62
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 140.96 140.69 122.63 111.47 128.47 129.94
    Average number of days in final action stage 15.53 15.19 17.67 20.22 17.99 20.28
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 113.35 133.54 110.37 106.85 118.35 123.23
    Average number of days in final action stage 32.28 37.37 34.54 32.18 34.12 32.00
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
1239 1246 1116 1110 1070 1038
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 30.94 30.26 26.77 23.67 25.80 22.37
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 258 259 224 208 201 244
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
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Total number of findings 34   29   23   17   26   20  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 34 100 29 100 23 100 17 100 26 100 20 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
Thru
09/30/2018
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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
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Total number of findings 34   29   23   17   26   20  
Race 3 8.8 3 10 4 17 3 18 6 23 2 10
Color 1 2.9 0 0 1 4 1 6 3 12 0 0
Religion 1 2.9 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
Reprisal 22 64.7 16 55 14 61 7 41 12 46 12 60
Sex 7 20.6 5 17 6 26 3 18 5 19 2 10
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 3 12 1 5
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 8.8 2 7 0 0 0 0 2 8 3 15
Disability 9 26.5 8 28 8 35 8 47 12 46 13 65
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 3 100 3 100 4 100 3 100 6 100 2 100
Color 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 3 100 0 0
Religion 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Reprisal 22 100 16 100 14 100 7 100 12 100 12 100
Sex 7 100 5 100 6 100 3 100 5 100 2 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 3 100 1 100
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 3 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 2 100 3 100
Disability 9 100 8 100 8 100 8 100 12 100 13 100
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 1 100 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 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
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Total number of findings
34   29   23   17   26   20  
Appointment/Hire 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 4 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 6 0 0 2 10
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 5.9 2 7 3 13 2 12 1 4 3 15
    Suspension 3 8.8 1 3 3 13 0 0 4 15 3 15
    Removal 3 8.8 5 17 5 22 2 12 0 0 2 10
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 2.9 1 3 3 13 1 6 2 8 2 10
Duty Hours 2 5.9 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 2 10
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 13 38.2 7 24 10 43 6 35 6 23 9 45
    Sexual 3 8.8 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 1 5
Medical Examination 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 1 3 3 13 0 0 0 0 1 5
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 3 8.8 3 10 1 4 2 12 3 12 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 2 5.9 6 21 6 26 5 29 7 27 10 50
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 N/A N/A 1 4 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 N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 1 2.9 1 3 1 4 0 0 2 8 2 10
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 8.8 2 7 4 17 3 18 2 8 2 10
Time and Attendance 3 8.8 0 0 4 17 1 6 3 12 3 15
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10
Other 3 8.8 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100
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 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 3 100
    Suspension 3 100 1 100 3 100 0 0 4 100 3 100
    Removal 3 100 5 100 5 100 2 100 0 0 2 100
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 2 100
Duty Hours 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 2 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 13 100 7 100 10 100 6 100 6 100 9 100
    Sexual 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
Medical Examination 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 1 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 3 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 3 100 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 2 100 6 100 6 100 5 100 7 100 10 100
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 N/A N/A 1 100 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 N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Termination 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 100 2 100
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 2 100 4 100 3 100 2 100 2 100
Time and Attendance 3 100 0 0 4 100 1 100 3 100 3 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100
Other 3 100 1 100 1 100 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 N/A N/A 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 N/A N/A 0 0 0 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 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 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 3875 4325 2267 2558 3010 2715
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 3431 3783 1981 2226 2657 2411
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 0 3 2 32 32
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 2 3 0 1 0 1
    Hearing 1626 1902 2226 2540 2905 2583
    Final Action 32 37 33 16 37 45
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1324 1037 13 2 340 343
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 5 72 2 0 0 1
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