USPS Board of Governors to Meet Dec. 10-11, 2007

The Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service will meet in Washington, DC, at Postal Service Headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, on Dec. 10-11, 2007. The public is welcome to observe the Board’s open session, scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 11 in the Ben Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The […]

PRC Requests Help In Developing Universal Postal Service Report

From FedBIZOPPS: Description This is a Request for Proposals from organizations and individuals to assist the Postal Regulatory Commission staff in developing a Report on Universal Postal Service and the Postal Monopoly to be submitted to the President and Congress in late 2008. Section 702 of the Postal Enhancement and Accountability Act (PAEA) requires the […]

New USPS Website for Retired Postal Employees

“Keeping Posted is a site for retired USPS employees who want to stay connected with Postal news, events and personnel. This site also provides links to retirement resources and products and services specific to USPS.” At, retirees can: ·      Read current and archived editions of USPS News Link. ·      Keep an eye on the […]

APWU: PTFs in Large Offices Eliminated as of Dec. 1

New Limits on Numbers of Casuals Also Go Into Effect “Dec. 1, 2007, will be a historic day for postal labor,” APWU President William Burrus declared this week. “It marks the elimination of part-time flexible employment for the Clerk Craft in large offices. “As the result of contract negotiations, Clerk Craft PTFs will disappear as […]

Beverage and Food Service Inside USPS Retail Facility

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is seeking information and interest for a company to provide non-alcoholic beverage and/or limited food service in an experimental retail arrangement within a newly designed, customer-friendly full-service postal retail outlet.     The Postal Service wishes to create an environment that provides customers, including many small businesses, convenient access to a […]

APWU President Slams USPS OIG Over Benefit Progams Audit Report

APWU News Burrus Issues Stinging Rebuke To USPS Inspector General Audit ‘Lacks Relevance, Ignores Legislative Mandate’ to Bargain APWU President William Burrus slammed the Office of the Inspector General recently, charging that in a September audit report [PDF] on employee benefit programs the office had inserted itself into the collective bargaining arena. In a Nov. […]

New USPS Voice of the Employee Survey?

From the Postal Service notice posted on Federal Business Opportunities website: The United States Postal Service (USPS) wishes to pre-qualify suppliers who can develop, implement, manage, and analyze information for a national Employee Engagement survey.  The purpose of this system is to provide an independent, periodic measure of the satisfaction levels of Postal Service employees.  Such a […]