The mission of the Postal Service is to provide the American public with trusted, affordable, and universal mail service. The Postal Service employs 653,167 career and noncareer employees to carry out its mission. To ensure its employees are working in safe conditions and are compliant with applicable laws and regulations, the Postal Service has policies in place to promote safety and a workplace free of all harassment, including sexual harassment.
Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Postal Service has established several methods for employees to report sexual harassment complaints. The offices responsible for accepting and responding to employee sexual harassment complaints include Human Resources, Labor Relations, and Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance and Appeals.