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

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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 4532 4384 4088 3856 4127 1064
Number of Complainants 4272 4131 3854 3625 3884 1062
Repeat Filers 249 241 224 209 226 2
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 2089 2079 1937 1799 1856 462
Color 734 723 685 657 729 191
Religion 203 211 194 169 177 51
Reprisal 2367 2124 1988 1878 1926 491
Sex 1934 1888 1776 1708 1836 476
PDA 40 24 22 41 45 9
National Origin 434 401 368 315 482 125
Equal Pay Act 0 2 0 1 6 2
Age 1576 1599 1504 1383 1436 350
Disability 1947 1505 1495 1348 1429 373
Genetic Information 0 51 57 55 55 18
Non-EEO 26 9 16 19 4 4
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 64 90 74 89 49 10
Assignment of Duties 346 297 259 255 267 76
Awards 6 2 11 14 13 4
Conversion to Full Time 19 12 19 18 11 2
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 25 22 12 17 17 2
    Reprimand 639 521 504 445 444 104
    Suspension 590 532 484 387 438 93
    Removal 510 456 415 363 391 100
    Other 276 305 276 221 256 64
Duty Hours 402 357 349 301 416 62
Examination/Test 10 16 10 9 8 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1396 1211 1146 943 1073 267
    Sexual 108 93 107 95 113 32
Medical Examination 23 24 26 11 40 12
Pay (Including Overtime) 579 594 535 488 626 171
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 37 28 17 25 38 6
Promotion/Non-Selection 173 217 241 227 253 77
Reassignment
           
    Denied 132 145 95 69 84 21
    Directed 143 141 126 83 70 10
Reasonable Accommodation 524 465 514 487 490 133
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Reinstatement 14 20 16 11 7 4
Retirement 34 28 26 18 19 5
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 192 304 277 331 314 78
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1378 1297 1267 1279 1361 312
Time and Attendance 730 630 603 534 576 142
Training 89 97 77 53 76 20
Other 229 230 228 256 74 27
Processing Time (29 CFR 1614.704(f))
Comparative Data (29 CFR 1614.705) FY 2017
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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 104.24 137.98 138.23 118.35 109.66 125.74
    Average number of days in final action stage 30.01 34.68 31.29 25.44 25.75 28.96
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 103.47 140.96 140.69 122.63 111.47 129.11
    Average number of days in final action stage 13.33 15.53 15.19 17.67 20.22 22.13
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 102.72 113.35 133.54 110.37 106.85 123.15
    Average number of days in final action stage 51.08 32.28 37.37 34.54 32.18 34.92
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)
1570 1239 1246 1116 1110 260
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 42.60 30.94 30.26 26.77 23.67 23.53
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 240 258 259 224 208 46
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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12/31/2016
Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
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Total number of findings 51   34   29   23   17   10  
Total without a hearing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total with a hearing 51 100 34 100 29 100 23 100 17 100 10 100
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 51   34   29   23   17   10  
Race 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 4 17 3 18 2 20
Color 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 1 4 1 6 1 10
Religion 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reprisal 29 56.9 22 64.7 16 55 14 61 7 41 5 50
Sex 11 21.6 7 20.6 5 17 6 26 3 18 3 30
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 0 0 1 10
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 10
Disability 22 43.1 9 26.5 8 28 8 35 8 47 5 50
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Race 4 100 3 100 3 100 4 100 3 100 2 100
Color 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100 1 100 1 100
Religion 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 100
Reprisal 29 100 22 100 16 100 14 100 7 100 5 100
Sex 11 100 7 100 5 100 6 100 3 100 3 100
PDA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
National Origin 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 0 0 1 100
Equal Pay Act 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Age 2 100 3 100 2 100 0 0 0 0 1 100
Disability 22 100 9 100 8 100 8 100 8 100 5 100
Genetic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non EEO 1 100 1 100 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
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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
51   34   29   23   17   10  
Appointment/Hire 1 2 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 1 6 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 6 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 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 5 9.8 2 5.9 2 7 3 13 2 12 1 10
    Suspension 7 13.7 3 8.8 1 3 3 13 0 0 1 10
    Removal 11 21.6 3 8.8 5 17 5 22 2 12 0 0
    Other 2 3.9 1 2.9 1 3 3 13 1 6 1 10
Duty Hours 2 3.9 2 5.9 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 10
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 12 23.5 13 38.2 7 24 10 43 6 35 5 50
    Sexual 2 3.9 3 8.8 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 10
Medical Examination 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 2 0 0 1 3 3 13 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 4 7.8 3 8.8 3 10 1 4 2 12 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 12 23.5 2 5.9 6 21 6 26 5 29 3 30
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 1 2 1 2.9 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 6 11.8 3 8.8 2 7 4 17 3 18 1 10
Time and Attendance 5 9.8 3 8.8 0 0 4 17 1 6 1 10
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 2 3 8.8 1 3 1 4 0 0 0 0
Findings after a hearing                        
Appointment/Hire 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0
Assignment of Duties 1 100 0 0 0 0 1 100 1 100 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 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Reprimand 5 100 2 100 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100
    Suspension 7 100 3 100 1 100 3 100 0 0 1 100
    Removal 11 100 3 100 5 100 5 100 2 100 0 0
    Other 2 100 1 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 1 100
Duty Hours 2 100 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
Examination/Test 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harassment                        
    Non-Sexual 12 100 13 100 7 100 10 100 6 100 5 100
    Sexual 2 100 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100
Medical Examination 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 1 100 0 0 1 100 3 100 0 0 0 0
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Promotion/Non-Selection 4 100 3 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 0 0
Reassignment                        
    Denied 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Directed 0 0 0 0 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reasonable Accommodation 12 100 2 100 6 100 6 100 5 100 3 100
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 1 100 1 100 1 100 1 100 0 0 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 6 100 3 100 2 100 4 100 3 100 1 100
Time and Attendance 5 100 3 100 0 0 4 100 1 100 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other 1 100 3 100 1 100 1 100 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 3559 3875 4325 2267 2558 4447
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 3203 3431 3783 1981 2226 3887
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 13 1 0 3 2 326
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 8 2 3 0 1 156
    Hearing 1345 1626 1902 2226 2540 3682
    Final Action 7 32 37 33 16 208
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1201 1324 1037 13 2 2
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 5 72 2 1 0 1
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