EEOC Seeks Public Input on Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment under Federal Employment Laws

1/10/17 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced today that it has voted to release for public input a proposed enforcement guidance addressing unlawful harassment under the federal employment discrimination laws. The proposed Enforcement Guidance on Unlawful Harassment is available for input until Feb. 9, 2017 at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EEOC-2016-0009. This proposed guidance, which […]

EEOC to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Reboot of Harassment Prevention Efforts

6/13/16 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a meeting on Monday, June 20, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time), at EEOC headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington, D.C., to receive the report of Commissioners Chai Feldblum and Victoria Lipnic, Co-Chairs of the EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of […]

USPS reissues policy on “Workplace Harassment”

Effective March 3, 2016, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment to providing a work environment free of harassment. Supersedes MOP HR-03-10-2015, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website: Go […]

USPS revises poster for Workplace Harassment

Revised Poster: Poster 159, Workplace Harassment: Know Your Rights! Take Responsibility! The Postal Service™ has revised Poster 159, Workplace Harassment: Know Your Rights! Take Responsibility! The poster reiterates the commitment of the United States Postal Service® to providing a work environment free of all forms of harassment and includes information regarding an employee’s right to […]

EEOC to Study Workplace Harassment

Select Task Force of Academics, Practitioners and Stakeholders To Study How To Address And Prevent All Types of Workplace Harassment WASHINGTON–Jenny R. Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), today announced the membership of the EEOC Select Task Force on the Study of Harassment in the Workplace. At a public meeting on […]

Postal Service reissues Policy on Workplace Harassment

Effective March 10, 2015, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment to pro­viding a work environment free of harassment. Supersedes MOP HR-06-10-2014, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment is available on the Postal Service PolicyNet website: Go […]

EEOC to Probe Persistent Problem of ‘Workplace Harassment’ at Jan. 14 public meeting

1.7.15 – WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will hold a meeting on Wed., Jan. 14, at 9:30 a.m. (Eastern Time), at agency headquarters, 131 M Street, N.E., Washington D.C. In accordance with the Sunshine Act, the open session of the meeting will be open to public observation of the Commission’s deliberations. […]

USPS updates Publication 553, Employee’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Reporting Harassment

Publication 553, Employee’s Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Reporting Harassment, December 2008, has been revised to add the Office of Inspector General as a source for employees to report harassment claims, updated language concerning gender identification and gender stereotyping, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) information, and a reiteration of Postal Service™ policy […]

USPS reissues policy on Workplace Harassment

Effective June 10, 2014, the Postal Service™ reissued its Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy:  Includes a reference to military service in accordance with the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act signed into law November 21, 2011, which expands protections against workplace dis­crimination based on military status under the Uni­formed […]

USPS Updates Policy On Workplace Harassment

New Memorandum of Policy: Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment Effective October 4, 2010, the Postal Service has issued memorandum of policy (MOP) DD-10-04-2010, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment (see pages 19 and 20). This policy: * Incorporates recent legal developments that make it clear that an employer’s anti-harassment policy must prohibit all forms […]