MSPB: USPS National Reassessment Process Must Find Work For Injured Employees In Commuting Area

More MSPB cases filed by Postal Workers were remanded during the month of October. The cases were remanded because the Postal Service’s job search under the National Reassessment Process was limited to installations within a single district and failed to include the entire commuting area as required by 5 C.F.R. § 353.301(d). Each decision cited […]

Postal Workers Sent Home Or Hours Reduced Under USPS NRP Can Apply For Unemployment

Injured employees who undergo the National Reassessment Process (NRP) and are told by the Postal Service either that there is only partial-day work available or that there is no work available, should consider applying for unemployment compensation. This temporary financial assistance can serve as an important monetary bridge during the time that an employee is […]

Oakland: Postal Employees Injured On Job Continue To Be Placed Off-Duty

The Thanksgiving Ambush Oakland Postal management hit injured employees with “shock and awe” tactics better suited to the battlefield. Starting a few days before Thanksgiving of 2009, management started to place injured on duty employees off duty. The expected Phase 2 interviews never took place:   employees were called aside, allowed to clean out their lockers, […]

USPS Statement for Response to Media Inquiries Only Regarding the National Reassessment Process

The non-tax supported U.S. Postal Service views the safety and well being of its employees as its top priority. In situations where employees have been injured on the job, we make every attempt to provide necessary work that meets their physical limitations until they are able to return to their regular work assignment. These jobs […]