Suspicious packages arrest: PMG praises employees, law enforcement

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan is praising USPS and Postal Inspection Service employees and calling for continued vigilance following the Oct. 26 arrest of a suspect in connection with the suspicious packages sent to high-profile figures this week. Brennan issued the following statement: Over the past week, the men and women of the U.S. Postal…

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USPS looking to hire 200 local employees in Reno Area

October 25, 2018 RENO, Nev. (KOLO) – The US Postal Service is looking for more than 200 employees in Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Truckee and South Lake Tahoe. Recruiters will be on-hand to guide prospective employees from the application process to on-the-spot interviews at a hiring event for three days at the Reno Main Post…

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USPS hiring in Tampa Bay Area ahead of the holiday season

By Kelly Bazzle – October 23, 2018 The U.S. Postal Service is looking to fill open positions leading up to the 2018 holiday season. The Suncoast District of USPS is accepting online applications for a variety of temporary positions that may lead to permanent positions, as well as multiple holiday season positions. Many of the…

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USPS offers safety reminder, tips on suspicious mail

The Postal Service is reminding employees how to deal with suspicious mail and packages. Although these incidents are not common, USPS wants employees to recognize suspicious items by paying attention to characteristics such as these: Shape. Is the item lopsided or uneven? Rigid or bulky? Appearance. Are there unusual stains or discolorations? Does it have…

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Latest Postal Bulletin previews USPS plans for 2018 holiday delivery season

The Postal Bulletin’s Oct. 25 issue previews the Postal Service’s plans for this year’s peak holiday delivery season. The publication also includes the latest updates to USPS policies, procedures and forms. Source: Postal Bulletin 22505

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USPS: Four types of health plans you can enroll in during open season

Ever wonder if you should have a different health plan? There are four types of health plans you can enroll in during open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can make changes to their health coverage. The plan types are: Health maintenance organizations (HMOs), which provide care from in-network plan physicians and hospitals…

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NLRB General Counsel Warning to Unions on Duty of Fair Representation

The NLRB General Counsel issued a stern warning to labor unions today on the Duty of Fair Representation (attached below). The Republican appointees on the board do not look kindly on unions. Congress took away our right to collect dues on nonmembers, but unions are still expected to represent everyone fairly and equally. They are…

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APWU: Urgent Safety Alert about Mail Bombs

10/24/2018 – Breaking news: It has just been reported that explosive devices have been sent through the mail addressed to a number of high-profile individuals and corporate entities. APWU leaders condemn such criminal acts. Our members are rightfully deeply concerned for their own well being and that of the public we serve. In response to…

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