USPS Will Discontinue and Dismantle FSS Machines In Several Facilities Across the Country

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Saturday, May 8, 2021 Subject: Notification No. GCCC20210149 USPS Will Discontinue and Dismantle FSS Machines In Several Facilities Across the Country We have requested several meeting on the Postal Service shift from letter/flat automation equipment to package sorting equipment under the ten-year plan. The problem has been we have been…

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APWU: Clerk Seniority List Issues – Logistics Reorganization – General Expeditors, Ramp Clerks, and Dock Clerks

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Subject: High Importance-Clerk Seniority List Issues – Logistics Reorganization-General Expeditors, Ramp Clerks, and Dock Clerks Please share with your local officers and stewards. Retain a copy of this e-mail response from the Postal Service on my inquiry, for future reference. Please share this workaround with your…

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USPS OIG Report: Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash – Burbank, CA

Background Both the Burbank, CA, Main Office and Downtown Station sites are in the California 3 District of the WestPac Area. OIG data analytics identified these two sites as having large retail floor stamp inventory count shortages from October 1, 2019 through January 31, 2021. Retail associates who work at window services do not have…

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USPS OIG Report: Revenue and Costs in the Retail Network

April 12, 2021 (RISC-WP-21-003) The Postal Service’s more than 31,000 post offices constitute the largest retail network in the U.S. by number of locations, but 42 percent do not generate enough revenue to cover costs of operation. Opportunities exist for the Postal Service to increase revenue or lower costs at post offices without reducing access…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service – Washington, D.C.

Background The Southwest Station, Washington, D.C., is in the Capital District of the Atlantic Area. The Southwest Station has 48 city routes which are delivered by 59 full-time city carriers and 29 city carrier assistants. The Southwest Station also has 15 clerks, including 10 full-time and five postal support employees. We selected the Southwest Station…

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USPS updates parcel notification form

The Postal Service has updated PS Form 3849, We Redeliver for You!, to simplify the process for scheduling redeliveries to gopost lockers. Gopost units contain secure lockers that customers can use to receive packages or leave parcels for USPS to pick up and deliver, at no additional cost. The updated form now includes a “Parcel…

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USPS to complete Mobile Delivery Device (MDD) rollout

The Postal Service is rolling out thousands of new touch-screen mobile delivery devices (MDDs) to letter carriers across the nation. Approximately 15,000 Post Offices will receive 200,000 new devices during the rollout, which began in late March and will continue through September. By then, every letter carrier will have one of the new scanners. This…

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APWU, USPS sign extension of April 3, 2020 MOU, Re: Bulk Mail Tech and MRC Position Qualifications

On March 23, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks signed an extension with the Postal Service of the April 3, 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk (MRC) Position Qualification. This MOU was agreed to by the parties in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in order to ensure…

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