Employee Rights and Reporting Wrongful Conduct

How to Report Judicial Misconduct or Disability

Congress has established a process by which any person can file a complaint alleging a federal judge has engaged in "conduct prejudicial to the effective and expeditious administration of the business of the courts" or has become, by reason of a mental or physical disability, "unable to discharge all the duties" of the judicial office.

First Circuit's Employment Dispute Resolution Policy

In November 2020, the District of Massachusetts adopted the First Circuit's updated Employment Dispute Resolution (EDR) Policy. The EDR Policy is based on the Model EDR Policy which reflects the Federal Judiciary’s commitment to a workplace of respect, civility, fairness, tolerance and dignity, free of discrimination and harassment.