Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment (reissued May 1, 2023)

Effective May 1, 2023, the Postal Service reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2023-2, Postal Service‚Äôs Policy on Workplace Harassment (see below or blue.usps.gov/cpim/ftp/policy/hr/hr050120232.pdf). The Postal Service‚Äôs Policy on Workplace Harassment was revised to meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission‚Äôs (EEOC‚Äôs) Federal Agencies Management Directive 715 (MD 715), Section I, Element A,…

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USPS Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement (revised May 1, 2023)

Effective May 1, 2023, the Postal Service reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2023-01, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement (see below or blue.usps.gov/cpim/ftp/policy/hr/hr050120231.pdf). The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement was revised to meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission‚Äôs (EEOC‚Äôs) Federal Agencies Management Directive 715 (MD 715), Section I, Element A, Subsection 2…

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EEOC Issues “Promising Practices for Preventing Harassment in the Federal Sector”

April 20, 2023 WASHINGTON ‚ÄďThe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today issued a technical assistance document, ‚ÄúPromising Practices for Preventing Harassment in the Federal Sector,‚ÄĚ which provides practical tips for preventing and addressing harassment within the federal civilian workforce. ‚ÄúThe EEOC remains committed to combating workplace harassment on all bases and providing federal agencies…

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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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APWU: Improving Your Workplace Environment Booklet

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, November 29, 2021 Subject: Improving Your Workplace Environment Booklet Sisters and Brothers, You will find attached the final version of the “Improving your Workplace Environment” booklet. We will be mailing a copy to directly to each member-at-large and will send a supply to each local to distribute to members…

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Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment

Effective March 26, 2020, the Postal Service™ reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-03-26-2020-2, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment (see page 1 and page 2). This policy reaffirms the Postal Service‚Äôs commitment to providing a work environment free of harassment and supersedes MOP HR-03-14-2019-2. The reissued Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment will soon…

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APWU: Tackling Workplace Harassment

The newly formed Workplace Environment Committee met on July 11-12 at the Tommy Douglass Center in Silver Spring, MD to correlate mediums, methods and procedures to deal with employee-employer relations on the workroom floor. Established by Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman, the Committee deliberated on the union‚Äôs continuing efforts to address the real harm ‚Äď…

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USPS defenses against OSHA citation rejected

By Gloria Gonzalez – February 28, 2019 An administrative law judge of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has rejected two defenses put forth by the U.S. Postal Service to a citation issued by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. On Feb. 26, 2018, OSHA issued a one-item, other-than-serious citation to USPS alleging…

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