EEOC: National Reassessment Program Discriminated Against Injured Workers

(This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine) The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently ruled that the Postal Service’s National Reassessment Process (NRP) discriminated against...

Expect More Attacks on Injured Workers

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  Over the last decade, attacks on injured federal employees and postal workers, led primarily by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), have been relentless. But...

It's State Law

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  Recently, an APWU local union received a “penalty assessment order” from a state agency that instructed the local union to pay $41,000 for...

Workers Comp Fraud Investigations

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Special agents of the Postal Service Office of the Inspector General (OIG) are contracted to “safeguard postal revenue” and are supposed to “...

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