Great Lakes 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, 2016

N/A means Data Not Available

Complaint Activity (29 CFR 1614.704(a), (b), and (c))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Number of Complaints Filed 517 532 462 444 432 106
Number of Complainants 494 493 431 416 402 106
Repeat Filers 22 36 28 23 28 0
Complaints by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704(d))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple bases. The sum of the bases may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Race 225 233 196 200 190 43
Color 71 71 70 61 81 17
Religion 19 27 16 17 15 6
Reprisal 245 254 225 203 198 45
Sex 208 229 196 215 194 49
PDA 3 3 4 8 9 1
National Origin 28 23 19 13 26 7
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 1 0
Age 167 174 152 137 135 32
Disability 227 195 164 145 151 39
Genetic Information 0 2 10 8 10 1
Non-EEO 4 1 1 2 0 0
Complaints by Issue (29 CFR 1614.704(e))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
Note: Complaints can be filed alleging multiple issues. The sum of the issues may not equal total complaints filed.
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Appointment/Hire 5 11 6 5 1 2
Assignment of Duties 37 35 39 30 33 13
Awards 1 0 1 3 2 0
Conversion to Full Time 2 1 6 3 0 0
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 1 2 1 2 2 1
    Reprimand 65 54 45 38 36 10
    Suspension 52 56 40 33 34 4
    Removal 99 66 72 69 65 11
    Other 46 44 36 38 29 2
Duty Hours 49 28 52 26 39 10
Examination/Test 4 4 0 3 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 133 111 90 108 123 24
    Sexual 8 11 6 14 17 1
Medical Examination 2 5 3 3 9 2
Pay (Including Overtime) 62 78 71 60 59 18
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 2 2 2 1 1 1
Promotion/Non-Selection 17 23 25 33 27 9
Reassignment
           
    Denied 8 10 10 9 10 3
    Directed 12 18 8 3 3 0
Reasonable Accommodation 68 65 38 36 55 13
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 3 3 1 1 0 1
Retirement 2 0 2 2 2 0
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 19 53 30 58 39 8
Terms/Conditions of Employment 154 167 171 116 135 30
Time and Attendance 66 52 54 52 50 15
Training 6 11 10 6 9 4
Other 22 21 28 24 5 1
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
The average length of time it has taken an agency to complete, respectively, investigation and final action for:
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Complaints pending (for any length of time) during the fiscal year (1614.704(f)(1))            
    Average number of days in investigation stage 113.95 136.58 133.40 123.67 108.65 115.07
    Average number of days in final action stage 39.78 36.15 35.12 26.00 26.03 34.00
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 114.32 143.01 135.24 130.50 119.24 115.00
    Average number of days in final action stage 26.23 13.05 14.04 18.78 20.69 31.33
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 113.15 122.11 129.94 112.91 93.37 115.12
    Average number of days in final action stage 52.47 37.23 42.76 34.20 34.01 37.20
Complaints Dismissed by Agency (29 CFR 1614.704(g))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
    Total complaints dismissed by agency under 1614.107(a)
    (prior to a request for a hearing)
190 137 142 136 124 29
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 34.14 25.73 24.89 24.61 25.12 18.79
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 32 28 36 25 24 1
Total Final Actions Involving a Finding of Discrimination (29 CFR 1614.704(i))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 14   7   5   6   0   2  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 14 100 7 100 5 100 6 100 0 0 2 100
Findings of Discrimination Rendered by Basis (29 CFR 1614.704 (j))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 14   7   5   6   0   2  
Race 2 14.3 0 0 1 20 1 17 0 0 1 50
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
Religion 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 9 64.3 5 71.4 4 80 1 17 0 0 1 50
Sex 4 28.6 1 14.2 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 50
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 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 21.4 3 42.8 1 20 5 83 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 after a hearing                        
Race 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Color 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Religion 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 9 100 5 100 4 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Sex 4 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Disability 3 100 3 100 1 100 5 100 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 2017
Thru
12/31/2016
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 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings
14   7   5   6   0   2  
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 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 4 28.6 0 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 1 50
    Removal 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20 1 17 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50
Duty Hours 2 14.3 0 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 5 35.7 2 28.5 3 60 0 0 0 0 2 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 1 14.2 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 1 7.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 3 21.4 1 14.2 1 20 2 34 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 14.2 0 0 2 34 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 14.3 0 0 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 1 20 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Suspension 4 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100
    Removal 3 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
    Other 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100
Duty Hours 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 5 100 2 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 2 100
    Sexual 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Examination 0 0 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 0 0 1 100 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 3 100 1 100 1 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Termination 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 0 0 1 100 0 0 2 100 0 0 0 0
Time and Attendance 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0 0 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 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 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 0 0 0 0 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 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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 2017
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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Total complaints from previous Fiscal Years 405 396 502 211 233 414
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 379 362 428 183 191 353
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 3 0 0 0 0 13
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 0 0 2 0 0 17
    Hearing 131 143 195 205 232 350
    Final Action 1 2 1 7 3 31
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 144 173 143 3 1 1
Complaint Investigations (29 CFR 1614.704(m))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Pending Complaints Where Investigation Exceeds Required Time Frames 1 14 0 1 0 0
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