The Occupational Safety and Health Commission upheld its directive on Friday that a judge in the administrative court must decide whether two postal companies could prove that they were terminated as a result of a claim.
In Secretary of State against the US Postal Service the Commission examined the credibility of postal supervisors at the request of the Department of Labor and reaffirmed its previous decision after considering the witnesses to be credible.
In 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the Postal Service a reference to a non-serious breach of alleged violation of an Accounting Ordinance prohibiting employers from releasing or discriminating against workers to report an occupational injury or illness after two workers claimed to be closed. of for reporting occupational injuries.
In July, the Commission reversed and revoked the decision to leave the city to a judge in the administrative court to determine whether the testimony of the postal companies was credible. The Labor Secretary then submitted a request for discretionary review of the credibility of the postal workers' supervisors and a specialist in employment relations.
The Commission confirmed its previous decision. Although the acting chief said he could not remember many details, which the secretary claimed discredited his testimony, the Commission found that his reasons for his inability to remember certain events, including the dual nature of his job as both manager and postal company, and that he was reassigned to handle various post offices frequently, was probable and convincing.
As a result, the court found that the evidence supported the manager's assertion that he did not take action against two postal workers solely for reporting work ̵