USPS: New EAS Compensation Package Extends Pay-For-Performance

USPS News Release:   Pay consultations with the Postal Service and the National Association of Postal Supervisors, The National League of Postmasters and the National Association of Postmasters of the United States have concluded, resulting in a four-year compensation package that will remain in effect through fiscal year 2010. Labor Relations Vice President Doug Tulino […]

Former Massachusetts Postmaster Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

 The Republican Reports: Former Hampden postmaster pleads guilty to embezzlement A longtime Hampden postmaster faces up to a year in federal prison after pleading guilty today to embezzling more than $27,000 in stamp proceeds over three years. George E. Podmore Jr., who resigned in July 2006, admitted selling stamps to postal customers at the retail […]

USPS, Postmasters Reach Agreement on Pay Package

 Postal Supervisors Also Announce Agreement Joint Statement by the National Association of Postmasters of the United States And The National League of Postmasters of The United States August 30, 2007 After 10 months of work by the Postmaster Organizations, and pay consultations that spanned about 6 month, the League, Napus and the Postal Service have […]

Arbitrator Awards Clerk $50,000 for Postal Inspectors Misconduct

The following are excerpts from an August 23, 2007 arbitration award [via] that documents abuse of a clerk by postal inspectors in Clifton, AZ. The Union grieved under Article 2 and 17 of the National Agreement and got $50,000.00 in damages. APWU was represented by Steve Zamanakos, National Business Agent, Denver Region. Award: The grievance is properly […]

Notice: USPS Revised Rule for Conduct on Postal Property

From the Federal Register: The Postal Service is amending two provisions in title 39, Code of Federal Regulations, to correct an outdated citation to a superseded Executive Order. Accordingly, 39 CFR parts 232 and 447 are amended as follows: PART 232–CONDUCT ON POSTAL PROPERTY 0 1. The authority citation for part 232 continues to read […]

USPS Puts Custodial Exam on Hold Until 2008

Re: Suspension of Custodial Exam 916 (8/27/2007) From: Steve Raymer, Director, Maintenance Division via Gary Kloepfer, Assistant Director, Maintenance Division  There have been inquiries from the field about the suspension of the custodial exam. This is to provide some information to the field so please forward along as appropriate. We have received notification from the […]