USPS ELM Revision: Sex Discrimination Policy

Effective February 25, 2021, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), Chapters 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8, to update USPS® policy prohibiting sex discrimination in personnel hiring and placement, so that the ELM is consistent with a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued June 2020. In the decision, the Court…

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USPS: June is LGBT Pride Month

June is a time to honor the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the United States. The annual commemoration is known as LGBT Pride Month, although some call it LGBTQ Pride Month in recognition of individuals who identify as queer or questioning. The observance is held in June to commemorate the…

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USPS: LGBT Pride Month – Observance held each June

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, a time to honor the contributions of LGBT individuals in the United States. LGBT Pride Month is held in June to commemorate the Stonewall uprising, when patrons and supporters at a gay-friendly tavern in New York City staged a protest against persecution. The 1969 incident…

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Transgender employees at center of controversy over restroom at Pittsburgh PO

By Sheldon Ingram – November 10, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Members of the clerks union at the post office on the city’s North Side have voiced their concerns to management about transgender women using the ladies’ restroom. It is a matter that drew the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, under the Department of…

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USPS: June is LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, which honors the contributions of LGBT individuals to the nation’s history. LGBT Pride Month is held in June to commemorate the Stonewall uprising, when patrons at a gay-friendly tavern in New York City resisted a police raid. The June 1969 incident is seen as a…

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USPS: June is LGBT Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, an annual observance of the history of gay rights and related movements. The Postal Service recognizes the contributions of LGBT people and the importance of fostering diversity and inclusion, including supporting LGBT-friendly workplaces. Last month, the Postal Service honored Harvey Milk, one of the nation’s…

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