Delivery/Sales Services and Distribution Associate The Postal Service and the APWU have finalized the position description and qualification standards [PDF] for a new Level 6 Clerk Craft position: the Delivery/Sales Services and Distribution Associate. The new position will be filled by the senior-qualified bidder in the Clerk Craft, and will include the existing duties and […]
From The USPS OIG: When mailing a letter that weighs about one ounce, the U.S. Postal Service’s 44 cents is one of lowest First Class postage rates. Whether you are mailing a letter locally or sending a greeting card across country, it still only costs 44 cents now, but will increase to 45 cents in […]
USPS Reminds Employees They Can Be Fired For Non-Compliance With New Social Media Policy USPS SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY – NAVIGATING A NEW FRONTIER It began in earnest this past summer, when the Postal Service previewed its schedule of 2012 commemorative stamps on Facebook and Twitter (Link, 7/18). Before that, USPS had established a YouTube channel […]
Union Launches Petition Drive to Protect Post Offices, Mail Processing Centers, Service Standards The battle over the future of the Postal Service — and our jobs — has reached a critical stage: Key senators are meeting behind closed doors in an effort to produce a compromise bill to address the USPS financial crisis. It is […]
In addition to the recent Finance Presentation discussed in last week’s update, the Postal Service has provided the NPMHU bargaining team with an Operations Presentation. During this meeting, the Postal Service highlighted key changes that the agency wants to make to the current operating model in order to reduce costs.
Lawmakers say post office closures will have impact on military members and their families…. Asks Postmaster General for explanation of information used to consider Fort Wainwright, Eielson closures The Alaska Congressional Delegation is expressing concern over the decision to move forward on possible closure of the post offices on Alaska’s Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air […]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2011 – Because U.S. forces are coming home from Iraq by the end of the year, the U.S. Postal Service will stop accepting mail addressed to military post offices in Iraq starting Nov. 17, Defense Department officials said today. Military post offices in Iraq also will stop processing mail Nov. 17, and […]
Questions and Answers defining the 2011 national agreement will be invaluable in the enforcement of the newly negotiated provisions; however they omit a number of important subjects such as those referenced below. Perhaps the language is sufficiently clear that clarification is not required to explain the agreement that: * Reduces wages up to 60% for […]
OAKLAND, Calif. – Emmanuel Odion Esezobor was convicted by a federal jury yesterday of one count of theft of public money and seven counts of passing counterfeit U.S. obligations, United States Attorney Melinda Haag, Special Agent in Charge Nichole Cooper of the Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s Pacific Area Field Office, and Special Agent […]
President Guffey is asking APWU members to collect signatures on a petition [PDF] to Congress urging senators and representatives to oppose plans to close post offices, shutter mail processing facilities, and drastically degrade service to the American people.