USPS offers round-the-clock sign language interpretation

June 17, 2024 The Postal Service wants managers to remember the organization provides round-the-clock sign language interpreting accommodations for employees who are deaf or hard of hearing. Formats include video remote interpreting, or VRI, which uses video conferencing equipment, and video relay services, or VRS, a telecommunications relay service using videophone technology. Management Instruction¬†EL-670-2021-4, Providing…

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APWU Deaf/Hard of Hearing Conference is May 2

Web News Article #: 21-2017 02/22/2017 – The 2017 APWU Deaf/Hard of Hearing Conference will be held in Washington, DC at Kellogg Conference Center at Gallaudet University on May 2, 2017. This one-day conference will address the unique problems and concerns in the workplace, union, and society that deaf and hard of hearing members face….

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Top 10 most expensive discrimination settlements of 2013 (USPS case is #6)

6. $4.5 million ‚Äď Hubbard, et al. v. U.S. Postal Service Disability discrimination is growing area of litigation risk, and perhaps as a sign of the times this case revolved around the accommodations afforded to deaf and hard-of-hearing workers of the United States Postal Service. The suit alleged that workers with hearing problems were not…

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