Eastern 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, 2017

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
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
Number of Complaints Filed 713 614 566 592 545 115
Number of Complainants 679 587 540 565 514 114
Repeat Filers 32 24 24 26 29 1
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Race 309 259 211 238 236 50
Color 89 96 81 94 83 18
Religion 34 23 22 22 23 4
Reprisal 313 267 243 264 255 60
Sex 328 286 253 282 270 65
PDA 0 2 3 6 10 1
National Origin 26 29 29 44 31 6
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 278 221 185 224 191 36
Disability 240 229 207 202 171 44
Genetic Information 5 6 5 4 10 1
Non-EEO 2 3 2 0 1 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
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 filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Appointment/Hire 14 16 20 17 8 2
Assignment of Duties 64 60 21 31 45 9
Awards 1 0 5 4 2 0
Conversion to Full Time 2 2 3 0 2 1
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 3 1 0 0 1 0
    Reprimand 91 65 62 62 71 16
    Suspension 107 87 57 69 59 9
    Removal 82 65 55 66 40 14
    Other (Emergency Placement) 75 45 18 32 23 6
Duty Hours 75 45 39 54 46 9
Examination/Test 3 2 2 0 0 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 205 153 105 129 161 28
    Sexual 14 18 11 13 22 3
Medical Examination 4 9 0 10 3 0
Pay (Including Overtime) 89 83 80 74 84 14
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 7 1 3 2 1 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 34 52 28 29 40 5
Reassignment
           
    Denied 35 15 8 10 15 4
    Directed 54 13 5 8 4 4
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 94 76 74 67 69 11
Reinstatement 3 2 1 0 1 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 3 1
Retirement 5 1 0 6 2 1
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A 9 0
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 43 47 46 56 42 5
Terms/Conditions of Employment 166 173 170 204 131 32
Time and Attendance 104 83 75 69 62 9
Training 13 10 10 6 14 3
Other 29 38 20 4 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 132.60 141.55 107.88 107.53 123.51 124.86
    Average number of days in final action stage 40.40 26.28 23.61 26.09 26.36 28.81
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 134.33 144.09 112.47 105.23 130.67 130.27
    Average number of days in final action stage 16.45 12.88 17.67 22.12 17.18 27.71
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 128.73 137.13 100.03 109.99 115.98 123.15
    Average number of days in final action stage 36.07 30.78 30.42 29.23 31.91 29.42
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)
199 185 152 152 163 33
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 29.57 28.77 19.93 22.03 21.67 20.15
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 55 32 35 37 28 5
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 6   1   3   1   1   3  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 6 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 3 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2018
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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
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
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Total number of findings 6   1   3   1   1   3  
Race 1 16.7 0 0 1 33 0 0 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 3 100
Sex 2 33.3 0 0 3 100 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 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 2 33.3 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 67
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 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Religion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 2 100 0 0 3 100 0 0 0 0 3 100
Sex 2 100 0 0 3 100 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 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 2 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100
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 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 6   1   3   1   1   3  
Appointment/Hire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assignment of Duties 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100 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 1 16.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33
    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 2 33.3 0 0 1 33 1 100 0 0 2 67
    Sexual 2 33.3 0 0 2 67 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 1 16.6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 0 0 1 33 1 100 0 0 2 67
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 1 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 16.6 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 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33
    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 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 67
    Sexual 2 100 0 0 2 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 33
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 2 67
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 1 100 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 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 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 621 679 375 426 469 680
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 552 604 340 385 427 615
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 0 0 1 0 5 46
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 0 0 0 21
    Hearing 280 330 371 424 460 589
    Final Action 2 7 3 4 4 18
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 176 151 1 0 24 24
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 3 1 0 0 0 0
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