Latest edition of Postal Bulletin showcases holiday gifts

The Postal Bulletin’s latest edition highlights stamps and other philatelic products that can be purchased as holiday gifts this year. The article highlights the 2016 Stamp Yearbook, the 43rd edition of the Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps and the World Stamp Show Portfolio. Other products include notecards based on the Nativity, Florentine Madonna and…

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APWU Locals: Modifications to the 110 HCR Subcontracting Awards Must be Discussed at National Level

Web News Article #: 245-2016 11/22/2016 – According to correspondence between the Postal Service and APWU, all discussions to modify any of the 110 Highway Contract Route (HCR) subcontracting must be done at the National level. In the award summary, Arbitrator Shaym Das stated, “By agreement, the parties may substitute other route(s) to be converted…

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PMG Brennan offers holiday message for employees

The following message is from PMG Megan J. Brennan: As Thanksgiving Day approaches, I would like to thank each of you for all you do every day for our customers, co-workers and our organization. I am continually inspired by your collective efforts on behalf of the Postal Service, and I commend your dedication to our…

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USPS OIG: What Do You Think about the Newest Package Sorter?

Project Title: High Throughput Package Sorter at the Denver, CO, Processing and Distribution Center Start Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: May 2017 The rapid growth of ecommerce has created many opportunities for the U.S. Postal Service. This holiday season, the Postal Service is planning to deliver about 750 million packages, a…

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USPS OIG: Conducive and Convenient Contract Postal Units (CPUs)

November 21, 2016 Location, location, location – it’s the mantra of realtors, of course, but is just as important to retailers and service providers, like the U.S. Postal Service. USPS understands the importance of being where people live and shop. It also knows that keeping hours conducive to people’s shopping habits increases customer traffic. Cue…

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APWU: Wounded Warrior Leave

Web News Article #: 246-2016 11/22/2016 – Consistent with the requirements of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, the Postal Service allows veteran employees who meet the eligibility requirements to take Wounded Warrior Leave. This is a specific type of leave, which provides veteran employees with no loss in pay, for undergoing medical…

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