APWU Clerk Director Brooks: Do Not Respond to MRC Survey!

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:17 PM To: Clerk Division NBAs Cc: Regional Coordinators Subject: MRC Surveys No No No to All Surveys/Focus Groups/Interviews Warning! Warning! Warning! Warning! Subject: Urgent Do Not Respond to MRC Survey Please share with your APWU local/state officers, stewards and mailing requirement clerks. Completing these surveys/interviews…

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USPS: Use DPDI tool to log payment device inspections

USPS has introduced a tool to help employees log the payment device inspections that are required each day at Post Offices and other retail locations. Employees must perform these inspections to identify tampering, including the presence of skimmers — small, hard-to-detect devices that fraudsters attach to credit card readers to steal information. The new Daily…

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USPS OIG Report: Manual Flats Processing Operations at Birmingham P&DC

Background The Birmingham P&DC is in the Alabama District of the Southern Area. During fiscal year (FY) 2019, it manually processed 50.8 million letters, 5 million flats, and 855,000 parcels. Mail is processed manually when its dimensions or address quality prevent it from being processed on mail processing equipment. It is much more cost effective…

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APWU: Job Bidding Outage this weekend, Feb 15-18

The Human Resources Capital Enterprise System (HCES) is scheduled to be shut down on Saturday, 2/15/20 at 12:01 am CST to Tuesday, 2/18/20 at 6:00am CST. Email from APWU Assistant Clerk Craft Director Letter from USPS Labor Relations to APWU President JOB BID MANAGEMENT FAQS

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Allen, TX

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of mail delivery and customer service operations at the Allen Post Office in Allen, TX. The Allen Post Office is in the Dallas District of the Southern Area. The delivery unit has a total of 68 routes (12 city, 53 rural, and three Contract Delivery…

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Postal Bulletin: A U.S. Passport is Your Key to International Travel

The U.S. Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate issues U.S. passports to traveling Americans. Passports are a request to foreign governments to permit you to travel, and also allow you to re-enter the United States. A passport book or card is proof of identity and U.S. citizenship. U.S. citizens can use each as follows: The…

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USPS: New price changes to take effect Jan. 26

The Postal Service price changes that were announced last fall will take effect Jan. 26. The changes include adjustments to Mailing Services and Shipping Services products. Here are the current and new prices: First-Class Mail letters (1 ounce): 55 cents (no change from current price) First-Class Mail letters (additional ounces): 15 cents (no change) First-Class…

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USPS: PS Form 8076, Authorization to Hold Mail, has been updated

PS Form 8076, Authorization to Hold Mail, has been updated. The new version of the form, which has a January 2020 print date, outlines additional options for customers to file their requests online at usps.com or through the USPS mobile application. The front of the updated form is addressed to “Your Local Post Office” and…

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