Pennsylvania USPS contractor charged with failure to carry workers comp insurance for employees

From the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Insurance Fraud Section: 4/6/17 HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the filing of criminal charges against 28 individuals following investigations by the Office of Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section. The charges are part of a March sweep conducted by the Insurance Fraud Section, the largest law […]

USPS Supervisor sentenced for burglarizing Postal Employees homes while they were at work

The Del Norte District Attorney’s Office announced that Hollie Dale Maready (41) of Crescent City was sentenced today by the Honorable Darren McElfresh to serve six (6) years in state prison for first degree residential burglary with a person present. Maready pleaded guilty to one count of burglary in October of last year in exchange […]

Former Dallas Workers Comp Senior Claims Examiner Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Taking Bribes

Part of Massive Health Care Fraud Scheme to Fraudulently Bill the Federal Government, Through DOL/OWCP, More Than $9.5 Million DALLAS — Perry Rowell, 56, a former Senior Claims Examiner at the Department of Labor’s Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (DOL/OWCP), was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 15 months in federal […]

OSHA fines Osceola Iowa USPS facility $44,000 for electrical, chemical hazards

OSHA finds Osceola, Iowa Postal facility exposed workers to electrical, chemical hazards; proposes $44K in fines Employer name: U.S. Postal Service, 104 S. Fillmore St., Osceola, Iowa Citations issued: July 29, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration‘s Des Moines Area Office has cited the postal facility for one […]

Activist for Change Seeks APWU Presidency

note: Jerry Stidman is a candidate running for President of the American Postal Workers Union. The press release below is not an endorsement by PostalReporter.com for Mr. Stidman or any other candidate running in the upcoming APWU National Elections. July 23, 2016 Jerry Stidman a member of the American Postal Workers Union from Terre Haute, […]

Video: Thirteen postal workers hospitalized with heat related illness at Chicago’s River North Post Office

CHICAGO (WLS) –Ambulances rushed 13 employees at a River North post office to the hospital with heat-related illness Saturday morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department According to witnesses, temperatures inside the facility at Ohio and Dearborn were near 100 degrees and they said it has been that way since the middle of the week. […]

New York Judge halts retired postal worker’s Trump University lawsuit

July 29, 2016 New York Judge halts retired postal worker’s Trump University lawsuit A New York judge on Thursday halted a lawsuit by a retired U.S. postal worker who claimed Trump University bilked him out of thousands of dollars he paid to attend a real estate training program marketed by the Republican presidential nominee Donald […]