NALC President: 24 million reasons to reverse course

Although letter carriers are fortunate enough to have good health insurance through our jobs, we have a lot riding on whether President Trump reverses course on health care. Of course, we worry for our families and friends and, as Americans, we care about what kind of country we are—whether we care for the disabled and…

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USPS: National Dog Bite Prevention Week is April 9-15

The number of Postal Service employees attacked by dogs last year reached 6,755 — more than 200 higher than the year before, USPS announced April 6. “Even good dogs have bad days,” Safety Manager Linda DeCarlo told reporters in Los Angeles, where 80 employees were attacked in 2016 — more than any other city. DeCarlo…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Dog Bite Prevention Week, April 9-15, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service® continues its tradition of calling attention to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems: dog attacks and bites. From nips and bites to actual attacks, violent dog behavior continues to pose a serious threat to our employees. Previously, National Dog Bite Prevention Week (NDBPW) took place during the…

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USPS: Change-of-address validation process reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees of the process used to validate customers’ change-of-address requests. When a customer submits a change-of-address order, USPS sends the customer a move validation letter through First-Class Mail and delivers it as addressed. This letter must be delivered to the address on the mailpiece. If the letter must be returned…

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USPS hiring hundreds of local mail carriers in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

By Ally Kraemer – February 23, 2017 CINCINNATI — The United States Post Office is hoping to hire 300 new mail carriers — and fast. “They don’t have to have any type of experience,” said Charlotte Morrow, who works for USPS customer relations. “We’ll train them, we’ll show them what the job is all about…

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Nearly 300 in Richmond join lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation

By Eric Philips – February 15, 2017 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Lawyers filed a collective action complaint with about 40 plaintiffs in federal court on Monday. It claims Post Office management “required…mail carriers to work ‘off the clock’ without compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.” It further claims that employee time cards…

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What You May Not Know About the U.S. Postal Service

By Fredric Rolando – January 26, 2017 The U.S. Postal Service delivers to 155 million homes and businesses from coast to coast, six and increasingly seven days a week. It’s based in the Constitution and is consistently rated the public’s most-trusted federal agency. The USPS is particularly critical to small towns and rural areas as…

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