Union Urges Affected Workers To Complete NRP Questionnaire

To strengthen the fight against the Postal Service’s harsh National Reassessment Program (NRP), the APWU is encouraging limited-duty and permanent-rehabilitation employees to complete a questionnaire sponsored by a law firm that has filed a class-...

Ruling to Benefit Retirees Who Were Injured on the Job

A recent decision by the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) should ensure that employees who work less than eight hours per day as the result of job-related injuries get their full annuity they when they retire.

EEOC Upholds Class Action

On May 30, 2008, in the case of Sandra McConnell et al v. United States Postal Service, an Administrative Judge (AJ) for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) certified a class action complaint alleging that the USPS had discriminated...

Unions Discuss Proposed FECA Changes

The APWU hosted a meeting of unions on Feb. 28 to discuss proposed changes to the Federal Employees Compensation Act. Analyzing the Federal Injured Employees Re-Employment Act (FIERA) were labor organizations that represent postal and federal...

Rehab Act Expanded

The Rehabilitation Act, which prohibits workplace discrimination against employees with disabilities, has been significantly expanded with the recent passage of amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The amendments set new...

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