PRC Chairman’s Statement on President Trump’s UPU Memorandum

Washington, DC – On August 23, 2018, President Donald J. Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum (https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-secretary-state-secretary-treasury-secretary-homeland-security-postmaster-general-chairman-postal-regulatory-commission/) detailing his direction to modernizing the monetary reimbursement model for the delivery of goods through the international postal system and enhancing the security and safety of international mail. The memorandum was addressed to the Secretaries of State, the Treasury,…

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RT’s Holland Cooke discusses Privatizing USPS with APWU President Mark Dimondstein

Published on Aug 25, 2018 Holland Cooke discusses the possibility of Privatizing the U.S. Postal Service with Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein and Boom Bust Host Bart Chilton. Then, Holland speaks with Dr. Joe Alton on the dangers of Lyme disease, and the tendency of doctors to miss the diagnosis.

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Anti-Privatization Resolution Picks Up Support; Status of Postal Task Force Report Unknown

By Bob Levi – August 22, 2018 The legislative resolution that proclaims House of Representatives opposition to a White House proposal to privatize the U.S. Postal Service picked up significant support during the August recess. H.Res. 993 expresses “the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that…

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Don’t use USPS email for external sites

The Postal Service wants employees and contractors to remember that USPS email addresses and passwords should be used only for business purposes. A USPS email address and password used on an external site can be compromised if the site is hacked. This is why the Postal Service prohibits employees and contractors from using their USPS…

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Career Status in the APWU Clerk Craft question

A recently converted PSE for filling of a residual vacancy with less than 90 days as a career employee called off on Emergency Annual Leave. She did not get paid because of management citing ELM 512.313 – he has a ninety day wait time. In the letter from President Dimondstein, about career status in the…

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USPS OIG Report: Improving the Customer Experience with USPS Customer Care Centers

While customers were satisfied with Customer Care Center (CCC) agents, one in three was not satisfied with the overall experience. The Postal Service cannot handle current CCC call volume, a problem that could worsen with parcel growth. Reducing wait times and giving agents better tools, training, and organizational support will empower them to resolve customer…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – Cimarron Hills Station, Colorado Springs, CO

Background This report presents the results of our audit to assess management’s corrective action to address mail delivery issues for customers serviced by the Cimarron Hills Station . The Cimarron Hills Station is in Colorado Springs, CO, in the Colorado/Wyoming District, Western Area. This audit was initiated at the request of Congressman Doug Lamborn, 5th…

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