USPS-NALC partner to train 50 teams to evaluate and adjust delivery routes

July 11, 2022 The Postal Service has started a series of training sessions on how to use technology to better evaluate the work performed on city routes and quickly align route growth and decline to improve customer service. The weeklong training sessions using this technology are part of the Technology Integrated Alternate Route Evaluation and…

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Seattle Hiring Career City Carriers Directly Off the Street, CCAs will be promoted to PTFs

Information received by 21cpw via a contact at NALC has verified current CCAs will be promoted to PTF. Current Seattle Area career entry level City Carrier job openings Related: Many Career Entry Level Positions Are Available Nationwide

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USPS: New uniform items approved for city letter carriers

June 13, 2022 The Postal Service has approved two new uniform items for use by city letter carriers. The Cyberknit polo shirt and cargo-pocket trouser are designed to help carriers maintain a professional image while providing enhanced comfort, safety and utility features. The shirt is made of 100 percent polyester performance fabric and offers moisture…

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Circuit Court Clarifies Employer Burdens in USPS Religious Accommodation Case

By Cozen O’Connor – June 6, 2022 Religious accommodation cases continue to vex employers. Especially since the rise of COVID-19, employers have had to face a rising tide of employee claims that their religious beliefs entitle them to an exemption from otherwise applicable workplace rules. Employers have been put in the uncomfortable position of having…

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Postal Bulletin: National Dog Bite Awareness Week, June 5–11, 2022

USPS Delivers for America. Deliver for Us by Restraining Your Dog. Sponsored by the United States Postal Service®, National Dog Bite Awareness Week is a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased owner responsibility in the prevention of dog attacks. The Postal Service™ reports the number of dog attacks…

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USPS Releases Dog Attack National Rankings, National Dog Bite Awareness Week Starts June 5

WASHINGTON — More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is providing information on the do’s…

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NALC and USPS agree to an alternate route evaluation and adjustment process

May 10, 2022 NALC and the Postal Service have agreed to several memorandums of understanding (MOUs) to establish an alternate route evaluation and adjustment process for the remainder of 2022 and all of 2023. MOU Re: Technology Integrated Alternate Route Evaluation and Adjustment Process 2022 – 2023 (TIAREAP) establishes a process that utilizes information made…

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