USPS Districts Currently Under Phase 2 Of the National Reassessment Process

The Postal Service continues to implement Phase 2 of the National Reassessment Process (NRP) in USPS Districts across the country. There is no set schedule that establishes a date when a particular District will begin Phase 2.  

Problems with Central ‘Case Create’

On Oct. 1, 2011, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation (DFEC), centralized its case creation and data entry operations. The change does not affect how workers make injury claims or file for...

USPS Unleashes NRP (Phases 1 & 2)

In mid-December, the APWU was notified that Phase 1 of the National Reassessment Process had been implemented nationwide. The Postal Service estimates that 33,707 limited duty and rehabilitation employees will be reassessed under “NRP,” which was...

New FECA Regulations

An exhaustive list of new regulations that change the administrative policies of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) went into effect on Aug. 29, 2011. These are the first revisions since 1999. Although these changes included some...

USPS Unveils Prescription Drug Card for Workplace Injuries

The USPS has announced a voluntary prescription drug card program for employees who suffer workplace injuries or illnesses. According to the Postal Service, employees who choose to participate in the program will submit their drug card and...

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