USPS OIG Report: A Broader Perspective for the Postal Service Ethics Program

Objective The objective was to assess the maturity of the U.S. Postal Service Ethics Program in three areas: (1) agency goals and metrics, (2) accountability and consistency, and (3) cause and prevention. We discuss these areas using a maturity model framework to demonstrate the value of approaching an organization’s ethical efforts in a comprehensive, integrated…

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USPS: Open season begins Monday, Nov. 12

Opening soon. Reminder: Open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can change their health benefits or enroll in a new plan, begins Monday, Nov. 12. A variety of health, vision and dental coverage is available. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, the Postal Service will hold the first of four webinars for employees who want…

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USPS OIG Report: Customer Service for Non-English-Speaking Customers

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service’s customer service to non-English-speaking customers. The Postal Service, established in 1775, has as its basic function the obligation to provide postal services to bind the Nation together through the personal, educational, literary, and business correspondence of the people. In addition, it shall provide prompt, reliable,…

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PMG Brennan recognizes veterans

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: This Veterans Day marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the milestone that established Nov. 11 as the day set aside to honor those who have served in the American armed forces. The Postal Service is proud to be one of…

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USPS: Employees to receive holiday mailpiece

The Postal Service is using the mail to help employees get in the holiday spirit. The organization is sending employees a direct mailpiece that highlights the important role they play during the holiday season. “You help Santa deliver to millions of homes. He may get all the credit, but he couldn’t do it without you,”…

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Congress members urge USPS to use air-conditioned mail trucks

By Brenda Gazzar – November 6, 2018 More than two dozen U.S. Congress members have urged the U.S. Postal Service to “strongly consider” implementing climate-control units in all their mail trucks after a postal carrier died in Woodland Hills over the summer from overheating. U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas, D- Panorama City, spearheaded the call “for…

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Hear What APWU is Doing to Fight the Sale of the Post Office

11/02/2018 – Our fight to stop postal privatization will continue well after the election! We must continue to advocate for a public Postal Service and keep it from being sold off to the highest bidder. On Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. EST and 7 p.m. EST the Legislative & Political Department will host a call…

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USPS: Nov. 11 is Veterans Day – Postal Facilities Must Fly the POW-MIA flag

Flag notice. Sunday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. Because Veterans Day is a designated USPS holiday, the POW-MIA flag should be raised Saturday, Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held…

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