OIG Report: City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. ― Bay Valley District

Background Strong consumer demand for goods purchased over the Internet has driven growth in the package market despite otherwise declining mail volume. This growing package segment provides the U.S. Postal Service an opportunity to expand services and increase revenue. With this growth, city carriers and non-career city carrier assistants (CCA) are now delivering more packages…

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NALC: Agreement reached on implementing new Article 8 provisions

August 29, 2017 In the memorandum of understanding (MOU) Re: Article 8.5.C.2 Overtime Assignments (Revised Language) (M-01886), NALC and the U.S. Postal Service agree that absent local agreement to apply the new provisions of Article 8.5.C.2.e and 8.5.C.2.f of the 2016-2019 National Agreement earlier than Oct. 1, 2017, these provisions will be effective Oct. 1,…

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Nearly 300 in Richmond join lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation

By Eric Philips – February 15, 2017 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…

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Documents show Richmond letter carriers’ pay reduced by supervisors

Jeremy Lazarus – November 23, 2016 At least three supervisors in Richmond’s Main Post Office appear to routinely change the time cards of letter carriers — without the carriers’ knowledge or permission — in order to reduce their pay. Documents provided to the Free Press for five carriers show that their digital time cards —…

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OIG Report: Management of Electronic Technicians’ Overtime at the Madison P&DC

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses overtime to provide flexibility and meet operational requirements. Overtime is a premium that nonmanagement employees receive for work performed in excess of 8 paid hours in a day or 40 paid hours in a week. Penalty overtime is paid at two times the hourly rate when an employee works…

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