U.S. Court of Appeals: USPS Did Enough to Accommodate Clerk Robbed On-Job at Gunpoint

“Henrietta Simpson was robbed at gunpoint when working at a branch of the United States Postal Service. After the robbery, USPS allowed the severely distressed Simpson to work temporarily at a window equipped with protective glass, installed protective glass at her usual station, and always scheduled a coworker to work with her. Simpson later sued…

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Postal Employee Loses Wage Retaliation Claims in 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

“Veronica Danielson (“Danielson”) appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment to the Postmaster General and the U.S. Postal Services San Mateo Information Center (collectively “USPS”). Danielson filed a retaliation claim under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), contending that after she had initiated a wage dispute through her union, her supervisors had engaged in…

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New ‘Digest Of EEO Law’ Issued By EEOC

PRESS RELEASE 4-4-16 Includes Key Federal Sector Decisions, Special Article on Determining Status of Complainants in the EEO Process WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law, which is available online http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/digest/index.cfm. This edition (Fiscal Year 2016, Volume 2)…

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