USPS OIG: Thinking Strategically About PVS

It takes a lot of vehicles to move 154 billion pieces of mail each year. And a lot of fuel to power those vehicles. While the Postal Service’s Postal Vehicle Services (PVS) fleet is a small part of the entire fleet — about 4,300 vehicles made up of cargo vans, tractors, and smaller tractor-trailers known…

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USPS: Benefit available to online TurboTax filers

The Postal Service is offering a free benefit that makes it easier for employees who use TurboTax to file their taxes. These employees can now automatically upload information from their W-2 and 1095-C forms into TurboTax software. The data will remain safeguarded within USPS information systems and will only be uploaded into TurboTax if the…

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New ‘Digest of EEOC Law’ Issued By EEOC

Press Release – January 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today announced the latest edition of its federal sector Digest of Equal Employment Opportunity Law (EEO Digest), which is available on the EEOC’s website. “This annual compilation edition of noteworthy decisions provides a convenient reference for federal sector stakeholders,” said…

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Senator Casey on cuts to federal employee retirement benefits

From: Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. <senator@casey.senate.gov> Date: Thu, Jan 18, 2018 3:48 pm Dear Mr. Zelznick: Thank you for taking the time to contact me regarding cuts to federal employee retirement benefits. I appreciate hearing from you about this issue. On May 23, 2017, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released President Trump’s…

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USPS OIG Report: Delivery Charge Codes

Objective The U.S. Postal Service maintains city carrier labor cost data in its Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS). However, this TACS data does not generally associate labor costs with specific mail products and services. Therefore, the Postal Service relies on data from statistical sampling systems, such as the In-Office Cost System (IOCS) and the…

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USPS OIG Report: FY 2017 Bank Secrecy Act Program

Objective To combat money laundering in the U.S., Congress enacted a series of laws, collectively referred to as the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), requiring financial institutions, including money services businesses (MSB), to deter and detect potential money laundering, and report suspicious activities to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Under the…

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FY 2018 USPS OIG Shutdown Plan to OMB

January 19, 2018 Per OMB Circular A-11 Section 124: The OIG will have 1129 employees on board before implementation of the plan. The OIG will retain 533 employees under the plan. Source: USPS Office of Inspector General

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