PMG touts positive steps being taken by employees

‘Moving in the right direction’ In his latest video, PMG Pat Donahoe describes the positive steps employees are taking to address the quarter 3 (Q3) operating loss and move the Postal Service forward. The PMG notes that in Q3 employees received the highest service performance scores ever for First-Class Mail, both single-piece and commercial, and […]

Be Careful What You Wish For When Calling On PMG To Resign

Over the past several months calls for Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Resign such as … Ralph Nader Calls On PMG To Resign You are actively presiding over the demise of one of our country’s greatest founding institutions. The U.S. Postal Service is an institution that was conceived by Benjamin Franklin and which has succeeded […]

Video: State of the Postal Service: Targeted Incentives and VER Will Be Offered

In the video Postmaster General says,”Targeted incentives and VER will be offered. Information now being finalized.” State of the Postal Service Postmaster General Pat Donahoe will have an update on network consolidation plans. And, he will recap plans for Post Offices in rural areas. “As the PMG explained, with the May 15 moratorium now past, […]

PMG Donahoe: Post office closings to be spread out

Postmaster Patrick Donahoe On C-Span Newmakers The Senate passed legislation this week to preserve post office services as the agency faces financial problems.  The 37th Postmaster General, Patrick R. Donahoe, joins us this week on Newsmakers. He discusses the Senates bill, if and when it will move forward in the House and changes the agency […]

Video: PMG Among Highest Paid Public Officials

MSNBC Andrea Mitchell Reports: there is a lot of outrage continuing over government spending at the gsa. but did you know that the u.s. postmaster general makes almost $400,000 a year? that’s as much as the president. twice what the secretaries of defense and state get. leading the charge about that pay and how to […]

PMG Tells Congress: Take Postal Workers Out of Federal Healthcare Program

From the American Postal Workers Union: Healthcare Expert Rejects Claim of Cost Savings Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe urged lawmakers to take postal employees out of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) at a House hearing on March 27, claiming such a move would save the USPS $7 billion annually. The PMG said the […]

Postmaster general supports ‘practically everything’ in draconian Issa-Ross bill

From the National Association of Letter Carriers: March 27, 2012 — Should we call H.R. 2309 the Issa-Ross (So-Called) Postal Reform Bill—or could we realistically call it the Issa-Donahoe (So-Called) Postal Reform Bill? Today, during a hearing of the House Oversight & Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on the Federal Workforce, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe was […]

PMG addresses Congress — Urges support for USPS plan to profitability

PMG Pat Donahoe went to Capitol Hill Tuesday to support the Postal Service’s plan to return the agency to fiscal solvency. Donahoe told legislators during a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and Labor Policy the comprehensive plan  USPS has developed will produce a reduction in annual costs of $22.5 […]