FedUp: Mental Illness & Disorders, OWCP Stress Claims, & Other Resources

Episode 21 is here! In this episode we talk about mental illness and mental disorders stemming from having to work in a toxic and hostile work environment. We also address how we can file an OWCP stress claim regarding our mental illness and/or disorders, what’s needed to do that, and other useful resources to combat…

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10th Circuit finds no discrimination against Denver postal worker

By Michael Karlik – August 1, 2023 A Denver employee of the U.S. Postal Service failed to show her employer retaliated, discriminated against her or otherwise refused to accommodate her disability, the federal appeals court based in Colorado ruled last month. Melissa M. Goodson held a variety of jobs within the Postal Service since 1997….

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Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment (reissued May 1, 2023)

Effective May 1, 2023, the Postal Service reissued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-05-01-2023-2, Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment (see below or blue.usps.gov/cpim/ftp/policy/hr/hr050120232.pdf). The Postal Service’s Policy on Workplace Harassment was revised to meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Federal Agencies Management Directive 715 (MD 715), Section I, Element A,…

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USPS Labor Relations Manager Jeff Conway affirms all TACS work to be done by Lead Clerk

APWU Maintenance Craft NBA Curtis Walker, Clerk Craft NBA Todd Elkerton, and Industrial Relations Director Charlie Cash participated recently in a Labor Management Meeting in Green Bay, Wisconsin with USPS Labor Relations Field Manager Jeff Conway. Green Bay Local President Kelly Heaney did not attend as he is out on removal pending arbitration. The workroom…

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Black Postal Worker to Get Trial Over Bosses’ Alleged Harassment

By Patrick Dorrian – April 4, 2022 Allegedly falsely accused of document, time theft Also needed permission to leave area, use bathroom The U.S. Postal Service must face trial on whether White supervisors at its Mandeville, La., location harassed a Black letter carrier because of her race, a New Orleans federal judge ruled. Paula Watson…

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