A Cumberland County resident filed suit against the U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) claiming that she was unjustly fired.
Cynthia Powers of Mechanicsburg filed lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service and Branch 500 of the NALC on Sept 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Powers accuses the U.S. Postal Service of breach of contract and the union of breach of duty of fair representation.
Powers alleges that after she was wrongfully terminated from the U.S. Postal Service in March and NALC refused to intervene on her behalf, citing a collective bargaining agreement that was already in place.
Upon request for a statement, the NALC said it was unaware of the matter.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania case number 1:15-cv-01749-WWC