APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 13, 2021

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: More Chapter Activity APWU COPA Fundraising Drive Wrap Up Holiday Party Update Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 13, 2021

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USPS Finishes Third Quarter with Strongest Service Performance in a Year

July 8, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service reported third quarter FY 2021 service performance improvements over the second quarter across First-Class Mail, Marketing Mail and Periodicals. The quarter was USPS’s strongest quarterly service performance for all mail categories since the third quarter of FY2020. Third quarter FY2021 (covering the weeks of April…

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USPS OIG Report: Stamps, Money Orders, and Cash – Las Vegas

Background The Las Vegas, NV, James Brown Jr. Station is in the Nevada – Utah District of the WestPac Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal Service locations. OIG data analytics identified this site as having large retail floor stamp inventory…

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USPS licenses ride-on vehicle for kids

The Postal Service and Kid Trax, a top toymaker, have created a licensed USPS ride-on vehicle for children. The vehicle, which looks like a mail delivery truck, is geared toward kids ages 3 to 5 and will be available for purchase through Amazon and the Kid Trax website, beginning July 13. The suggested retail price…

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USPS: Verify eligible family members for FEHB

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management is requiring all federal agencies to verify eligible family members who are enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB). This means that the Postal Service, the Office of Personnel Management and insurance companies that offer FEHB plans can request proof of family member eligibility from an employee…

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USPS: How to discard used aerosol cans

July 2, 2021 The Postal Service is reminding employees that waste aerosol cans must be stored and disposed of properly. These cans are a potential safety and environmental hazard because they may contain unused chemical products and propellant. Aerosol cans that contain unused liquid or propellants must never be disposed of in the regular trash….

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Labor Custodian Seeks Mutual Swap From Atlanta to Virginia

Hi, my name is Tanesha Roberts and I’m currently a Labor Custodian and a Maintenance Steward at the Atlanta P&DC. I’m looking to do a mutual swap so that I can return to Virginia (Chesapeake, Norfolk, Newport News, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, or Richmond). My seniority date for this office is September 14, 2019. My off…

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All USPS employees must protect the mail

June 30, 2021 The Postal Service is reminding employees that it is of the utmost importance to protect the sanctity of the mail.When people send and receive mail through USPS, they trust that their mail will be treated with respect and arrive safely. Damaging, delaying, tampering with or destroying mail of any kind violates the…

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