USPS: Employees’ children featured in safety effort

The Tucson, AZ, Post Office is using posters of employees’ children to remind them to be safe on the job. The posters are displayed at Tucson’s 12 delivery units in areas frequented by letter carriers before they begin their routes. Each durable poster features photos of children and grandchildren submitted by employees along with message:…

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NEB adopts proclamation to honor women of the APWU

Web News Article #: 23-2017 03/01/2017 – On Feb 27, 2017, The APWU National Executive Board adopted a proclamation to honor the women of the APWU throughout March, in celebration of Women’s History Month. The proclamation read: Whereas, the great contributions of American women in shaping our nation are observed in March, during Women’s History…

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USPS: Women’s History Month began March 1

Women’s History Month, an annual observance of the vital role of women in American history, began March 1. Throughout the month, the Library of Congress, the National Archives and other organizations will encourage the study and celebration of historic achievements by women. USPS employees also can learn about women postal pioneers such as Mary Goddard,…

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It is no secret that I strongly oppose HR 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

Via Thomas Benson, President – APWU Lake Geauga Area Local #1204 February 24, 2017 I believe that if this bill passes as it is worded currently, it has the potential to have some very adverse effects on retirees of the US Postal Service. When we look at the changes it proposes, such as forcing all…

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Thirty-Nine (39) Questions for the APWU Q & A Related to HR 756

Via Bobby Donelson, APWU Southwest Costal Area Local Retiree Chapter President February 24, 2017 Dear President Mark Dimondstein: These are questions we have developed in the field and would like to have answers in your Q & A if possible. Most of the Questions were developed by California Union Representatives and Retiree Representatives. We hope…

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USPS OIG Report: Internal Controls Over Retail Sales Transactions – Norman, OK, Main Office

Background The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General uses tripwires to identify financial anomalies. Tripwires are analytic tools that look at specific behaviors and patterns that are strong indicators of improper activity. From August 1, 2016, to August 31, 2016, our tripwire showed the Norman, OK, Main Office reported fewer stamp sales than other…

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USPS hiring hundreds of local mail carriers in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

By Ally Kraemer – February 23, 2017 CINCINNATI — The United States Post Office is hoping to hire 300 new mail carriers — and fast. “They don’t have to have any type of experience,” said Charlotte Morrow, who works for USPS customer relations. “We’ll train them, we’ll show them what the job is all about…

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