No employee should be subjected to intimidating, hostile, or offensive behavior. If an employee believes he/she has been subjected to harassment, discrimination, or retaliation, he/she should report it promptly to his/her supervisor, another appropriate management official, his/her servicing Human Resources office, the Office of the Inspector General, or to his/her Equal Employment Opportunity Office, ombuds, or CORE PLUS Neutral.
The DOI Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers professional, confidential counseling and consultation that can help you resolve these issues and offer additional assistance. Services are available at no cost to you or members of your family. DOI has contracted with the EAP provider Espyr. Espyr has caring, professional counselors who can assist you in a work-related or personal crisis. Espyr provides comprehensive EAP services, including assistance with emotional issues, work problems, substance abuse, supervisory training, stress, marital/family concerns, financial matters, legal issues, elder care resources, and childcare referrals.
Espyr offers assessment, short-term counseling, and referral services helping you identify and clarify your concerns, consider available options, and develop a plan of action to create solutions that work. Espyr has offices nationwide.