USPS: Postal Inspection Service accepting applications

July 1, 2022 The Postal Inspection Service is continuing to hire. The agency will accept applications for postal inspector positions from Tuesday, July 5, at 10 a.m. Central through Saturday, July 16, at 10 a.m. Central. These positions are open to qualified USPS career employees and external applicants. Postal inspectors are federal law enforcement agents…

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Debate of Candidates in APWU National Officer Election set for August 14, 2022

National Presidents Conferences at Convention typically see 250-300 presidents in attendance. Having a small room and limiting attendance to 150 due to room size, and priority given to presidents, I believe is a thinly veiled attempt to restrict attendance and access to the postal press association and others wanting to report on or Facebook Live…

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USPS Handbook EL-505 name changed from Injury Compensation to “Workers’ Compensation”

Effective June 30, 2022, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook EL-505, Injury Compensation, to change its name to “Workers’ Compensation” and to update standards in various chapters. Revisions will also include deleting Chapter 2 and the Index. Handbook EL-505 is being revised to reflect changes and updates to applicable U.S. Postal Service® regulations, policies, and…

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Former St. Louis NPMHU president gets probation, house arrest for embezzling union funds

June 28, 2022 ST. LOUIS – U.S. District Judge Rodney W. Sippel on Tuesday sentenced the former president of a local postal workers union to five years of probation and six months of house arrest for embezzling $80,000. Scott E. Rodgers, 51, was also ordered to repay the money. Rodgers embezzled a total of $80,756….

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Ballot Placement Set for APWU Election of National Officers

June 27, 2022 Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell has certified the union members listed below as candidates for national union office by referendum balloting, as mandated by the APWU Constitution and Bylaws. A drawing was held on June 27 to determine the order candidates’ names will appear on the ballot. Incumbent officers are listed first, with…

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APWU requests PRC extend deadline to comment on USPS check cashing pilot

June 27, 2022 The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) is examining the USPS check cashing pilot (buy a gift card with a paycheck) to see if it should be classified as a non-postal (prohibited) product. Comments are due 6/30. PRC Notice and Order issued May 16, 2022 “As a member of the public that has both…

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Seattle Hiring Career City Carriers Directly Off the Street, CCAs will be promoted to PTFs

Information received by 21cpw via a contact at NALC has verified current CCAs will be promoted to PTF. Current Seattle Area career entry level City Carrier job openings Related: Many Career Entry Level Positions Are Available Nationwide

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