USPS: Credit-monitoring deadline – Sign up by March 31 for free service

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The deadline for employees to sign up for the free credit-monitoring service offered by the Postal Service is Wednesday, March 31. Employees are encouraged to register for the service, which USPS offered following a cyber intrusion into some postal information systems last year. After the incident, USPS mailed employees letters containing an activation code for…

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USPS: PMG discusses Postal Pulse, new growth initiatives

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March 26, 2015 The Postal Pulse survey will help improve USPS workplaces, PMG Megan Brennan says in her latest “Business Focus” video message. The Postal Pulse features shorter questions that will allow USPS to better leverage employees’ ideas. The Gallup organization is administering the 2015 survey, which began March 16 and will continue through Friday,…

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NALC: $1.4 billion Postal Service operating profit for first five months of FY 2015

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…greater than operating profit for full FY 2014 Mar 25, 2015 The Postal Service’s financial results for the month of February 2015 were posted today on the Postal Regulatory Commission’s website. For the fiscal year so far (October 2014-February 2015), the Postal Service has a $1.401 billion operating profit (see ‘Controllable Operating Income (Loss)’ line…

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Audio: Should the Postal Service go into banking?

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By Emily Kopp – March 25, 2015 Consider this: Post offices sell money orders and conduct international transfers. Would it be such a big step to expand into the banking world via debit or prepaid cards? Postal Service Inspector General David Williams revived the debate during a discussion Wednesday at the Brookings Institution. As local…

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Rep. Huffman to New Postmaster General: Don’t Close Petaluma and Eureka Mail Processing Centers

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Mar 25, 2015 – Press Release Huffman: “I am concerned that recent Postal Service decisions regarding delivery service standards will exacerbate the impacts to my rural constituents.” WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today sent a letter to the new Postmaster General reiterating his strong opposition to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) plan to…

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Revenue loss dooms West Hudson Station post office

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By By Ron Leir – March 24, 2015 KEARNY – Say goodbye to Kearny’s secondary post office. The U.S. Postal Service has issued a “final determination” notice to permanently shut what is known as the West Hudson Station at 255 Kearny Ave., which has operated since April 1961. USPS spokesman George Flood said the decision…

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