The Federal Judiciary is committed to the performance of its duties in an outstanding and efficient manner and to maintaining a workplace of respect, civility, fairness, tolerance, and dignity, free of discrimination and harassment. These values are essential to the Judiciary, which holds its judges and employees to the highest standards. All judges and employees are expected to treat each other accordingly.
The Alabama Middle District Employment Dispute Resolution (EDR) Plan provides options for the reporting and resolving allegations of wrongful conduct (discrimination, sexual, racial, or other discriminatory harassment, abusive conduct, and retaliation) in the workplace. Early action is the best way to maintain a safe work environment. All judges, employing offices, and employees should promote workplace civility, and should take appropriate action upon receipt of reliable information indicating a likelihood of wrongful conduct under this Plan.
As part of the Alabama Middle District's commitment to maintaining a workplace of respect, civility, fairness, tolerance, and dignity, free of discrimination and harassment, and in the interest of full disclosure, we share the following EDR Plan: