USPS: 5 facts about postal pioneer Mary Goddard

To help mark Women’s History Month, here are five facts about Mary Katherine Goddard, the first known woman Postmaster in the United Colonies, the predecessor of the United States. 1. Goddard came from a postal family. She was born in 1738 in New London, CT, where her father, Giles, served as a physician and Postmaster….

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USPS OIG: Trucking Company and Its Principals Agree to Settle Civil False Claims Act Allegations

Beam Bros. Trucking Inc. (BBT), and its principals Gerald Beam and Garland Beam, have agreed to pay $1,025,000 to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that BBT overcharged the U.S.Postal Service on contracts to transport mail. BBT is a trucking company located in Mt. Crawford, Virginia. USPS contracts with trucking companies, including BBT, to…

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VMF team keeps USPS vehicles operating safely

Brett Hatfield stopped carrying mail several years ago, but that doesn’t mean he stopped delivering for customers in Binghamton, NY. After putting down his satchel, Hatfield became a mechanic and transferred to the Binghamton Vehicle Maintenance Facility. He now leads a five-person team that helps keep 275 delivery vehicles operating safely. “The team of five…

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APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Appointed

Web News Article #: 23-2018 03/07/2018 – With contract negotiations set to begin early summer, President Mark Dimondstein has announced the names of union members who will serve on the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee. In accordance with the APWU Constitution, each member of the National Executive Board names one person to the committee;…

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USPS to hire 70 City Carrier Assistants at Cincinnati job fair March 14

By Bill Cieslewicz – March 6, 2018 The U.S. Postal Service is planning to hire 70 employees in Cincinnati next week. The Postal Service is looking to fill up to 70 part-time carrier assistant positions in most Cincinnati stations and branch offices. Starting salary for the positions that could lead to full time is $16.78…

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