APWU: Big Enough to Win!

[maxgallery id=”40238″] Web News Article #: 166-2015 08/21/2015 – APWU President Mark Dimondstein addressed the convention of the American Federation of Government Employees on Aug. 17, and – echoing convention’s theme – asked, “Is it true that AFGE is becoming Big Enough to Win?” The response was a resounding “Yes.” “The labor movement needs to…

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Acts of God, Civil Disorder and the USPS

Philadelphia P&DC Plant Manager Judy “The Heretic” Herrick recently issued an edict to all employees – Craft and EAS alike (see: Bizarre Memo on Postal Attendance Concerning Philadelphia Papal Visit). Because of security concerns, the City of Philadelphia and the United States Secret Service are expecting major impacts to vehicular access in and around the…

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USPS reviews 5,000 more post offices for reduced hours

August 20, 2015 The Postal Service is working on phase two of POStPlan, its initiative to reduce hours and staffing at half the country’s post offices. From September 2012 through February 2015, the Postal Service implemented phase one — 13,000 small post offices had their hours reduced from eight a day to six, four, or…

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USPS to review government email use for infidelity site

By Sarah N. Lynch – August 20, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service and its internal watchdog plan to review whether or not some of the agency’s employees may have violated federal policies by using their government email on the infidelity website Ashley Madison. “We are looking into this matter and will follow our existing administrative…

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