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Widow of Postal Worker Denied Death Benefits

Widow of Postal Worker Denied Death Benefits

First widow Larnie Macasieb endured the sudden death of her husband after he sustained a major injury at a postal processing facility. Twice the federal Office of Workers’ Compensation denied her benefits requests. The NBC Bay Area Read More

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Monday, Nov 17, 2014
USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

Most people know to call 911 in an emergency. But for employees of the United States Postal Service (USPS), the rules are different. An NBC Bay Area investigation has exposed police at the USPS that has contributed to critical time... Read More

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

Union Questions USPS Emergency Policy

The union representing postal workers questions USPS after an NBC Bay Area Investigation uncovered an emergency policy that prevents most employees from dialing 911. Read More

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
History of "Delayed Medical Treatment" At USPS

History of "Delayed Medical Treatment" At USPS

An NBC Bay Area investigation first uncovered the postal service policy that may have led to a deadly delay at a facility in Oakland. The rules tell thousands of employees that when they witness a medical emergency, call security... Read More

Monday, Dec 15, 2014
Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy

Congresswoman in Talks with USPS Over 911 Policy

Congresswoman Barbara Lee says access to medical treatment is critical at USPS facilities. She reached out to the postal service following a series of NBC Bay Area investigations into delayed medical treatment at the postal... Read More

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

USPS Changes Outdated 911 Policy

The United States Postal Service changed its 911 policy at the Oakland mail processing facility after an NBC Bay Area investigation exposed the rules that may have caused critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

Postal Service to Change 911 Rules

The United States Postal Service is revising its national 911 policy after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed how an outdated emergency policy may have contributed to critical delays in a life and death situation. Read More

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