Federal Employees Union Says Obamacare Could ‘Hurt’ Members

The National Treasury Employees Union is an independent union representing, according to its own figures, “some 150,000” federal workers from many different agencies. The union claims to fight for the “dignity and respect” of its members, and it maintains a “legislative action center” to keep tabs on what Congress is up to. With a Republican-controlled…

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Will The US Postal Service Turn Profitable With A $10 Billion Investment?

The US Postal Service posted another loss of $1.96 billion in the third quarter. CFO Joseph Corbett said the agency needed $10 billion to upgrade infrastructure and replace aging fleet The US Postal Service’s CFO, Joseph Corbett, stated that the agency required an investment of up to $10 billion to continue providing competitive services. The…

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Cape Girardeau postal facility to be consolidated in April

The date for Cape Girardeau’s Richard G. Wilson Processing and Distribution Facility to be combined with one in St. Louis has been set for April 18, according to a U.S. Postal Service website. Stacy St. John, corporate communications specialist for the USPS in Iowa City, Iowa, confirmed the date Friday. The consolidation will be part…

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PRC: August 13 Technical Conference on Postal Elasticities

Technical Conference on Postal Elasticities (RM2014-5) August 13, 2014 Click Here for Webcast Some background on why conference was held: NOTICE AND ORDER SCHEDULING TECHNICAL CONFERENCE (Issued July 9, 2014) I. INTRODUCTION On May 2, 2014, the National Postal Policy Council, the Association for Mail Electronic Enhancement, the Association of Marketing Service Providers, GrayHair Software,…

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Opinion: Postal Service isn’t transparent with proposals

Here we go again. The United States Postal Service is telling its employees in the Bemidji office that a bunch of them will be displaced, the preferred word is excessed, sometime after January 2015. The latest proposal is a regurgitation of the previous so called studies that have determined that the public and the Postal…

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