New PM Change list; Intentional delay of mail?

Meet the new boss… better than the old boss? By PostalTimes.com – July 11, 2020 This was shared online and it is from what I assume must be a DM (District manager) or MPOO (Manager Post Office Operations).. I do not know the original source. PMGs expectations and plan POT (Penalty Overtime?) will be eliminated….

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 22, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU A Serious Unintended Consequence Excerpt: “For the last few holiday periods, the Postal service and the union agreed to a controversial procedure that permits some recently retired Clerks to be re-employed in select Post Office operations. The result for the retired Clerks…

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NPMHU: COVID-19 Test Kits in the Mail

USPS Issues Mandatory Stand Up Talk July 8, 2020 (pdf) Please find linked above, a copy of the above reference document from the Postal Service regarding COVID-19 test kits in the mail. According to the Postal Service, they have partnered with several manufacturers, vendors, and laboratories to ship virus and vaccine test kits to a…

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USPS: Tax filing deadline approaches

The Postal Service is ready for Tax Day this week. As the coronavirus pandemic took hold during the spring, the federal government postponed the traditional April 15 filing deadline until July 15. Taxpayers must file or seek an extension by the new deadline or face a penalty. The IRS is expecting about 150 million returns…

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USPS OIG: Management Alert – Timeliness of Ballot Mail in the Milwaukee P&DC Service Area

Introduction This management alert responds to the congressional requests and presents our results and recommendations to address the issues identified in this report. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is an expected increase in the number of Americans who will choose to vote by mail and avoid in-person voting. This was evident during the Wisconsin…

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USPS: In letter, PMG DeJoy praises employees

In his first letter to USPS employees, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy expresses his pride in their service to the American people and his eagerness to work with them to secure the organization’s future. “I commit to working with you to create a long-term, viable operating model for the Postal Service that will ensure the organization…

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APWU and USPS agree to Work Year List

July 8, 2020 The APWU and the USPS have agreed to the work year list for the term of the 2018-2021 National Agreement. Work years (formally known as man-years) is a term the utilized by the APWU and the Postal Service to define the size of postal installations throughout the country. The work year categories…

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