USPPFOP Seeks Damages for Non-Payment of Wages to Officers Related to Gov’t Shutdown

On January 10, 2019 @ approximately 1646 (EST), USPPFOP attorneys filed a grievance to United States Park Police Chief Robert MacLean, and the United States Department of the Interior, on behalf of USPP Officers seeking damages for Non-Payment of Wages and Overtime Compensation during the Government Shutdown. The grievance seeks several kinds of relief, for example:


(c) Award USPP bargaining unit members, that are excepted from the furlough and classified as non-exempt from the FLSA’s overtime provisions monetary damages in the form of liquidated damages under the FLSA and CBA equal to the amount of overtime compensation that they should have been paid on the Scheduled Payday for work performed on or after December 22, 2018 (“double damages”); 

For additional details regarding the basis for the grievance and the additional reliefs being sought, please review the grievance attached below: