ELM Revision: acceptable reasons and instructions for LWOP

Effective April 26, 2018, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), section 514.4, to update acceptable reasons and instructions for leave without pay (LWOP). Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) * * * * * 5 Employee Benefits 510 Leave * * * * * 514 Leave Without Pay *…

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POM Revision: Modes of Delivery

Effective April 26, 2018, the Postal Service™ is revising the Postal Operations Manual (POM), part 631, to update policy related to modes of delivery. Postal Operations Manual (POM) * * * * * 6 Delivery Services * * * * * 63 Modes of Delivery, Mail Receptacles, and Keys 631 Modes of Delivery 631.1 General…

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Senator Gillibrand Announces Postal Banking Legislation

Press Release – April 25, 2018 Gillibrand Announces Major New Legislation To Create A Postal Bank To Wipe Out Predatory Payday Lending Industry Practices, Ensure All Americans Have Access To Basic Banking Services Traditional Banks Do Not Serve Millions of Americans, Particularly Low-Income Americans, Communities of Color, and Rural Communities, Forcing Them to Use High-Cost…

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Bernie Sanders has a plan to save the postal service (video)

By Evan McMorris-Santoro – April 19, 2018 President Trump has made the mail big news. After a Twitter rant about the Washington Post, Trump launched a presidential commission to look at the finances of the U.S. Postal Service and the deals it cuts with companies like Amazon, which, like the Post, is owned by Jeff…

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NJ State Postal Workers Union 47th Annual Convention

The convention will be held at Bally’s Atlantic City from June 11 through June 14, 2018. New Jersey State Postal Workers Union will also host Contract Campaign and Legislative Training in conjunction with their State Convention. Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson will be honored as NJ State Leader of the Year. National Officers Attending State…

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USPS: Employees invited to audition for ads

The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for a new TV advertising campaign that will showcase the organization’s efforts to help businesses across the nation. The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience is required. To audition, follow these steps: Create an audition video. In the video, state your name, location,…

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Transactional Mail: Implications for the Postal Service

April 16, 2018 (RARC-WP-18-007) First-Class Mail remains the Postal Service’s biggest provider of revenue and contribution, despite its portion of overall postal revenues having fallen from more than 60 percent in the late 1970s to just 40 percent in 2016. Depending on whether key historical trends continue, intensify, or weaken, the future of transactional mail…

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