USPS forced out 44,000 workers who got injured on the job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the effort, part of a five year program, violated the law. But the Postal Service has fought its workers’ claims since 2007.
Unjust targeting based on race or ethnic background harms minority communities and erodes trust in the police and the state. But just collecting stories won’t help. Maryam H’madoun considers what else is needed.