Suspended Pittsburgh postmaster wants charges thrown out

By Paula Reed Ward – March 15, 2016 The suspended Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating his employees has asked a judge to throw out the charges against him, claiming that county prosecutors are trying to prove a federal crime. Daniel Davis, 50, of Canonsburg is charged with obstruction, intimidation of witnesses or victims, criminal coercion…

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USPS OIG Management Alert – Timeliness of Mail Processing – North Houston, TX, P&DC

This management alert presents the results of our self-initiated review of the Timeliness of Mail Processing at the North Houston, TX, Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC). Our objective was to determine if the North Houston P&DC was processing mail on time. The U.S. Postal Service considers mail delayed when it is not processed in time…

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USPS OIG Management Advisory – Workers’ Compensation Compound Drug Costs

Background Enacted in 1916, the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) provides medical, compensation, death, and vocational rehabilitation benefits to civilian federal employees who sustain injuries or disease. In fiscal years (FYs) 2014 and 2015, FECA provided over $1 billion in annual workers’ compensation benefits to U.S. Postal Service workers. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)…

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APWU: Staples Rings NASDAQ Bell, Protesters ‘Ruin Their Day’

Web News Article #: 058-2016 Holding Stop Staples posters, John Dennie, Dennis O’Neil, Delphine McRae, Pat Parrish, Carol Thomas and Kevin Walsh gathered outside the glass front of the building at 9:15, just before the ceremonial bell-ringing. Protesters could see in, and the Staples and NASDAQ executives could see out. After the executives saw the…

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