Postal Service worker sues alleging discrimination

By Whitney Brakken | Mar 17, 2014

A Sherman resident is suing over claims of discrimination.

Bobby John Thomas filed a lawsuit March 10 in the United States Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the US Postal Service, citing violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

The complaint states the plaintiff was employed by the US Postal Service and experienced discrimination from September 2009 through June 2012. The plaintiff alleges he was discriminated against based on his age and for filing an EEOC complaint.

Thomas is seeking an undisclosed amount in damages.

The plaintiff is representing himself in the case.

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Case No. 4:14-cv-00138-RC-ALM.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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