OSC Wins Decision for National Guardsman Denied Reinstatement by Postal Service

WASHINGTON, D.C./April 25, 2019 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today announced that it won a legal ruling forcing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to reinstate a National Guardsman in his civilian job following his post-9/11 military service. Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) , employers must restore service…

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Fighting for New York Metro Votes?

Both tickets should understand that the most important thing in electing a Vice President is to make sure they are qualified to be President and I don’t know if I would be comfortable with either VP candidate running the APWU. Mark Dimondstein has the gravitas to be President but there seems to be some bad…

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Six-day delivery resolution hits bipartisan majority in House

Legislative Update – April 26, 2019 Today, a bipartisan majority of support was reached for House Resolution 54 (H. Res. 54), which expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its six-day mail delivery service. Introduced by Reps. Gerry…

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NALC files national level grievances on Consolidated Casing and Non-compliance with CCA caps

April 25, 2019 NALC has filed a national level grievance regarding the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of the consolidated casing initiative scheduled to begin in the Annandale, VA Post Office in May. The Postal Service plans to expand the initiative to over 200 additional locations this summer. The letter initiating this grievance and NALC’s questions…

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Misdiagnosis: A Review of the Report of the White House Task Force on the Postal Service

In April 2018, President Trump issued an executive order creating a task force to evaluate the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service and to make recommendations for policy changes to ensure a sustainable future for the agency. The White House Task Force, comprised of the Secretary of Treasury and the Directors of the…

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USPS: Major computer upgrade headed to plants

The Postal Service is rolling out a major computer system upgrade at mail processing plants across the United States. Under the Results Server Modernization program, a single, centralized computer system will replace multiple legacy servers at all international service centers, network distribution centers, processing and distribution centers, and several annexes. “The same hardware has been…

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USPS OIG: Review of Postal Inspection Service Criminal and Administrative Processes – Fort Worth Division

Objective The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers; enforce the laws that defend the nation’s mail system from illegal or dangerous use; and ensure public trust in the mail. In fiscal year 2018, the Postal Inspection Service had about 1,300…

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