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How To Become Eligible For Federal Disability Retirement Benefits

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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Should you be unable to perform work duties as a federal employee due to a medical issue, you may opt to go into retirement. Before you jump the gun, however, there are a few things you need to be aware of that we’ll take a look...

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Postal Worker Pay Raise in Jeopardy Thanks to USPS Negotiations

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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A USPS lobby group has come together to challenge pay bumps suggested by the agency. The group is currently negotiating with a 3rd party to have this raise significantly increased to cater for the pressing financial needs of posta...

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How To Contact The Department of Labor OWCP Office

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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Mailing your claims documents to the OWCP regional office may take forever and a day. This may delay your getting the compensation you deserve as an injured federal worker, complicating your life and sinking you further into debt....

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Important Information About USPS Form CA-17 For Letter Carriers

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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Injured postal workers are required to fill in form CA-17, which is a form which outlines information from a doctor forbidding an injured federal employee from carrying out certain activities due to their inherently physically tax...

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USPS CCA Injury – Insider Compensation Secrets Revealed!

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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FECA or Federal Employee Compensation Act protects the rights of City Carrier Assistants who work within the postal service should they sustain an injury. FECA, in conjunction with the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs or...

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Calculating A Schedule Award – A Short and Easy Guide

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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As an injured postal worker or any other worker in the federal government, it is important to make yourself aware of the conditions you need to meet in order to receive compensation, as well as the body parts that are compensable....

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Musculoskeletal Injuries in Federal Workers – Can You File a Claim?

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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Musculoskeletal disorders are common in injured federal workers on account of the physically tasking nature of work performed in agencies such as the United States Postal Service. Lifting, pulling, walking long distances with heav...

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Important Information About FECA Attorney Fees

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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Federal workers’ compensation cases are handled differently in relation to your run-of-the-mill civil claims. This is because the federal government seeks to streamline the process as well as prevent abuse in the system, all the...

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Federal Workers Compensation Act – Definition, Functions and Your Benefits

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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As an injured federal worker, you are eligible for compensation as long as you have a valid claim. Your rights are guaranteed under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Act, or FECA, which was instituted decades ago. It is however ...

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Vital Tips on How to Prevent Postal Worker Injuries

Posted on July 23, 2018 by Michael McCready
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The work of a postal worker is fraught with risks and can mean the sustaining of multiple injuries in the decades that a person works for the USPS. As a result, it is important to stay vigilant and aware so one can prevent injurie...

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