USPS: MCV relies on accuracy, timeliness

The Postal Service wants employees to understand the importance of accurate scanning to Mail Condition Visualization (MCV), an Informed Visibility module that will provide near-real-time conditions of mail and packages in processing facilities. The data delivered by MCV is closely linked to the manual scan “events” captured through Surface Visibility (SV). This means failure to…

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USPS: 4 women lawmakers honored on stamps

The 116th U.S. Congress, which convenes this week, is expected to have 131 women members — a record. Here’s a look at the four female members of Congress who have appeared on stamps. 1. Sen. Hattie Caraway. Caraway, a Democrat, was appointed to represent Arkansas in the Senate after the death of her husband, Sen….

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USPS OIG Report: Release of Personnel Information

Objective This report responds to two congressional requests. One request came from Sen. Thomas Carper and another was a joint request from Reps. Elijah E. Cummings and Gerald E. Connolly, Ranking Member and Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, respectively. Their requests asked for an investigation into the Postal Service’s…

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Owner Of Vehicle Maintenance And Repair Companies Convicted Of Bribery And Tax Fraud

Press Release – December 20, 2018 Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that IBRAHIM ISSA, a/k/a “Tony Issa,” was found guilty yesterday of bribery of public officials and tax fraud. A unanimous jury convicted ISSA after a two-week trial before Chief United States District Judge Colleen…

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USPS, APWU reach impasse in contract talks

Negotiations on a new labor contract between the Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) came to an impasse Dec. 21. USPS and the union will continue to follow the current agreement until a new contract is reached through the dispute resolution process. The APWU represents more than 192,000 employees, including clerks, mechanics,…

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