NALC President Rolando’s Keynote Address 2018

Published on Jul 16, 2018 NALC President Rolando opens the 71st Biennial Convention with a keynote address providing an assessment of the difficulties facing letter carriers and a call to action to the 5,000+ delegates gathered at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

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USPS: Internal Service Performance Measurement (SPM) will replace External First-Class (EXFC)

Internal Service Performance Measurement (SPM) will replace External First-Class (EXFC), a system that relies heavily on support from an outside organization. EXFC will be retired Sept. 30, and Internal SPM will become the Postal Service’s official service reporting and recording system Oct. 1. The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) recently approved the change, which is part…

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Joint letter urges House leaders to prohibit Postal Service banking

CUNA joined other trade association in sending a letter to House leaders urging the adoption of Rep. Patrick McHenry’s (R-N.C.) amendment to the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bill to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from providing banking services. Joining CUNA in the letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Minority…

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Safety Issues Persist in Postal Facilities, Says IG

Federal Manager’s Daily Report – July 17, 2017 The Postal Service has made progress in addressing safety and security issues at retail facilities but much remains to be done, according to an IG report summarizing a series of individual reports on all seven postal geographic operating areas. The IG said its auditors initially found “poor…

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USPS: Hatch Act education campaign continues

Postal Service employees are continuing to learn about the Hatch Act. The long-standing law prohibits postal and other federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty, while wearing a uniform, while on federal property or while inside a federal vehicle. In a new message, USPS is highlighting the real-life case of “Sandy” —…

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USPS: New Hours for TACS Help Desk

The Postal Service is changing the hours for its Time and Attendance Collection System (TACS) Help Desk. Beginning Saturday, July 21, the hours of operation will be from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Central time, Monday-Saturday. The TACS Help Desk is closed Sundays. If you have questions after hours, call 855-411-8227 to leave a message or send…

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USPS Offers Glamorous Perks To Recruit Carriers In San Francisco

KPIX CBS SF Bay Area – July 14, 2018 Glamorous perks are not usually what you think of when it comes to the US Postal Service. Julie Watts tell us the USPS is offering them to lure new carriers in San Francisco.

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USPS OIG: Is the Postal Service Saving Maintenance Workhours as Planned?

Project Title: Effectiveness of the U.S. Postal Service’s maintenance optimization initiative in the Southern Area Start Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: November 2018 The Postal Service’s Five-Year Strategic Plan – Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to 2021 outlines an initiative to evaluate, right-size, and equip the mail-processing infrastructure and transportation networks to…

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