Class Claims Tossed In USPS Disability Bias Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2010, 3:15 PM EST) -- A federal judge has tossed the class action claims of two former U.S. Postal Service employees who alleged they were discriminated against because of their disabilities, though some of the employees' individual claims were allowed to proceed.

Judge Susan Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted the Postal Service's motion to dismiss on Thursday, saying the class action allegations must be tossed because the plaintiffs had failed to exhaust all administrative remedies under The Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

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