USPS: Disability Employment Awareness Month begins

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the Postal Service is joining agencies across the nation to recognize the contributions and talents of employees with disabilities and to raise awareness about disability employment. The theme for this year’s campaign is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” You can learn more on the U.S. Department of…

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USPS: Reasonable accommodations

The Postal Service wants employees to know about their right to reasonable accommodations. A reasonable accommodation allows a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Accommodations vary widely and can include modifications to equipment, facilities and work schedules. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires all federal agencies…

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EEOC Admin Judge Awards $250K to Disabled USPS Employee

Employee Unable to Bear Children as a Result of Postal Service’s Unlawful Conduct, Judge Rules Washington, DC, January 30, 2018 –(PR.com)– Hosea Legal PLLC announced today that it received a decision from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finding that the United States Postal Service failed to accommodate a disabled employee, retaliated against her, and subjected…

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USPS: October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the cornerstone of a national campaign to raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. The Postal Service is joining other organizations across the United States in recognizing the contributions of employees with disabilities within its workforce. The theme for this…

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Tulsa Woman Sues USPS: ‘They Were Punishing Me For My Pregnancy’

By Annie Chang – April 19, 2017 TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa woman is suing her employer, the United States Postal Service. In her lawsuit, Robin Jones claims the USPS broke federal law by failing to accommodate her high-risk pregnancy. Jones works as a custodian at the downtown Tulsa post office. Back in 2014, when…

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California Letter Carrier Sues for Disability Discrimination

San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 19, 2016 – A former letter carrier who worked at the Sausalito, California, branch of the United States Postal Service (USPS) for over two decades filed a lawsuit alleging disability discrimination and retaliation. The USPS was also accused of improperly disclosing his confidential medical records, according to the…

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Not exhausting administrative remedies leads to loss in discrimination suit against USPS

By Nicholas Malfitano – May 11, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – A former mail clerk from the United States Postal Service (USPS) who alleged discrimination and wrongful termination against the agency has had her claim defeated in federal court, due to not exhausting her administrative remedies. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Judge…

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