NALC postpones dinner celebrating 50th anniversary of Great Postal Strike

Dinner to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Great Postal Strike postponed March 09, 2020 Due to the rapid developments around the outbreak of the coronavirus in New York and other locations, NALC has postponed the dinner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Great Postal Strike scheduled for March 21 in New York City. While…

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President Trump nominates Donald Lee Moak, of Florida, to be a Governor of the USPS

President Trump has nominated Donald Lee Moak, a Florida resident, to be a member of the USPS Board of Governors. Moak, formerly president of the Air Line Pilots Association, is founder and chief executive officer of the Moak Group, a public affairs firm. The nomination will be for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring…

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USPS OIG Report: Options to Reduce Unfunded Retirement Liabilities

Objective The Postal Service participates in three retirement plans: the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), and the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits (RHB). The first two are pension plans and the third is set up to fund the Postal Service’s share of RHB premiums. The U.S. Office of Personnel…

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USPS: Clerks Care Week is March 9-13

The Postal Service will spotlight its lead-sharing program for retail associates and machine and distribution clerks during Clerks Care Week, which is March 9-13. USPS districts across the country will hold events during the week to thank associates and clerks for contributing to the program, which has generated more than $982 million in estimated annualized…

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DOL Announces Final Rule To Increase Financial Transparency for Unions

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Labor-Management Standards (OLMS) today announced a final rule to establish the “Form T-1” Trust Annual Report that requires unions to file annual financial reports concerning their trusts. These annual reports will increase the financial transparency of unions and ensure that members have access to information…

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USPS Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Policy – March 6, 2020

“Please immediately review the attached 2020 Postal Service Pandemic Influenza Plan (PIP), which establishes a baseline of Postal Service policies and procedures for preparedness, response and recovery from any infectious disease outbreak. Although it is not specific to the COVID-19 outbreak, those policies and procedures are generally applicable to a potential COVID-19 pandemic, pursuant to…

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USPS OIG Report: Accuracy of Surface Visibility Scans and Reporting

Objective The objective of our audit was to evaluate the accuracy of Surface Visibility scans and reporting for Highway Contract Route (HCR) and Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) trips. This audit was requested by the Postal Service’s Surface Logistics group. The U.S. Postal Service’s surface transportation network is managed locally and transports mail and equipment to…

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USPS: Set clocks ahead this weekend

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 8, at 2 a.m. In areas where the change is observed, most people will “spring forward” and set their clocks ahead one hour Saturday, March 7, at bedtime. Clocks will turn back Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 a.m. Source: USPS

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