USPS: Network Operations group divided into two organizations

The Postal Service is making changes within its Operations structure to better serve the organization and its customers. Under the changes, which Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan announced Aug. 22, the Network Operations group will be divided into two organizations: Logistics, and Processing and Maintenance Operations. Robert Cintron will serve as logistics vice president. He…

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USPS OIG Report: Stamp Stock Accountability

Objective Our objective was to determine whether controls over unit reserve stamp stock accountability were adequately designed and operating effectively. We received a hotline allegation regarding suspicious fraudulent transactions involving stolen stamps from the North Kenner, LA, Station. An initial investigation confirmed that a Postal Service unit manager had access to large quantities of postage…

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Judge sides with letter carrier in federal case – Postmaster acted in “extreme bad faith”

By Jordan Cuddemi – August 19, 2019 BURLINGTON — An Upper Valley postmaster acted in “extreme bad faith” in overseeing a letter carrier from North Pomfret, including falsely accusing him of repeatedly striking her in the head with a five-pound scanner, a federal judge ruled earlier this month. U.S. Court of Federal Claims Senior Judge…

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USPS OIG Report: Contract Delivery Service Costs

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses contracted delivery suppliers to support mail delivery needs and ensure it meets its universal service obligation. CDS is a contractual agreement between the Postal Service and an individual or company for the delivery and collection of mail for customers. CDS is considered one of the Postal Service’s three primary…

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DOJ: American Airlines to Pay $22 Million for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally

Department of Justice – August 20, 2019 American Airlines Inc. Agrees To Pay $22 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations for Falsely Reporting Delivery Times of U.S. Mail Transported Internationally The Justice Department announced today that American Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay approximately $22.1 million to resolve its alleged liability under the False Claims…

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Postal Worker West: Contract Fight Heats Up In D.C.!

Postal Worker West – August 2019 Edition via Omar M. Gonzalez, APWU Western Region Coordinator: “Listen, these hearings will not be a piece of cake. We intend to and will show them our members deserve to maintain the rights and benefits they have already earned and also a decent pay raise and extended protections, said…

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