FTB Limits TSP Interfund Transfer Requests

From the Federal Register The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (Agency) amends its interfund transfer (IFT) regulations to limit the number of interfund transfer requests to two per calendar month. After a participant has made two interfund transfers in a calendar month, the participant may make additional interfund transfers only into the Government Securities Investment […]

USPS Board of Governors to Meet May 6-7, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC — 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 May 6-7, 2008. The public is welcome to observe the Board’s open session, scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on May 7 in the Ben Franklin Room on the […]

District Manager Named For USPS Albuquerque District

“Matthew B. Lopez, a 30-year postal career employee, has been named District Manager for the U.S. Postal Service’s Albuquerque District.  Lopez formerly served as Postmaster for the City of Albuquerque, since his appointment to that job in August 2006. ” “In 1978, Lopez started his postal career as a distribution clerk in Houston, TX.  He later […]

House Committee Holds Hearing To Examine Postal Nonmailable Tobacco

“The House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia will hold a hearing entitled “Eliminating Smoke and Mirrors in the Mail.” The hearing will be held on Thursday, April 24, 2008, at 2:00 p.m., in room 2154 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing will examine Postal Cooperative Mail and […]

GAO:USPS Web-Based Awards System Inconsistent With Published Policy

The GAO Report on Misuse of Government credit cards included three cases surrounding USPS: Multiple merchants Web-based awards system inconsistent with published agency policy USPS $15,700 • USPS purchased noncash award items—some costing over $600—including briefcases, music systems, 30 GB iPods, and iPod docking stations. • The USPS Employment and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 18, […]

EEOC Rules USPS Must Process Class Action Complaint For Rehab Postal Employees

Edmond Walker, a Temporary Rural Carrier Relief, filed a class complaint alleging that discriminatory acts had been continuing for a class of disabled permanent rehabilitation employees in the Postal Service. The EEOC Administrative Judge certified the class. On appeal, the Postal Service argued that the certified class was poorly defined and the class members were […]

U.S. Postal Service Again Honored as ‘Most Trusted’

USPS Press Release: Ponemon Institute Asks Consumers to Rank 74 Government Agencies   WASHINGTON, DC — The premier privacy trust study in America has named the U.S. Postal Service the “Most Trusted Government Agency” for the fourth year in a row. More than 86 percent of the 9,000 Americans surveyed by the Ponemon Institute ranked […]