Richmond settles Social Services pay lawsuit for $750K

James H. Wallace The city of Richmond quietly agreed to a $750,000 settlement earlier this year in a lawsuit brought by dozens of employees who claimed they were improperly denied overtime pay. The suit, which involved current and former employees of the city’s Department of Social Services, was settled in late March, about one year […]

Tentative Settlement of $7M reached in Police OT Lawsuit

Richmond Police Department After months of speculation, it is finally official: the City is settling a lawsuit with Richmond Police officers for unpaid overtime. We now know just how much money that settlement agreement could cost the city. Right now, we’re looking at a figure of $7.16 million. That’s down from an original estimate of […]

Judge Denies City’s Motion to Dismiss

Richmond Police Department The judge denied the city’s request Friday afternoon to dismiss part of a lawsuit filed by more than 500 city police officers for overtime pay. It means the city could still be on the hook for 38 million dollars in back overtime pay. This lawsuit will now move forward, despite the city […]