Postmaster Removed for Inappropriate Behavior Toward Employee He Fired

By Susan McGuire Smith – February 13, 2020 In Ferguson v. U.S. Postal Service (CAFC No. 2019-1403 (nonprecedential) 11/7/19), a postal manager fought to get his job back after he was accused by a woman employee removed for poor performance of making inappropriate comments and gestures toward her while she worked for him. Mr. Ferguson…

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USPS: Zero Tolerance policy on workplace threats and violence

The Postal Service 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 respond to threats, assaults and potential violence at all USPS locations. These teams are located at district and area…

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USPS: Zero Tolerance Policy

The Postal Service 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 at all USPS locations — including area, district offices and Postal Service headquarters in Washington, DC — to respond to…

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Postmaster’s Removal for Unacceptable Conduct Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

“The United States Postal Service removed Ramon Canarios from the position of Postmaster based on a charge of unacceptable conduct, supported by numerous specifications of particular incidents. Mr. Canarios appealed the removal decision to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which upheld the removal. We affirm.” Mr. Canarios began working for the Postal Service on July…

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USPS: Zero tolerance – USPS promotes threat-free workplace

The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear and violence for every employee. To help fulfill this commitment, a Threat Assessment Team (TAT) is available at headquarters and in every district office to respond to threats and potential violence. TAT members are trained to assess…

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