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 Serviceā€™s 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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Pub 552 Revision: Mgr’s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment

Effective January 19, 2017, the Postal Serviceā„¢ is revising Publication 552, Managerā€™s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment, to reflect changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive 110 (MD-110) that broadens the language related to sex discrimination. Guidance was added to ensure supervisors and managers are aware that they may consult…

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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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Publication 108 Revision: Threat Assessment

Effective May 1, 2015, the Postal Serviceā„¢ revised Publication 108, Threat Assessment Team Guide, which sets forth requirements and guidelines to enhance the effectiveness of threat assessment teams and ensure consistency throughout the Postal Service. The May 2015 edition supersedes the June 2011 edition. Recycle or destroy all previous editions. These revisions update the overall…

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