Richmond postal workers push for earlier work day

By Gretchen Ross – October 14, 2018 RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Saturday morning United States Postal Workers were protesting along Brook Road, demanding an early start to their workday. With signs in hand, employees were speaking out about their safety and the safety of their customers. Employees tell 8News, right now they begin their day…

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Working conditions at post office in Richmond being addressed

By Vernon Freeman Jr. – July 25, 2017 RICHMOND, Va. – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has launched an investigation into the working conditions at the Westhampton Station Post Office in Richmond after a CBS 6 investigation. During that Problem Solvers investigation, CBS 6 reported that several mail carriers walked off the job…

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Postal workers receive back pay, managers fired

By Jeremy M. Lazarus – January 5-7, 2017 Dozens of current and former Richmond 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 time…

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Video: Search for missing mail reveals serious problems at Richmond P&DC

By Kristin Smith – September 1, 2015 SANDSTON, Va. (WRIC) — A Richmond man is on a mission to find his missing mail. In April, photographer Steve Carr filled an envelope with negatives and shipped it off to a photo lab in California, but that envelope never made it to its destination. As a result,…

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Video: Fayetteville postal workers protest downtown facility closure

By Nicole Carr – January 12, 2015 FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) — Marching through a downpour, about 30 postal workers made their way from the Airborne Special Operations Museum to the Green Street Post Office Monday morning. They didn’t mind the rain because 400 good paying, local jobs are at stake, they said.  “U.S. Mail is not…

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