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.
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
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