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Postal Service Beats Wage Retaliation Claims at Ninth Circuit

March 25, 2019, 4:22 PM

The U.S. Postal Service didn’t retaliate against a worker who complained about information on her time sheet disappearing, the Ninth Circuit said March 25.

“Blatant” staring and denied requests for assistance to finish her routes don’t count as adverse employment actions even when combined together, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said in its unpublished opinion.

Veronica Danielson claimed her USPS supervisor became hostile and unfriendly after Danielson filed an internal complaint about a missing overtime entry of .67 hours on her time card.

A written disciplinary letter for not notifying any higher-ups that she’d brought...

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