How the Postal Service handles sexual harassment complaints (audio)

January 25, 2023 The U.S. Postal Service, like many agencies, has to deal with sexual harassment complaints. According to the Postal Inspector General, while USPS handles them fairly well, it lacks data on how extensive the problem might be. To get more details on the matter, Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Elizabeth Kowalewski,…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Service’s Response to Sexual Harassment Complaints

Background The mission of the U.S. Postal Service is to provide the American public with trusted, affordable, and universal mail service. The Postal Service employs 653,167 career and noncareer employees to carry out its mission. To ensure its employees are working in safe conditions and are compliant with applicable laws and regulations, the Postal Service…

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USPS OIG Management Alert: Workplace Environment Tracking System User Access

Introduction This management alert presents issues the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) identified during our ongoing audit of the U.S. Postal Service‚Äôs Response to Sexual Harassment Complaints (Project Number 21-173). Our objective is to provide Postal Service officials immediate notification of these issues and make recommendations for corrective action. We identified these…

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How Effectively Does the USPS Respond to Sexual Harassment Complaints?

Project Title: USPS Response to Sexual Harassment Complaints Start Date: Monday, October 4, 2021 Estimated Report Release Date: August 2022 The U.S. Postal Service must maintain a work environment free of sexual harassment for its employees. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual…

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