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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Abusive Pittsburgh postmaster sentenced to probation

By Karen Kane – April 12, 2017 A Pittsburgh postmaster thought he was “preserving public safety” when he violated federal law and opened a suspicious package to check for illegal drugs, according to his attorney. But two women he supervised told the sentencing judge Wednesday that Daniel Davis all but ruined their lives by threatening…

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Zero tolerance – USPS promotes safe workplaces

The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear, and violence for all employees. To help fulfill this commitment, a Threat Assessment Team is available at headquarters and in all area and district offices to respond to threats and potential violence. Team members are trained to…

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Fellow employees testify at trial for suspended Pittsburgh postmaster

By Paula Reed Ward – January 7, 2017 Four employees of the U.S. Postal Service testified this week that they never saw another employee open packages looking for drugs or other contraband until suspended Pittsburgh postmaster Daniel Davis arrived here from Toledo, Ohio. Mr. Davis told them he was looking for drugs, and in one…

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No-confidence vote for Shrewsbury, Massachusetts postmaster

By Elaine Thompson – October 15, 2016 SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury Post Office employees have taken a vote of no confidence in their postmaster whom they say has created “a hostile work environment filled with harassment and bullying,” a repeat of what postal workers in other towns where he has worked have said in the past. The…

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OIG Report: Postal Service Workplace Violence Program

Background The U.S. Postal Service has an obligation to ensure the safety of its employees by creating and maintaining a violence-free work environment. Workplace violence can occur at or outside of a postal facility while an employee is working and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicides. Postal Service employees…

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Coworkers defend Memphis postal worker indicted for attacking supervisor

By Jerry Askin – January 26, 2016 MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A United States Postal Service worker has been indicted on assault charges. Police said Richard Martin attacked a USPS supervisor while at work Saturday. Some postal workers spent Tuesday defending Martin and decrying what they call bad management at the United States Postal Service…

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Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating subordinate to cover up illegal activity

By Jonathan D. Silver – September 15, 2015 Pittsburgh’s postmaster has been charged with intimidating a subordinate in an effort to cover up his illegal opening of express mail packages, some of which contained drugs, at the East Liberty station over the past year, according to a criminal complaint made public today. Daniel P. Davis,…

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