USPS OIG: Where’s My Mail?

USPS OIG Blog – May 26, 2020 With three agencies that have “U.S. Postal Service” in their names, and each one having different responsibilities and jurisdictions, it’s no wonder people sometimes aren’t sure where to turn for help with lost, delayed, or damaged mail. With the Postal Service solely responsible for mail delivery, it’s almost…

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APWU: POStPlan PMR/PSE Useage Remedy Payout Coming Soon!

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:34 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: POStPlan PMR/PSE 818 Settlement APWU Website The June/July APWU newsletter was released earlier than anticipated, which some members received the magazine as early as May 28th. The “For Members” tab of the APWU website, which was set up to…

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APWU: Results of Clerk Craft 21 Day special posting for May 2020

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:54 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: May 2020 results of special posting for impacted Clerks Brothers and Sisters, Please find the attached results for the Clerk Craft 21 Day special posting for May 2020. These are the jobs that are posted per paragraph 3 of…

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USPS OIG Report: Leased Facility Maintenance

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the effectiveness of management controls over the Landlord Maintenance Program (LPM). Specifically, the controls in place to ensure compliance with policies and procedures related to leased buildings for which the landlords have repair and maintenance responsibilities. Our fieldwork was completed before the President of the United States issued the…

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USPS: How to properly process Premium Forwarding Service Commercial mail

The Postal Service is reminding employees about specific procedures for processing Premium Forwarding Service Commercial (PFSC) mail. PFSC is a useful option for businesses that have changed locations due to the coronavirus pandemic. The service allows businesses to temporarily forward mail in bulk on a daily, weekly or monthly basis to a new domestic business…

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USPS Chief Financial Officer discusses financial effects of pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is having “a significant negative impact” on the Postal Service’s finances, Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reports in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. The pandemic has dramatically accelerated mail volume declines. Although USPS has seen an increase in its package business because more consumers are staying home and having products shipped…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – South Florida District

Background The Postal Service is required to maintain a safe and healthy environment for both employees and customers in accordance with its internal policies and procedures and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety laws. Our fieldwork was completed before the President of the U.S. issued the national emergency declaration concerning the novel coronavirus disease…

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USPS has updated its own history book

The Postal Service has updated its own history book. Publication 100, The United States Postal Service: An American History, traces the organization’s evolution from the colonial era to the digital age. The 144-page book includes several new sections, including “Diversity, Past and Present,” “Unusual Delivery Methods” and tables of historical postage rates. Other sections cover…

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