Ex-postal worker fraudulently received $157,000 in workers comp after claiming off-duty injury was on the job

5/2/16 A veteran letter carrier lied to his bosses five years ago, telling them he hurt his shoulder on the job when he was actually injured off the clock. But it wasn’t enough for Ronald Henderson to seek more than $64,000 in fraudulent disability pay and medical treatment reimbursements, according to court documents. He also […]

Postal Unions call on Obama, DOL to withdraw proposal to reduce workers’ comp benefits

NPMHU: Postal Unions Call On DOL to Withdraw Support for Misguided FECA Reform Measures June 15, 2015) In a joint letter to the Department of Labor, Postal Union Presidents Paul V. Hogrogian (NPMHU), Fredric V. Rolando (NALC), Mark Dimondstein (APWU), and Jeanette Dwyer (NRLCA) object to the department’s unjustified proposal to reduce workers’ compensation benefits. […]

Obama, GOP pushing cuts to Workers’ Comp for Federal and Postal Workers

According to the Washington Post: President Obama’s administration, with support from House Republicans, is pushing reductions to workers’ compensation for federal employees — to the consternation of fellow Democrats and his union allies. Like the Obama administration, Rep. Tim Walberg (Mich.), the Republican chairman of a House Education and the Workforce subcommittee, cited “concerns” that […]

USPS workers comp employees medical and bank records may have been compromised

On November 10, 2014 USPS  said workers compensation records of postal employees may have been compromised. On November 20, 2014 APWU said ” Apparently, information regarding OWCP records that were shared with the Department of Labor exposed medical records, bank account and routing information for tens of thousands of employees and retirees. The Postal Service […]

Postal Worker stole mail, owned business selling bootlegged DVDs while on workers comp

A U.S. Postal Service worker from Bellmawr allegedly stole mail and ran an unincorporated business that sold bootlegged DVDs, authorities say. David Lodi, 55, also failed to report earning income from his business while he collected workers compensation for an alleged injury, according to federal court documents. Lodi pleaded guilty to making false statements, theft […]

U.S. Postal Service Testifies Before Congress Urging Elimination of Unfunded Liabilities

WASHINGTON — Today, Chief Human Resources Officer and Executive Vice President Jeffrey Williamson testified before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census during a hearing titled “At a Crossroads: The Postal Service’s $100 Billion in Unfunded Liabilities.”