Latest Postal Bulletin looks at Direct Mail Promotions

The latest issue of Postal Bulletin highlights three USPS promotions aimed encouraging marketers to use direct mail.¬† The promotions offer discounts to businesses that incorporate color, new printing techniques and mobile technologies into their mailings. The article also notes the continued importance of mail, citing a recent survey that found consumers still look forward to…

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USPS OIG Report: Executive Officer Compensation for Calendar Year 2015

Background The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 amended 39 U.S.C and revised the cap on total compensation payable to U.S. Postal Service employees. As a result of this revision, the Postal Service could not pay an employee more than $203,700 for calendar year 2015. There are two exceptions: some employees may have annual…

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OSHA finds Osceola Postal facility exposed workers to electrical, chemical hazards; proposes $44K in fines

Employer name: U.S. Postal Service 104 S. Fillmore St. Osceola, Iowa Citations issued: July 29, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Des Moines Area Office has cited the postal facility for one repeated and four serious safety violations after a February 2016 agency investigation. Acting on a complaint…

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