Postal inspectors offer $50,000 reward to ID man who attacked Harrisburg mail carrier

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By Christine Vendel – August 14, 2015 HARRISBURG- Postal inspectors papered Allison Hill in Harrisburg Friday with posters offering a $50,000 reward in connection with the assault of a mail carrier two weeks ago. The carrier was trying to track down a package that had fallen out of his satchel during his route July 31…

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USPS OIG: Curbing Workers’ Comp Abuses

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August 10, 2015 Disability programs are vital for a nation that supports its citizens. In the United States, federal employees, including postal workers, who suffer employment-related injury or illness are entitled to workers’ compensation under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA). The U.S. Postal Service funds workers’ compensation benefits for employees who sustain job-related injuries….

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Postal carrier thrown down stairs while trying to trace stolen package

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By Christine Vendel – August 3, 2015 HARRISBURG- Harrisburg police are investigating after a United States Postal Service carrier was attacked Friday while trying to determine who had stolen the contents of a package. The carrier was delivering mail in the 1500 block of Herr Street about 1:40 p.m. Friday when he realized he had…

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APWU: OSHA Slams Postal Service with Five Citations, $16,000 in Fines

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Web News Article #: 151-2015 07/30/2015 – After an onsite inspection, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) slammed the Postal Service with five citations for violating safety standards at a post office located in Kent, WA, on July 1. OSHA also imposed a total of $16,000 in fines. Four of the violations were labeled “serious:”…

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USPS Selects Helios as its Pharmacy Benefit Manager for Workers’ Comp

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By Helios | July 27, 2015 Helios, a national provider of workers’ compensation pharmacy benefit management services serving Government Agencies, Employers, Third-Party Administrators and Insurance Carriers, is pleased to announce the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has again selected the company as its workers’ compensation Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM). “We are honored that the USPS has…

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