USPS: National Dog Bite Prevention Week is April 9-15

The number of Postal Service employees attacked by dogs last year reached 6,755 — more than 200 higher than the year before, USPS announced April 6. “Even good dogs have bad days,” Safety Manager Linda DeCarlo told reporters in Los Angeles, where 80 employees were attacked in 2016 — more than any other city. DeCarlo…

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OIG Report: Function 4 Efficiency in the Greater Boston District

Background The U.S. Postal Service tracks customer service activities, known as Function 4, at post offices, stations, and branches as part of its ongoing effort to provide cost-effective, high-quality customer service. The Greater Boston District operated over 400 post offices, stations, and branches, and processed more than 3.4 billion pieces of mail in fiscal year…

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NARFE to Postal Unions: We have an ‘honest disagreement’ on HR 756

The following audio is to the Questions and Answers segment at the end of the NARFE Legislative Webinar which addressed the 2017 and 2018 FY budgets and legislation concerning federal and postal employees. The first question about postal reform legislation is at the 7:44 mark and then there are several more questions and issues addressed throughout…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – April 14, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: The response to the report about our recent accident was overwhelming and humbling. I never anticipated that so many get well cards, telephone calls, e-mails, and drop by visits would be received. I cannot thank you enough for the kind thoughts and…

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NARFE: April 4 Legislative Webinar – ‘Fed Up(date) with the 115th Congress’

Next week, the NARFE Legislative Department will host a webinar on congressional action relating to issues affecting the federal community. The webinar will bring you up to date on upcoming budget battles and advancing postal reform legislation and how each could impact all federal and postal employees and retirees. It’s important to know the threats…

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