NALC President: 24 million reasons to reverse course

Although letter carriers are fortunate enough to have good health insurance through our jobs, we have a lot riding on whether President Trump reverses course on health care. Of course, we worry for our families and friends and, as Americans, we care about what kind of country we are—whether we care for the disabled and…

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AFL-CIO: Workers Memorial Day observed April 28

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to defend hard-won victories by working people from attacks by right-wing Republicans and business groups. We will commit…

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USPS: Collection boxes receive clean-up, restoration

Greater Indiana District is sprucing up one of the Postal Service’s most recognizable symbols — its blue collection boxes. Employees recently inspected boxes throughout the district and identified about 500 that need to be restored or replaced. “The seasons are hard on them leaving faded paint and rust over time,” said Indianapolis Maintenance Operations Manager…

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USPS OIG Strategic Plan ― Fiscal Years 2017 – 2021

Message from the Acting Inspector General: For 20 years, the U. S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) has worked to fulfill its mission of ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the Postal Service. Given the reach and scope of the Postal Service, our mission is sizable and significant. The Postal Service is the…

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USPS: Retirement Planning Webinars Available To Employees

Postal Service employees can participate in a series of webinars this spring about making the most of their benefits and the advantages of retirement planning. Here’s the schedule: Thursday, April 27, from 2-3 p.m. EST: Midcareer checklist Thursday, May 25, from 2-3 p.m. EST: Countdown to retirement Thursday, June 1, from 2-3 p.m. EST: Maximizing…

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Tulsa Woman Sues USPS: ‘They Were Punishing Me For My Pregnancy’

By Annie Chang – April 19, 2017 TULSA, Oklahoma – A Tulsa woman is suing her employer, the United States Postal Service. In her lawsuit, Robin Jones claims the USPS broke federal law by failing to accommodate her high-risk pregnancy. Jones works as a custodian at the downtown Tulsa post office. Back in 2014, when…

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USPS: Video highlights Parcel Return Service

A new video explains that the Parcel Return Service (PRS) is an increasingly important part of the lucrative package returns market. PRS is available for return shipments that are picked up in bulk by permit holders who guarantee postage payment. These shipments may be retrieved at designated return sectional center facilities, return delivery units or…

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AFL-CIO President Trumka: ‘Buy America’ Good First Step for Working People

AFL-CIO Press Release – April 18, 2017 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today’s ‘Buy America’ and Work Visa Executive Order: We welcome efforts to improve the effectiveness of “Buy America” and “Buy American,” both of which commit taxpayer funds to support good jobs and businesses in America. Today’s executive order is a good…

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