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Reporting and Decision Resources

Reporting and Decision Resources

Harassment (whether or not it is based on a protected basis) Sexual Harassment

Can be reported to the following:

→ Immediate Supervisor (if immediate supervisor is the harasser, then report to the second level supervisor)

→ Employee Relations Specialist:

→ EEO Counselor:

  • 703-648-7770 or

  • Toll Free 866-816-1106


To Confidentially Discuss Workplace Concerns


→ DOI Organizational Ombudsman

→ Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (Work/Life Concerns)


Allegations of Discrimination

Can be reported to:

→ The USGS Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity (DEO) 

703-648-7770 or Toll Free 866-816-1106


To Address Workplace Conflicts and Possible Resolutions


→ USGS Workplace Conflict Resolution (CORE) Plus Program


Waste, Fraud, and Abuse

Can be reported anonymously to the DOI Office of the Inspector General



Occupational Health and Safety, Violence in the Workplace

Can be reported to the servicing Employee Relations Specialist

→ Employees in the Director and Associate Director's Offices

→ Employees in the Regions


Misuse of Position and Government Resources

Can be reported to:

→ The USGS Ethics Office


Prohibited Personnel Practices, Disclosure of Wrongdoing, Hatch Act Violations, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Violations

Can be reported to:

→ Office of Special Counsel (OSC)


Crimes, Suspicious Activity

Can be reported to the following:

→ Local Law Enforcement

→ Federal Protective Service


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