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Workplace Conduct Background & Resources

Reference background and other resource materials on initiatives and efforts the federal Judiciary has made to have a workplace free from discrimination, sexual or other discriminatory harassment, and abusive conduct. 

Judges Tell Congress That Workplace Conduct Strategy Should Continue
March 17, 2022

Judiciary Releases Workplace Conduct Working Group Report, Recommends 9 Changes to Build on Progress Made to Date
March 16, 2022

The Judiciary Steps Up to the Workplace Challenge by Judge M. Margaret McKeown, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Northwestern University Law Review, Nov. 2, 2021

Judiciary Adopts New Model EDR Plan, Doubles Fee Waiver for PACER
September 17, 2019

Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms
March 12, 2019

Workplace Changes Recommended for Judiciary
June 4, 2018

Judicial Conference Receives Status Report on Workplace Conduct Review
March 13, 2018

Judiciary Workplace Conduct Group Seeks Law Clerk, Employee Input
February 21, 2018

Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group Formed
January 12, 2018

Changes to Codes of Conduct and JC&D Rules

The Judicial Conference approved changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges, the Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings, and the Code of Conduct for Judiciary Employees on March 12, 2019.