Postal Service’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement reissued

May 16, 2024 Effective May 1, 2024, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2024-1, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. In accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715), the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement will be updated annually and prominently posted in the following locations: All personnel offices; Equal Employment…

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Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment reissued

May 16, 2024 Effective May 1, 2024, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2024-2, Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment was revised to meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715). MOP HR-05-01-2024-2 must be posted prominently in the following locations:…

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EEOC: Enforcement Guidance on Harassment in the Workplace

EEOC Press Release – April 29, 2024 The guidance, approved by a majority vote of the Commission, reflects the EEOC’s commitment to protecting persons who are particularly vulnerable and persons from underserved communities from employment discrimination. It includes over 70 examples illustrating unlawful harassment, including situations involving older workers, immigrant workers, and survivors of gender-based…

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USPS reminds employees of zero-tolerance policy

March 29, 2024 The Postal Service is reminding employees that it has a zero-tolerance policy regarding workplace threats and violence. The organization is committed to cultivating a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, intimidation, bullying and violence for all employees. To help fulfill this commitment, a threat assessment team is available to…

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USPS: Presidents Day will be observed Monday, Feb. 19

February 15, 2024 Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents Day, will be observed Monday, Feb. 19. The annual observance began in the early 19th century. After George Washington’s death in 1799, his birthday — Feb. 22 — was celebrated informally across the young nation. In 1879, Congress declared Feb. 22 a federal holiday. A 1968…

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USPS: Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed Jan. 15

January 11, 2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed Monday, Jan. 15 — the 95th anniversary of the civil rights icon’s birth. King helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his landmark “I Have a Dream” speech. He also helped pave the way for the enactment of the Civil Rights…

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USPS: A new calendar shows this year’s payroll schedule

January 8, 2024 Postal Service employees will have 26 paydays this year. The calendar that accompanies this article shows the paycheck dates. Every month will have two paydays, except for March and August, which will have three each. The 2024 federal holidays that USPS observes are also shown: New Year’s Day (Monday, Jan. 1), Birthday…

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