A podcast for federal employees who are FedUp with non compliance and an unjust system, and who are FedUp with being constantly mistreated, misinformed, and or ...
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Episode 13: Interview with a Rural Carrier from Tennessee, Part 2
In this episode, we continue where we left off last week with part 2 of this interview with Adric Montano, a rural carrier from Tennessee, where he continues with his story, and talks more on the mistreatment from management, and the USPS, especially HR, and the lack of representation from his union, the NRLCA, and even discusses the resources he reached out to, which included the USPS Board of Governors, Congress, the Senate, and even the White House throughout this constant roller coaster of willful misconduct from just about everyone involved.
Episode 12: Interview with a Rural Carrier from Tennessee, Part 1
This Rural Carrier has been through it all, yet refuses to give up! Hear them talk about the mistreatment from management, including them putting him into an unsafe working condition that ultimately lead to their traumatic work injury, the lack of managements education regarding paper work when an injury is reported, the deliberate misconduct of the USPS, including from HR, threats of termination, in addition to having no representation from their union. We also talk about third party injuries, the Rural Injury Handbook, and the Employee Labor Relations Manual.
Episode 11: Interview with a Local Branch NALC Union President from New York, Part 2
Picking back up where we left off from last week, this NALC local president from New York talks about an arbitration case that he was a part of, including how many grievances get sent up monthly to the DRT, in addition to talking about LWOP 060 vs. LWOP OWCP 049, work injuries, whose more to blame on making our situations worse when we get injured, doctors, and language needed regarding medical narrative reports. We then finish with Federal Injury Centers (FIC), where we talk about his members experiences with FIC, address our national unions hypocrisy, and have a message for the NALC that we all need to hear.
Episode 10: Interview with a Local Branch NALC Union President from New York, Part 1
A local NALC union president from New York gets real in this interview, as we discuss some of the biggest issues he sees from management, our union, our upcoming contract, workroom floor issues, and toxic work culture, in addition to talking about his first experience using OSHA successfully for his employees when they were retaliated against and terminated for reporting an on the job work injury. Knowledge is power, and this president has the knowledge as much as he does passion.
Episode 9: Interview with Chris Helms, President of Federal Injury Centers, Part 2
Picking back up where we left off from last week, President of Federal Injury Centers, Chris Helms, talks about his other platforms that bring added value to us federal employees, such as Wednesday Night OWCP Chats with Chris & Gini on FaceBook, Breaking OWCP, 3 books which Chris wrote, and the Breaking OWCP Podcast. Also, Chris shares two stories that need to be heard by all.
A podcast for federal employees who are FedUp with non compliance and an unjust system, and who are FedUp with being constantly mistreated, misinformed, and or misrepresented. Hosted by a retired federal employee himself, who has been through it all, and who has helped many federal employees across this country, this podcast will talk about a wide range of common issues all federal employees continually face, in addition to giving federal employees a platform for their voices to be heard, and to share their stories and issues. Knowledge is power, and FedUp believes that all our stories need to be heard by all.