NARFE: April 4 Legislative Webinar – ‘Fed Up(date) with the 115th Congress’

Next week, the NARFE Legislative Department will host a webinar on congressional action relating to issues affecting the federal community. The webinar will bring you up to date on upcoming budget battles and advancing postal reform legislation and how each could impact all federal and postal employees and retirees. It’s important to know the threats…

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APWU Southwest Coastal Area Local Election Results

Via Bobby Donelson, APWU – SWCAL Retiree Chapter President President – Phil Khong Vice President – Bill Gonzalez Secretary Treasurer – Monica Garcia Clerk Director – Wilma “Willie” Arriaga MVS Director – Phillip Blas Chief Steward Anaheim – Kevin Cole Chief Steward Fullerton – Valounny DeLaCruz Chief Steward San Juan Capistrano – Edward O’Connell Chief…

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OIG Report: Single Drawer Accountability – Lacona, IA, Post Office

Background U.S. Postal Service management reported a shortage at a remotely managed post office (RMPO) located in Lacona, IA, on August 17, 2016. The reported shortage was $4,658, or 93 percent of the office’s total authorized limit for cash and stamp stock. An RMPO offers part-time window service hours and is staffed by Postal Service…

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Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment

Effective March 16, 2017, the Postal Service™ issued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-03-16-2017-2, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. This policy: Reaffirms the Postal Service’s commitment to providing a work environment free of harassment. Supersedes MOP HR-03-03-2016-2, Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment. The Postal Service Policy on Workplace Harassment is available on the…

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USPS Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

Effective March 16, 2017, the Postal Service™ issued its Memorandum of Policy (MOP) HR-03-16-2017-1, Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. In accordance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC’s) Management Directive 715 (MD 715), the policy will be updated annually and prominently posted: In all personnel offices; In EEO offices; On the agency’s internal website; and…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 9-15, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service® continues its tradition of calling attention to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems: dog attacks and bites. From nips and bites to actual attacks, violent dog behavior continues to pose a serious threat to our employees. Previously, National Dog Bite Prevention Week (NDBPW) took place during the…

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PRC Report Reveals Progress and Problems with Rate and Fee Compliance and Service Performance

PRC Press Release – March 28, 2017 Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) today issued its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD), an assessment of the U.S. Postal Service rate and fee compliance and service performance in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. The Commission has identified several compliance issues and directs the Postal Service to address…

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