McConnell EEO Class Action case challenging USPS NRP still in limbo

Don’t expect for McConnell…et al  vs USPS to be settled anytime soon In 2006, rural carrier Sandra McConnell was reviewed under the National Reassessment Program (NRP) in the USPS Western New York District.  McConnell had been working in a rehabilitation modified carrier position for over eight years. However, after the NRP review,  McConnell was stripped […]

Reminder: Postal Employees can be members of both Pittman and McConnell class action EEOC cases

Just a reminder for Postal Employees who are members of the Pittman (formerly Edmond Walker) vs USPS class action EEOC case. It is possible for a Postal Employee to be a “class member in both the Pittman and Sandra McConnell v. U.S. Postal Service, EEOC case.” The legal counsel informed Postal Employees that “all McConnell […]

EEOC Class Action For Limited & Light Duty Postal Employees, Postal Employee Awarded $175,000

Over the next couple of weeks PostalReporter.com will be playing catch-up on posting legal cases filed by postal employees via  EEOC, MSPB, Federal courts and other government agencies. Disability Discrimination The Postal Service did not subject an employee to disability discrimination when a postal supervisor refused the employees request for accommodation. The employee, a letter […]

Edmond Walker EEO nearly derailed, McConnell Class Action stalled and more postal legal cases

Over the next couple of weeks PostalReporter.com will be playing catch-up on posting legal cases filed by postal employees via  EEOC, MSPB, Federal courts and other government agencies.  Two of the cases listed below are  updates on EEOC class actions. The first cases are snippets of EEOs filed by bargaining and non-bargaining postal employees.

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 […]

USPS Seeks Supplier To Conduct All Non-Work Related Medical Exams

From the Federal Business Opportunities website: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is pursuing a National Agreement with a Supplier(s) that has or is capable of developing a comprehensive Medical Provider Organization for conducting all non-work related medical examinations for the USPS. Postal Service offices are located in each of the 50 states plus Puerto […]

Union Urges Affected Postal Workers To Complete NRP Questionnaire

APWU Web News Article 068-2010, July 15, 2010 To strengthen the fight against the Postal Service’s harsh National Reassessment Program (NRP), the APWU is encouraging limited-duty and permanent-rehabilitation employees to complete a questionnaire sponsored by a law firm that has filed a class-action complaint against the USPS. The complaint alleges that the NRP discriminates against […]