APWU: Postal Service “liberal” leave policy in light of school closings

From: Mark Dimondstein <mdimondstein@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, March 13, 2020 12:45 PM Subject: Leave in light of school closings All, This morning we initiated discussion with the Postal Service regarding their leave policy as it relates to new hardships of child/family care placed on many of our members due to school closings in many states. The…

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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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No End In Sight For Wave of Paid Family and Sick Leave Laws

By Katharine Parker – January 15, 2015 Employers have been scrambling to keep up with the multitude of paid sick leave laws that were passed in the last several years. These laws vary by jurisdiction and often can’t be easily reconciled into a uniform policy — an issue for multi-state employers. As reported in today’s…

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