Update on John P. Richards -President, APWU Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter

Our union Brother, John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU, has been having some serious health difficulties and is currently in what he describes as a “diminished condition” in an update he recently sent to family and friends. Below is his address for those wanting to send cards of well…

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USPS: Regulatory Compliance Training program

Two of the seven training courses that Postal Service employees are required to complete each year are now available. The courses are part of the organization’s Regulatory Compliance Training program, which was previously known as Strategic Learning Initiatives. The training is intended to help USPS achieve its objectives and satisfy compliance with legal requirements. The…

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USPS updates employees on COVID-19 vaccines 

The Postal Service is updating employees on the availability of COVID-19 vaccines. The organization’s goal is for everyone to be able to get a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible if they choose to do so. Currently, the supply of vaccines in the United States is limited, but more vaccines should become available soon. The…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Raleigh, NC

Background The Avent Ferry Station is in the Greensboro District of the Southern Area. The delivery unit has 58 city routes and 17 rural routes delivered by 78 city carriers and 27 rural carriers. We chose the Avent Ferry Station based on the number of stop-the-clock (STC) scans occurring at the delivery unit. Our objective…

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Learn about USPS areas, regions

How much do you know about the Postal Service’s areas and regions? To operate more efficiently and better serve customers, the organization recently consolidated its seven delivery and retail operations areas to four: Atlantic, Central, Southern and Western-Pacific. Chief Retail and Delivery Officer Kristin Seaver oversees the areas, which focus on the acceptance and delivery…

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USPS: Tips for safeguarding facilities, mail

The Postal Service wants you to remember that the safety and security of the U.S. Mail, facilities, vehicles and your co-workers are a shared responsibility. Here are some guidelines to keep in mind: • Positive identification. Postal Service photo IDs should be recent, in good condition and displayed by all employees. Managers and supervisors should…

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