Postmaster’s Removal for Unacceptable Conduct Upheld by Federal Appeals Court

“The United States Postal Service removed Ramon Canarios from the position of Postmaster based on a charge of unacceptable conduct, supported by numerous specifications of particular incidents. Mr. Canarios appealed the removal decision to the Merit Systems Protection Board, which upheld the removal. We affirm.” Mr. Canarios began working for the Postal Service on July…

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Workplace Harassment Still a Major Problem Experts Tell EEOC at Meeting

EEOC Chair Announces Task Force to Develop Strategies to Prevent and Correct Harassment Press Release – January 14, 2014 WASHINGTON – Workplace harassment is alleged in approximately 30 percent of all charges filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), according to EEOC Chair Jenny R. Yang, who presided over the first commission meeting…

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Amazon Worker Forces Changes as Labor Board Settles Claim

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) agreed to change some of the rules for workers at the Web retailer’s warehouses in the U.S. so that employees can communicate about pay and working conditions without fear of retaliation. In a settlement reached with the National Labor Relations Board yesterday, the Seattle-based company also agreed to rescind a verbal warning…

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