USPS OIG Report: Internal Controls Over Retail Sales Transactions – Norman, OK, Main Office

Background The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General uses tripwires to identify financial anomalies. Tripwires are analytic tools that look at specific behaviors and patterns that are strong indicators of improper activity. From August 1, 2016, to August 31, 2016, our tripwire showed the Norman, OK, Main Office reported fewer stamp sales than other…

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OIG: Is the Margaret L. Sellers P&DC correctly processing undeliverable bulk business mail?

Project Title: Undeliverable Bulk Business Mail at the Margaret L. Sellers Processing and Distribution Center in San Diego, CA Start Date: Monday, January 9, 2017 Estimated Report Release Date: June 2017 Business mailers rely on the U.S. Postal Service to deliver their marketing mail. This is generally bulk mailings, such as flyers, newsletters, and catalogs….

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USPS: Portland District offers mobile service for seniors

Visiting the Post Office can be a challenge for some older customers. To overcome this obstacle, Portland District recently took its services on the go. A retail team from the district visited several retirement communities to offer a full range of postal services. The team helped the customers purchase stamps, mail cards and letters, ship…

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We Won!! – The USPS and Staples Deal is Over!

Web News Article #: 01-2017 01/05/2017 – Postal management informed the APWU in writing that the “Approved Shipper” program in Staples stores will be shut down by the end of February 2017. This victory concludes the APWU’s three-year struggle. The boycott against Staples is over! “I salute and commend every member and supporter who made…

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APWU, USPS Sign Agreement For Offices Without a Local Union Structure

Web News Article #: 259-2016 12/27/2016 – The APWU signed an updated agreement December 22, 2016, for Members-at-Large who work in small post offices that are not represented by a local union. The agreement outlines the rules for these small offices on topics that are typically the subject of negotiations at the local level between…

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