APWU: In Light of Austin, Texas Bombings – Stay Alert and Vigilant

Web News Article #: 29-2018 03/20/2018 – The APWU condemns the vicious and criminal bombings in Austin, TX aimed at injuring and killing innocent human beings. At this point in time, none of the packages have been mailed through the United States Postal Service. Nevertheless, our members are rightfully, and deeply, concerned for their own…

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APWU appeals USPS Safety Ambassador Program to arbitration

Web News Article #: 28-2018 03/16/2018 – The APWU was informed on October 26, 2017 of the Postal Service’s intent to roll out a new program called the Safety Ambassador Program. The Postal Service intends to replace the safety captain program, and any other local safety programs, with this “standardized” and nationally controlled program. The…

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Latest Postal Bulletin highlights U.S. Passport Services

A U.S. Passport is Your Key to International Travel The Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate issues U.S. passports to traveling Americans. Passports are a request to foreign governments to permit you to travel, and also allow you to re-enter the United States. A passport book or card is proof of identity and U.S. citizenship….

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OIG: How Accurate is Delayed Mail Reporting in the Great Lakes Area?

Project Title: Delayed Mail Reporting in the Great Lakes Area Start Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: July 2018 The U.S. Postal Service considers mail to be delayed when it is not processed in time to meet the established delivery day. Postal Service personnel count mail daily, self-report delayed mail, and enter…

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OPM Adds Details to FY 2019 Federal Benefits Proposals

Following is the section of a document OPM has sent to Congress in support of its fiscal 2019 budget proposal addressing federal pay and benefits-related proposals outlined in the recent government-wide budget plan from the White House. OPM prepares various legislative proposals during the preparation of its annual budget submission, which align with the strategic…

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PMG discusses efforts to grow USPS (video)

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan discusses workplace safety, mail and package volumes, and other topics in her latest “Business Focus” video. She urges employees to correct and report unsafe conditions in USPS workplaces. “Eliminating hazardous conditions keeps you and your co-workers safe,” Brennan says. On the operational front, the PMG reports First-Class Mail and Marketing…

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