Seymour Man Admits Involvement in Danbury Post Office Bribery and Kickback Scheme

For Immediate Release – February 21, 2024 U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Connecticut Vanessa Roberts Avery, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Kenneth Cleevely, Special Agent in Charge of the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, and Robert Fuller, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that…

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Here’s how USPS employees should deal with used batteries

February 22, 2024 The Postal Service wants employees to follow the proper procedures for the handling, storage and disposal of used batteries. Many used batteries contain hazardous components and cannot be tossed in the trash. These batteries are typically regulated as universal waste and include dead batteries from mobile scanners, phones, laptops and other electronic…

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Postal Bulletin: Beware of Investment Scams

National Consumer Protection Week is March 3–9, 2024 We’re sure you’ve heard the adage, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” In an ever-changing financial environment, this still rings true today. In the current landscape where customers can be contacted by varying means (i.e., telephone, email, text messages, and the U.S….

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Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) As part of the new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, you may be eligible to participate in the PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Medicare Part B. The PSHB SEP applies to certain Postal Service annuitants and family members who were entitled to Medicare Part A, but not enrolled…

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APWU: Maintenance Capable vs Non-Maintenance Capable Offices Settlement Agreement

RE: Q18T-6Q-C 21160044/HQTT20210109 – Revisions to the Administrative Support Manual, Issue 13, Sections 531 and 535 Recently, the parties met to discuss the above-captioned grievance at Step 4 of the grievance/ arbitration procedure. Time limits were extended by mutual agreement. The issue in this dispute is, whether the Postal Service violated Article 15 of the…

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USPS: Presidents Day will be observed Monday, Feb. 19

February 15, 2024 Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents Day, will be observed Monday, Feb. 19. The annual observance began in the early 19th century. After George Washington’s death in 1799, his birthday — Feb. 22 — was celebrated informally across the young nation. In 1879, Congress declared Feb. 22 a federal holiday. A 1968…

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APWU: Updated Mail Processing Facility Review (MPFR) spreadsheet

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Subject: Updated MPFR spreadsheet Family, You are welcome to share. Attached is the most recent MPFR spreadsheet. We added a new columns that include the date, time, and location of the public meetings. The other updates is the Iron Mountain postponement. Thank-you, Charlie Cash Industrial Relations…

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