USPS Eastern Area: All crafts on withholding for Excessing of Maintenance Employees

The Eastern Area has placed a withholding on all crafts for Excessing of Maintenance Employees from the Philadelphia and Norristown TriCounty Pennsylvania offices. Philadelphia P&DC “Eastern Area is implementing the withholding provisions of Article 12.5 (B)(2) for all full-time regular Level 10 and below Maintenance Craft positions, all Level 7 and below full-time Clerk Craft…

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USPS hiring 100 city carrier assistant positions in Kentuckiana

(11/26/2020) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The United States Postal Service wants to fill more than 100 open positions in Kentuckiana. The company said Wednesday that it is actively seeking applications for over 100 city carrier assistant positions in Louisville and southern Indiana post offices. According to the USPS, the pay is $17.29 hourly with health benefits,…

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USPS: Stay vigilant as pandemic infections rise

The Postal Service urges employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing procedures as coronavirus infections continue to spike across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, face coverings and social distancing of at least 6 feet from others help reduce the spread of the virus, which is transmitted…

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APWU: MVS Division Resolves National Dispute on Article 32.2 Vehicle Costs

On November 23, the National MVS Craft Division came to agreement with the USPS on a class action Step-4 dispute regarding PVS Costs, case no. Q10V-4Q-C 16534585/HQTV20160326. The issue presented was whether or not the USPS violated Article 32.2 of the National Agreement when they assigned the full cost of a vehicle as a line…

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USPS: The year in finances – Corbett delivers update in new video

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett discusses the Postal Service’s year-end financial report in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. USPS recently reported $73.1 billion in operating revenue for fiscal year 2020 (Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2020) and $82.2 billion in operating expenses, leaving the organization with a net loss of $9.2 billion. First-Class Mail and…

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Federal court denies Postal Police Officers Association’s request for a preliminary injunction

November 24, 2020 WASHINGTON — A federal court in Washington denied the Postal Police Officers Association’s request for a preliminary injunction in its case accusing the U.S. Postal Service and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy of exceeding the agency’s authority by restricting the officers’ law enforcement jurisdiction to Postal Service property. MEMORANDUM OPINION This case is…

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NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

Statement from President Rolando: “Today I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new national contract, a goal we have been working toward continuously for the last 17 months. As I have repeatedly reported many times, NALC followed a dual-track approach to achieve a…

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USPS OIG: What other ways could USPS use GPS?

Many of you likely use Global Position System (GPS) on a regular basis, driving to someplace new or maybe using a GPS-driven app to avoid traffic. But did you know the Postal Service uses GPS to manage its highway transportation contracts? In 2016, the Postal Service implemented a new program, the Enterprise Transportation Analytics (ETA)…

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