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

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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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Previous Fiscal Year Data
FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Number of Complaints Filed 4384 4088 3856 4127 4028 965
Number of Complainants 4131 3854 3625 3884 3807 960
Repeat Filers 241 224 209 226 205 5
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 2079 1937 1799 1856 1741 417
Color 723 685 657 729 704 174
Religion 211 194 169 177 187 47
Reprisal 2124 1988 1878 1926 1915 480
Sex 1888 1776 1708 1836 1837 468
PDA 24 22 41 45 35 11
National Origin 401 368 315 482 539 114
Equal Pay Act 2 0 1 6 2 1
Age 1599 1504 1383 1436 1355 337
Disability 1505 1495 1348 1429 1408 357
Genetic Information 51 57 55 55 58 14
Non-EEO 9 16 19 4 5 1
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 90 74 89 49 45 14
Assignment of Duties 297 259 255 267 284 52
Awards 2 11 14 13 10 1
Conversion to Full Time 12 19 18 11 13 3
Disciplinary Action            
    Demotion 22 12 17 17 13 1
    Reprimand 521 504 445 444 434 100
    Suspension 532 484 387 438 383 74
    Removal 456 415 363 391 354 82
    Other (Emergency Placement) 305 276 221 256 301 76
Duty Hours 357 349 301 416 333 79
Examination/Test 16 10 9 8 2 0
Harassment
           
    Non-Sexual 1211 1146 943 1073 1219 325
    Sexual 93 107 95 113 149 28
Medical Examination 24 26 11 40 26 5
Pay (Including Overtime) 594 535 488 626 632 138
Perf. Eval./Appraisal 28 17 25 38 29 6
Promotion/Non-Selection 217 241 227 253 266 52
Reassignment
           
    Denied 145 95 69 84 72 25
    Directed 141 126 83 70 42 14
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 465 514 487 490 503 136
Reinstatement 20 16 11 7 8 1
Religious Accommodation N/A N/A N/A N/A 20 6
Retirement 28 26 18 19 13 4
Sex-Stereotyping N/A N/A N/A N/A 60 11
Telework N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 0
Termination 304 277 331 314 291 47
Terms/Conditions of Employment 1297 1267 1279 1361 1133 259
Time and Attendance 630 603 534 576 549 133
Training 97 77 53 76 90 17
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 137.98 138.23 118.35 109.66 123.98 124.26
    Average number of days in final action stage 34.68 31.29 25.44 25.75 26.83 33.28
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 140.96 140.69 122.63 111.47 128.47 125.62
    Average number of days in final action stage 15.53 15.19 17.67 20.22 17.99 36.26
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 113.35 133.54 110.37 106.85 118.35 123.73
    Average number of days in final action stage 32.28 37.37 34.54 32.18 34.12 31.11
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 258
    Average days pending prior to dismissal 30.94 30.26 26.77 23.67 25.80 21.77
Complaints Withdrawn by Complainants (29 CFR 1614.704(h))            
    Total complaints withdrawn by complainants 258 259 224 208 201 53
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
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Total number of findings 34   29   23   17   26   5  
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 5 100
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 34   29   23   17   26   5  
Race 3 8.8 3 10 4 17 3 18 6 23 0 0
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 3 60
Sex 7 20.6 5 17 6 26 3 18 5 19 0 0
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 0 0
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 0 0
Disability 9 26.5 8 28 8 35 8 47 12 46 4 80
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 0 0
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 3 100
Sex 7 100 5 100 6 100 3 100 5 100 0 0
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 0 0
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 0 0
Disability 9 100 8 100 8 100 8 100 12 100 4 100
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   5  
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 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 5.9 2 7 3 13 2 12 1 4 2 40
    Suspension 3 8.8 1 3 3 13 0 0 4 15 1 20
    Removal 3 8.8 5 17 5 22 2 12 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 2.9 1 3 3 13 1 6 2 8 0 0
Duty Hours 2 5.9 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 1 20
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 2 40
    Sexual 3 8.8 2 7 2 9 0 0 1 4 0 0
Medical Examination 1 2.9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 1 3 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 20
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 2 5.9 6 21 6 26 5 29 7 27 4 80
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 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 8.8 2 7 4 17 3 18 2 8 0 0
Time and Attendance 3 8.8 0 0 4 17 1 6 3 12 1 20
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 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 2 100 3 100 2 100 1 100 2 100
    Suspension 3 100 1 100 3 100 0 0 4 100 1 100
    Removal 3 100 5 100 5 100 2 100 0 0 0 0
    Other (Emergency Placement) 1 100 1 100 3 100 1 100 2 100 0 0
Duty Hours 2 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 1 100
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 2 100
    Sexual 3 100 2 100 2 100 0 0 1 100 0 0
Medical Examination 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pay Including Overtime 0 0 1 100 3 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 100
Reasonable Accommodation Disability 2 100 6 100 6 100 5 100 7 100 4 100
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 0 0
Terms/Conditions of Employment 3 100 2 100 4 100 3 100 2 100 0 0
Time and Attendance 3 100 0 0 4 100 1 100 3 100 1 100
Training 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 4643
Total complainants from previous Fiscal Years 3431 3783 1981 2226 2657 4070
Number of Complaints Pending            
    Investigation 1 0 3 2 32 371
    ROI issued, pending Complainant's action 2 3 0 1 0 162
    Hearing 1626 1902 2226 2540 2905 3872
    Final Action 32 37 33 16 37 133
    Appeal with EEOC Office of Federal Operations 1324 1037 13 2 340 338
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 3
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