Presents an update on the operations of United Parcel Service (UPS) a year after the workers' strike in 1997. Features of the labor agreement between UPS and union members; Financial performance in 1998; Efforts to maximize profits and minimize costs; Remarks from Rand Wilson, spokesman for the Teamsters International on the company's pledge to create new jobs. INSETS: Comments on UPS's post-strike efforts.;HR chief rose through the ranks..
JENSEN v. Potter (Supreme Court case), JUDGMENTS (Law), SEXUAL harassment, LEX talionis, WORK environment, and ACTIONS & defenses (Law)
The article presents information about the U.S. Supreme Court case Jensen v. Potter, case number 04-4078, and decided on January 31, 2006. The retaliation and sexual harassment claim, along with the hostile work environment allegation, filed by Anna Jensen against the U.S. Postal Service is discussed. The ruling issued by the court is provided.
EMPLOYEE rights -- United States, LABOR laws, and NATIONAL Labor Relations Act (U.S.)
The article reports on the final rule issued by the U.S. National Labor Relations Board, to take effect on November 14, 2011, requiring most private-sector employers to inform workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Exemptions to the rule include the U.S. Postal Service and small employers who conduct less than 50,000 U.S. dollars worth of business across state lines. The rule specifies notification of employee rights with other workplace notices or online.
The article presents information about the U.S. Supreme Court case Quiles-Quiles v. Henderson, case number 05-1591, decided on February 21, 2006. A way for an employee to become eligible for protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act is presented. The details behind the disability discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by U.S. Postal Service employee Genaro Quiles-Quiles against his supervisors, Doris Vasquez and Virgilio Lopez, is discussed. The ruling of the court is presented.