USPS: Flu season is here – Vaccinations recommended by CDC

Are you ready for flu season? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), individuals 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each year. All Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) plans cover flu shots at no cost to Postal Service employees. The CDC also encourages people to learn more…

 Continue reading

USPS Plant Manager: Milwaukee Annex Replacement Approved

In response to the increased parcel volumes and increased space and operational challenges the Annex has experienced in recent years, a major facility project to replace the current Milwaukee Annex has been approved. This facility will be a new construction on our land at the corner of College Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue just south of…

 Continue reading

USPS recognized for military employment

The Postal Service has been recognized again as one of the nation’s top employers of veterans. Viqtory, a media and marketing company that produces magazines and websites for veterans and service members, included USPS in its 2020 Military Friendly Awards. The Postal Service earned the No. 2 spot on Viqtory’s list of the top 10…

 Continue reading

USPS: Package security enhancements begin this month

The Postal Service is increasing the safety and security of its collection box procedures. The organization is modifying the long-standing Aviation Mail Security Rule, which was established in 1996 and called for packages weighing 16 ounces or more to be presented in person to a retail associate or letter carrier. The rule was introduced to…

 Continue reading

USPS OIG Report: Postal Vehicle Service Zero Base Reviews

Objective Our objective was to determine whether the U.S. Postal Service’s Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) Zero Base program was properly implemented and meeting goals. The Postal Service has a PVS fleet and drivers who are career Postal Service employees to move mail between processing facilities, inner-city delivery offices, and local businesses and mailers. PVS is…

 Continue reading

USPS: Disability Employment Awareness Month begins

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and the Postal Service is joining agencies across the nation to recognize the contributions and talents of employees with disabilities and to raise awareness about disability employment. The theme for this year’s campaign is “The Right Talent, Right Now.” You can learn more on the U.S. Department of…

 Continue reading