Municipal – Labor & Employment – Workers’ Compensation – Public Employees – Mail CarrierHutchins v. U.S. Dep’t of Labor A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier who won a personal-injury lawsuit against a South Carolina town after she fell into a manhole must reimburse the Department of Labor for benefits she received under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act; the 4th Circuit affirms a decision that the town qualifies as a “person other than the U.S.” under 5 U.S.C. § 8132.
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Published: June 27, 2012
Time posted: 5:09 pm
Tags: Labor & Employment, mail carrier, Municipal, Public Employees, Workers' Compensation