Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

USPS Shorted Tennessee Employees on Overtime Pay, New Suit Says

May 2, 2022, 5:53 PM

The United States Postal Service is facing accusations that it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay non-exempt employees in Tennessee for overtime work, after a new lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Memphis.

The employees regularly worked more than 40 hours per week, but USPS maintained a widespread policy and practice of not paying them time-and-a-half wages for those extra hours, the complaint alleges.

As a result, the employees only received about 60% of their earned wages, according to the complaint filed April 29 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of ...

To read the full article log in.

Learn more about a Bloomberg Law subscription.