Court:NALC Retirement Trust Fund Was Improperly Amended

Halline Overby, an annuitant in a retirement trust fund operated by National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), and his wife Paulette Overby brought suit in district court seeking a declaration that a purported amendment to the trust plan which would have rendered Paulette Overby ineligible to receive benefits under the plan as a surviving spouse […]

USPS Statement for Response to Media Inquiries Only Regarding the National Reassessment Process

The non-tax supported U.S. Postal Service views the safety and well being of its employees as its top priority. In situations where employees have been injured on the job, we make every attempt to provide necessary work that meets their physical limitations until they are able to return to their regular work assignment. These jobs […]

APWU Wins Important Maintenance Subcontracting Grievance

APWU News The union won a major victory against subcontracting Feb. 10, when Arbitrator Shyam Das directed the USPS to assign Maintenance Craft employees to maintain computers at approximately 8,000 of the nation’s largest associate offices. The arbitrator also instructed management and the union to discuss the possibility of assigning additional computer maintenance work at […]

Insurance companies maintain steady direct mail through end of 2009

Mintel Comperemedia hosts webinar on future of insurance marketing communication Chicago (February 25, 2010)—Direct mail is still a formidable force in the insurance industry. Mintel Comperemedia, a service that provides direct marketing competitive intelligence, reports that insurance companies upheld direct mail volumes throughout 2009, despite budget cuts and the growing strength of social media. Mintel […]

Ashford University Enters Into National Alliance Agreement With Postal Service

CLINTON, IOWA (February 24, 2010) – Ashford University has entered into a national alliance agreement with the U.S. Postal Service. Through the agreement, Ashford University, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs, is a recognized higher educational partner. The Postal Service’s 623,000 employees will receive significant cost savings through the waiver of application, technology and Prior […]

Postal Service Offers Support to National Export Initiative

Global Shipping Helps Small/Medium-Sized Businesses Grow WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is expanding its partnership with the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the newly established National Export Initiative (NEI). Through its Global Business team, the Postal Service will build on its alliance partnership with the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration (ITA) to encourage […]

Indiana Postal Employee Sentenced For Theft of Netflix Movies

INDIANAPOLIS – Ricky L. Alsip, 53, of Evansville, Indiana, was sentenced to two yearsof probation by U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young following his guilty plea to theft of mail by a postal employee. This case was the result of a investigation by the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspection General. Alsip admitted that he […]

PMG To Host Conference On USPS Future And To Announce New Business Model

Action Plan for the Future of the U.S. Postal Service Postmaster General John E. Potter to give briefing What: Postmaster General John E. (Jack) Potter is hosting a conference to address the future of the U.S. Postal Service and to announce new business model Who: John E. Potter, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer Louis […]

Postal Service Sending Military Mail to Haiti

Efforts to Establish Temporary Civilian Mail Distribution Site Continue WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is delivering letters and packages bound for members of the U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Haiti as part of Operation Unified Response. The initial wave of military mail is flowing into Toussaint Louverture International Airport at Port-au-Prince in coordination with […]

USPS, Modern Postcard To Help Businesses With Direct Mail Crash Course

CARLSBAD, CA — 02/22/10 — In today’s challenging economy, businesses are looking for an advantage to help them pull out of the recession and avoid losses, layoffs, or worse. Companies are focusing on a single task — increasing sales. To help businesses in Texas learn how to quickly implement powerhouse direct mail marketing campaigns proven […]