USPS OIG Report: Stamp and Cash Inventories in Chicago

Background This report presents the results of our audit of all stamp and cash inventories at six postal units in Chicago, IL. These offices were located in the Chicago District of the Great Lakes Area. We conducted this audit in response to concerns raised by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service of potentially lost stamps, cash,…

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Das Award upholds USPS position on Article 37 language

Excerpts: “This interpretive dispute was referred to the national level by the Postal Service. The dispute involves the meaning of the sentence: “Every effort will be made to create desirable duty assignments from all available work hours for career employees to bid.” This sentence was added to Article 37, Section 3.A.1 of the National Agreement…

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Clerk seeks mutual swap from Milwaukee to Flagstaff

Clerk from Milwaukee/South East Wisconsin looking for mutual swap to Flagstaff area, up to an hour away. First Name: Lora Last Name: Jones Email: ljones1723@hotmail.com Union/Local: APWU – Milwaukee

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USPS OIG: FY 2019 Delivery and Retail Response Team Follow-Up Analysis

Objective Our objective was to evaluate recent delivery and scanning performance for selected U.S. Postal Service delivery units we audited in fiscal year (FY) 2019. We audited seven of these units based on carriers returning late to the office and 11 units based on the number of package scans performed at the unit instead of…

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USPS: Burial Flag Program procedural change reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees about a procedural change for the replenishment of flags distributed through the organization’s Burial Flag Program. Through the program, all retail Post Offices serve as a burial flag repository in accordance with Retail Operations Handbook PO-209 and Administrative Support Manual 474. Under the procedural change, which took effect in…

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APWU: Postal Service Facilities – June 2020

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, July 20, 2020 To: APWU National Officers Subject: Postal Service Facilities June 2020 Enclosed is a current list of Postal Service facilities, including location, facility type and installation information as specified in the RFI. Please share with your APWU local/state officers and stewards and retain a copy for future…

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USPS seeks employee feedback on Single Package Lookup Tool

The Single Package Lookup Tool revolutionized the way Postal Service employees locate parcels, and now feedback is being sought to make the experience even better. USPS is conducting a survey to better understand employees’ experiences using the application, also known as the SPLU Tool. The goal is to determine what users like, what could be…

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USPS OIG: Mercury Mailability Communication and Implementation

Objective Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of the internal communication and implementation of mercury mailability policy changes. The Postal Service revised its mercury mailability policies in March of 2019 as a result of mercury spills at various mail processing plants throughout the country. The Postal Service made notable changes to its Publication 52,…

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