USPS offers ‘moonlighting’ reminder

The Postal Service wants you to remember the rules on “moonlighting” — working for other employers while continuing to work for USPS. Federal ethics regulations don’t prohibit you from engaging in outside activities — unless doing so would cause a conflict with your official duties. This would happen if the outside activity creates a financial…

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USPS year-end financials discussed in video

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reviews the Postal Service’s year-end financial report in a new “Dollars and Change” video. USPS recorded $70.6 billion in total revenue in fiscal 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017-Sept. 30, 2018), up 1.5 percent from the previous fiscal year. Total operating expenses for the year were $74.4 billion, up 3.1 percent. This…

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NARFE statement on Postal Service Task Force Report

Alexandria, Va. (December 6, 2018) – In response to a sustainability report released by the Task Force on the U.S. Postal System, NARFE National President Ken Thomas issued the following statement: “NARFE appreciates the opportunity to have worked with the Postal Service Task Force to discuss the issues facing this vital national agency. Notably, the…

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USPS: Reasonable accommodations

The Postal Service wants employees to know about their right to reasonable accommodations. A reasonable accommodation allows a qualified individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Accommodations vary widely and can include modifications to equipment, facilities and work schedules. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires all federal agencies…

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Ugliest Christmas Sweater Contest at Philadelphia P&DC?

The Plant Manager “sponsoring” this contest is the lovely and benevolent Stephanie “Hurricane” Harris. Yep, the same one who blanket AWOLed or LWOPed every employee who could not make it into work during a major snow event last winter – even though employees called out and had leave to cover the absence. Many are still…

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USPS OIG Report: No Sale Transactions – LAX – Village Station

This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of No Sale Transactions – Los Angeles, CA, LAX – Village Station. The LAX – Village Station is in the Los Angeles District of the Pacific Area. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal…

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APWU: Updated Constitution posted

The updated APWU Constitution & Bylaws has been posted. The new constitution includes changes adopted by delegates to the union’s 24th National Convention in August 2018. Source: APWU

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