PIERRE v. U.S. USPS forced out 44,000 workers who got injured on the job. The USPS was also accused of improperly disclosing his confidential medical records, … To file an actionable claim of discrimination based upon disability under the Rehabilitation Act, a person must be a "qualified individual with a disability." Tag archive for disability discrimination. After mediating with the EEOC, the USPS promised to provide the man with the American Sign Language interpreter he needed to do his job. Below is a list of U.S. Supreme Court cases involving the rights of disabled persons and disability discrimination, including links to the full text of the U.S. Supreme Court decisions. I filed an EEO complaint with the United Postal Sevice located in Cleveland Ohio. (10/23/04) EEOC Rejects Agency Award of $5,000.00 and Awards $150,000.00 in Non-Pecuniary Damages. The U.S. For immediate release October 19, 2017 CHICAGO – On Tuesday, October 10, a district court judge awarded former United States Postal Service employee Anthony Sansone $828,744 in lost wages for discrimination he faced from USPS beginning in 2011.An earlier federal jury verdict had awarded Mr. Sansone $300,000 in damages for emotional distress, the … Complainant appealed from the agency's final decision awarding compensatory damages in the amount of $5,000 in connection with complainant's claims arising from discrimination in violation of Title VII (retaliation) and the Rehabilitation Act (herniated disc), … Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the effort, part of a five year program, violated the law. The independant investigator sent each party involved, a package, that contained affidavits, and we were to supply any documentation that was pertinant to our case, the defendent in the case sent one document … San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 19, 2016 – A former letter carrier who worked at the Sausalito, California, branch of the United States Postal Service (USPS) for over two decades filed a lawsuit alleging disability discrimination and retaliation. POSTAL SERVICE: $35,000 awarded in compensatory damages after a finding of disability discrimination and retaliation. The Chicago employment attorneys of Goldman & Ehrlich have extensive experience representing federal employees in discrimination and wrongful termination cases.If you would like to have Goldman & Ehrlich represent you in your case contact us today online or by phone at 312.332.6733 to get started. Wright v. 29 U.S.C. § 794(a). USPS Class Complaint in which the complaint alleged discrimination based on disability against a class of employees in permanent rehabilitation positions, on a nation-wide basis. By Gina McAndrew – June 22, 2015 In a recent case, an employee alleged that she suffered from a fragrance allergy and “multiple chemical sensitivity” to fragrant chemicals, perfumes and scented lotions, which impacted her in several ways, including migraines, nausea and difficulty concentrating and focusing. Bragdon v. Abbott (1998) The Court holds that HIV infection qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The post office failed to deliver, however, and two years later he filed another complaint for disability discrimination. The case was based on racial discrimination, I an caucason.