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Federal employee proves discrimination based on disability

Federal employee proves discrimination based on disability. Complainant, who was employed by the Veterans Administration (VA), filed an EEO claiming he was discriminated against in hiring.Complainant alleged that the VA discriminated against him because of a perceived...

USPS employee wins EEOC appeal

USPS employee wins EEOC appeal. Complainant filed an EEO alleging disability discrimination and reprisal. After the investigation, Complainant did not request an EEOC hearing so the USPS issues a Final Agency Decision (FAD) in its own favor finding no discrimination...

Filing a new federal EEO maybe needed

Filing a new federal EEO maybe needed. If a federal employee files an EEO and acts of discrimination, harassment or retaliation later occur, in most cases those acts will not be covered under the original EEO. Therefore, consider filing a new EEO within 45 days to...

Postal employee proves Rehabilitation Act Violation

Postal employee proves Rehabilitation Act violation. Complainant, a USPS employee, filed an EEO alleging harassment on the basis of race, color and disability. At the end of the investigation, the Complainant chose a Final Agency Decision instead of an EEOC hearing....

Filing an informal EEO is a protected activity

Filing an informal EEO is a protected activity. Federal employee file an informal EEO but does not move that EEO to the formal stage. What is the status of that informal EEO? The employee cannot pursue that EEO further if it was not moved to formal. However, the...

Postal employee wins EEOC appeal

Postal employee wins EEOC appeal. Complainant filed an EEO alleging that the USPS harassed and discriminated against her due to her disability in violation of the Rehabilitation Act.The Agency issued a decision finding no harassment or discrimination. Complainant...