USPS OIG Management Alert – Charter Flights

This management alert presents issues identified during our ongoing audit of U.S. Postal Service Transportation Network Operations and Cost Optimization Practices. The objective of this management alert was to provide Postal Service officials immediate notification of the issues identified during our ongoing audit. The issue outlined in this report requires immediate attention and remediation. Read…

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USPS OIG Report: Physical and Environmental Controls Site Security Review

Objective Our objective was to identify and summarize the findings and recommendations in four issued area physical and environmental controls site security reports. The objective of those four audits was to determine whether the Postal Service established effective physical and environmental security controls at processing and distribution centers (P&DC). As part of this audit, we…

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USPS offers tips for keeping postal facilities safe

In recognition of National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service wants employees to make workplace security a high priority. To keep your facility safe, secure entry points when not in use, always wear your USPS photo ID badge and stay vigilant for individuals not wearing badges. Additionally, you should: • Secure unattended USPS vehicles and trailers….

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USPS is installing faster package sorters

The Postal Service is installing new package sorting equipment at 30 facilities across the nation. The automated delivery unit sorters join 22 others that were installed in delivery units earlier this year during the initial phase of the rollout. “By automating package sorting in delivery units, [these] machines will significantly reduce operational costs and improve…

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Former APWU – South Jersey Area Local Secretary/Treasurer Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $34,500

On August 8, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (Camden), Robert Peter, former Secretary/Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 526 (located in Blackwood, N.J.), was charged in an information with one count of embezzling union funds in the amount of $34,500, in violation of 29 U.S.C….

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USPS: Uniform guidebook available

USPS is reminding managers and supervisors about Postal Uniform Guidelines, a pictorial guidebook they can use to help ensure employees wear their uniforms properly. The 21-page guidebook features color, head-to-toe images of actual letter carriers, retail associates and motor vehicle operators dressed in everything from year-round uniforms to cold weather postal attire. Managers and supervisors…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service Area Case Management

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the U.S. Postal Inspection Service has developed and implemented adequate controls to ensure proper oversight of area cases. The mission of the Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail…

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USPS Retiree E-Newsletter – September 2019

10 Things about Social Security September is World Alzheimer’s Month USPS financial results for FY 2019’s third quarter Source: KeepingPosted – Information for USPS Retirees

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