USPS Handbook EL-307 Revision: Reasonable Accommodation, An Interactive Process

Effective July 2024, the Postal Service™ will revise Handbook EL-307, Reasonable Accommodation, An Interactive Process, to reflect changes and updates to the Postal Service’s guidance on providing reasonable accommodation to Postal Service job applicants and employees with disabilities. The changes were made to ensure that the Postal Service is compliant with Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) regulatory…

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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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Postal Service Gets Some Worker Claims Trimmed in Bias Dispute

April 8, 2024 USPS gets summary judgment on half of disabled worker’s claims Disability bias, overtime retaliation allegations head to jury The US Postal Service secured a pretrial end to claims that it discriminated against a worker because of her age and retaliated against her for seeking disability accommodations, but other allegations advanced to a…

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Managing Workplace Conflict: USPS Benefits and Wellness webinar – April 16, 2024

April 9, 2024 Postal Service employees may participate in an upcoming webinar on ways to handle any conflicts in their work environment. The session, “Managing Workplace Conflict,” will be held Tuesday, April 16, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern. Representatives from DeVry University will lead the discussion. Participants must register before the event on the webinar website. Participation…

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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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Response to APWU RFI on Harassment Phone Line

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Subject: Response to APWU RFI on Harassment Phone Line Union Family, Previously, the Postal Service announced that they had established an information line employees could call regarding Harassment. I submitted an information request to find out what it was exactly. The line is a recorded line,…

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