U.S. Department of Labor investigation finds mail hauler cheated employees in Alabama and Mississippi

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 Standards Act (FLSA) and the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA). Continue reading

FedEx billed USPS a record $2 billion in 2018, according to annual supplier ranking

FEBRUARY 14, 2019 – Husch Blackwell announced today the publication of its Top 150 U.S. Postal Service Suppliers list, an annual look at the companies with the largest supplier relationships with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).  All told, USPS spent nearly $16 billion on outside purchases, about $900 million more than the year before. Not surprisingly for an agency whose lifeblood is moving the mail, six of the top ten USPS contractors provide transportation services or equipment. Continue reading