Government agencies must adopt policies to prevent or punish acts of domestic violence within the federal workforce, President Obama ordered Wednesday, in a memorandum sent to agency heads.
Within eight months, the Office of Personnel Management will develop agency guidance on preventing domestic violence committed by or against employees and developing counseling and assistance sessions, leave policies and disciplinary criteria.
In May 2010, President Obama unveiled a plan aimed at expediting the federal hiring process, while at the same time diversifying the federal workforce. While it used to be common for hiring within an agency to take more than 140 day... Read Post
The Office of Personnel Management has started working on new government-wide policies on domestic violence in the federal workplace, beginning by asking federal agencies to send in their existing policies. Read full article >> Read Post