EEOC Grants Vets Class Status In USPS Suit

Law360, San Diego (October 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An administrative law judge has granted class status to a group of disabled veterans alleging they applied for positions at the U.S. Postal Service and were required to bring two years worth of medical records to the job interview, in violation of laws against pre-employment medical requests.

The class, which was certified last month by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Savannah, Ga., includes about 20,000 USPS applicants and alleges an illegal interview practice that occurred nationwide.

“I find that the class should include all...
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