Workers Can't Force USPS To Disgorge Fees: Judge

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The federal court overseeing a putative class action in a multidistrict litigation alleging the U.S. Postal Service sold employees' private information to marketers has ruled that the plaintiffs' claims of Privacy Act violations do not support forcing the USPS to disgorge millions of dollars in contract fees.

In an order signed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, Judge James L. Robart granted USPS' motion to dismiss the plaintiffs' claim for violation of the Privacy Act, but ruled that the plaintiffs'...
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