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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Postal Service price changes to take effect Jan. 21

The Postal Service price changes that were approved last fall will take effect Sunday, Jan. 21. The changes will raise Mailing Services product prices approximately 1.9 percent, while most Shipping Services product prices will increase an average of 3.9 percent. The First-Class Mail single-piece Forever stamp price will increase 1 cent to 50 cents. Here…

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The Postal Service is hiring hundreds in the Denver area

By Robert Garrison – January 17, 2018 DENVER — The U.S. Postal Service is looking to hire hundreds of workers in the Denver area. The USPS announced Wednesday it needs to fill more than 160 positions in a variety of operations in the city of Denver. Hundreds of other positions are also available along the…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Staying CyberSafe in the New Year

In the digital age, many organizations have access to our personal information. By granting access, we relinquish a fair amount of data control and ultimately make ourselves vulnerable to potential cybercrimes, including identity theft. That’s why it is so important to do what you can to protect yourself. As overwhelming as it seems to safeguard…

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