USPS: Atlanta District’s “Summer of Safety” Campaign

Atlanta District recently introduced Summer of Safety, a campaign that promotes safe work practices. “The idea is to put safety at the forefront of what we do,” said Atlanta District Acting Manager Sam Jaudon. The district has several safety-related activities planned during the summer, including meetings with safety captains, driver safety instruction and “safety blitzes”…

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More workers needed at booming Watertown and Waltham Post Offices

The Watertown and Waltham Post Offices are looking to hire 30-50 letter carriers over the next 12 months. USPS will be holding a hiring event at the Watertown Post Office, 126 Main Street, Watertown: July 18, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Known as City Carrier Assistants (CCA’s), the jobs start at $16.06 an hour…

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APWU: Tentative Agreement Reached with Salmon Companies

Web News Article #: 68-2017 07/12/2017 – The American Postal Workers Union reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with Salmon Companies, the largest ground transportation supplier to the United State Postal Service. Truck drivers for the private-sector company are members of the APWU Support Services Division. The contract covers locals from Dallas, TX, Shreveport, LA,…

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OIG Report: Carrier Leave Without Pay for Union Activities

Background In late November 2016, Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin requested the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) review a constituent’s allegation that a select group of postal carriers took leave without pay (LWOP) to participate in union political activities. This report responds to the senator’s request and reviews the use of overtime…

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USPS: Upcoming course completion deadlines

Reminder: Before July 18, USPS employees who handle credit and debit card transactions must complete a combination of training courses depending on their role and system access. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) courses are available in the Learning Management System. The four courses are: Protecting Payment Cardholder Data — Everyone’s Responsibility (course number 10026255), which…

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