USPS: 5 facts about St. Patrick’s Day

To help mark St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, here are five facts about the annual cultural and religious celebration. 1. St. Patrick wasn’t Irish. Although Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, he was born in Roman Britain in the 4th century. At the age of 15, he was seized by Irish raiders and…

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USPS OIG Report: Highway Contract Route (HCR) Optimization Cost Savings

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the Postal Service’s Highway Contract Route (HCR) Optimization Cost Savings methodology and the accuracy of reported savings for fiscal year (FY) 2017. The Postal Service implemented the Zero Base HCR initiative in FY 2014 (renamed HCR Optimization in FY 2017) to reduce surface transportation costs by identifying, adjusting, and…

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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate John McLeod Barger to USPS Board of Governors

John McLeod Barger of California, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service, for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring December 8, 2021. Source: President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts | The White House

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – Barrington Station, Los Angeles, CA

This report presents the results of our audit to assess mail delivery on selected routes at the Barrington Station, Los Angeles, CA. The Barrington Station is in Los Angeles, CA in the Los Angeles District of the Pacific Area. We conducted the audit to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential operational…

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APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee: Minority Opinion Report

Daleo Freeman, Minority opinion spokesperson appointed by minority opinion members: Related: APWU Contract Negotiations Update: Management and Union Exchange Final Economic Proposals APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Report

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Senators Peters, Moran Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Privatization of the USPS

Press Release – March 7, 2019 Peters, Moran Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Privatization of the United States Postal Service WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Jerry Moran (R-KS) today led 23 of their Senate colleagues to reintroduce a bipartisan resolution opposing privatization…

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