Nearly 300 in Richmond VA join lawsuit against USPS avoiding payment of overtime

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -Lawyers filed a collective action complaint with about 40 plaintiffs in federal court on Monday. It claims Post Office management “required…mail carriers to work ‘off the clock’ without compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.” It further claims that employee time cards “have been deleted and/or altered by supervisors and management […]

Fallout from deleting postal workers overtime clock ring continues with federal lawsuit

The Richmond Main Post Office has forced employees to work off the clock, deleting or altering their hours to keep overtime low in violation of federal labor law, a lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court on behalf of 17 local letter carriers alleges. “At least in part due to budget reductions, management and supervisors […]

Richmond VA Postal Workers receive back pay, Postmaster and 5 postal managers fired

By Jeremy M. Lazarus – January 5-7, 2017 Dozens of current and former Richmond (Virginia) mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service, the service has confirmed. The payments are the latest fallout from a scandal at the Main Post Office on Brook Road that involved supervisors altering carrier […]