DOL Investigation Finds Mail Hauler Failed to Pay Employees Prevailing Wages and Fringe Benefits

U.S. Department of Labor News Release April 22, 2019 ATLANTA, GA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Postal Fleet Services Inc. – based in Saint Augustine, Florida – will pay $329,057 in back wages and benefits to 53 employees for violating requirements of the Fair Labor…

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Postal Fleet Services rolls out SmartDrive video system

By Aaron Huff – July 25, 2017 SmartDrive Systems announced that Postal Fleet Services, Inc., a major mail hauler primarily servicing the United States Postal Service, has adopted the SmartDrive video-based safety system following a competitive review and pilot program. In piloting the SmartDrive program in its St. Louis, MO service area, Postal Fleet Services…

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APWU: Subcontractors Seek Exemption that Threatens Safety on the Roads

Web News Article #: 171-2015 08/27/2015 – Imagine the danger posed by a sleep-deprived driver of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer – whether he’s on the highway or driving through your neighborhood. Despite the hazard, private subcontractors that haul mail for the U.S. Postal Service are seeking an exemption from federal safety rules that prohibit commercial drivers…

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Highway Contract Route mail haulers requesting exemption from 14-hour limit

By Matt Cole – August 20, 2015 The National State Route Mail Contractors Association, whose members transport mail under contract for the United States Postal Service, has requested an exemption from the 14-hour on-duty limit of FMCSA’s hours-of-service regulations. NSRMCA requests that mail-carrying drivers have the ability to — after being off duty for eight consecutive…

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APWU Members at B&B Trucking Ratify Tentative Agreement

APWU Web News Article #080-14, April 28, 2014 Members of the Great Lakes Area Mail Haulers Local APWU have voted to ratify a Tentative Agreement reached on March 29. Contract ratification ballots were mailed to the 100 APWU members of the local; 62 were returned, with 34 voting in favor of the agreement and 20…

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