APWU Contract Negotiations: Our Theme

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Web News Article #: 015-2015 01/27/2015 – With contract negotiations set to begin on Feb. 19, the APWU has been busy preparing for bargaining and for winning support from the American people. “Contract negotiations are always contentious, and this year will be no exception,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “The Postal Service’s manufactured financial crisis…

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USPS: On alert – Timely information helps customers during bad weather

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During winter storms and other bad weather, USPS posts timely information online about Post Office and plant closures and service disruptions. USPS Service Alerts is updated frequently, with information on specific facilities and ZIP Codes. For example, as of 10 a.m., Jan. 27, the site reported the Northeast blizzard had caused the closure of facilities…

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USPS OIG: Utilization of Data by the General Counsel and Executive Vice President

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Audit Report – MI-AR-15-001 – 01/23/2015 Background The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated a U.S. Postal Service-wide series of audits to review the Postal Service’s use of data. These audits included discussions and analyses of the data the deputy postmaster general and the executive vice presidents use. The Postal Service depends…

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APWU: With a ‘Golden Parachute’ in Hand, Donahoe Opposes Retirement for Young Workers

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Web News Article #: 014-2015 01/26/2015 – When Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe retires at the end of the week, he’ll get a retirement package of more than $4 million. Not bad for a “civil servant.” But in his controversial farewell address to reporters at the National Press Club on Jan. 6, Donahoe made clear that…

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New Consumer website: Save Our Retirement

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Because of a “Retirement Advice Loophole” dating back to the 1970s, Wall Street banks, brokers, mutual funds, and insurance agents with major conflicts of interest are allowed to provide investment advice that puts their own interests ahead of what’s best for their clients. Millions of Americans are affected by this loophole every year without even…

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Video: Hidden Side of the Post Office – The Police Force Behind the USPS

The U.S. Postal Service moves millions of packages and letter every single day, and The List’s Brien McElhatten discovered a little known police force that keep it all running smoothly and safely.   via Hidden Side of the Post Office – ABC2News.com. Related: Command Security Corporation Awarded $250 million contract with USPS (Jan 12, 2015…

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