Is the US Postal Service going to lay off?
USPS declined to specify how many positions would be eliminated, but said it aims to offer impacted workers opportunities for reassignment. Some U.S. Postal Service employees will receive layoff notifications later this month, the mailing agency told workers in a memorandum this week.
Did USPS force out 44k workers who got injured on the job?
USPS forced out 44,000 workers who got injured on the job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the effort, part of a five year program, violated the law. But the Postal Service has fought its workers’ claims since 2007. U.S. Postal Service trucks at a facility in Chicago. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Does the postal service fight its own workers’ claims?
But the Postal Service has fought its workers’ claims since 2007. U.S. Postal Service trucks at a facility in Chicago. (Scott Olson/Getty Images) One night in 2009, Madelaine Sattlefield lifted an 80-pound tray of letters carefully sorted by Missouri ZIP code.
Does USPS offer early retirement incentives to avoid layoffs?
The Postal Service previously announced voluntary early retirement incentives for eligible members of that contingent of its workforce, noting it was part of a procedure to avoid layoffs. USPS will offer a second round of the incentive to employees before the RIFs take effect, again without any buyout component.