USPS: Open season webinars scheduled

The Postal Service will hold three webinars for employees who want to learn more about the offerings available during this year’s open season benefits enrollment period. Here’s the schedule: Friday, Nov. 18, from 3-4 p.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 2-3 p.m. EST Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 3-4 p.m. EST Each webinar will include updates…

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Reminder: USPS Facilities must fly POW-MIA flag Nov. 11

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, one of six days each year that Postal Service facilities are required to fly the POW-MIA flag. Because Veterans Day is a designated Postal Service holiday, the POW-MIA flag should be raised Nov. 10. The flag honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces held as prisoners of…

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Delaware GOP: Trump sign theft by postal worker caught on camera

By Amy Cherry – November 4, 2016 Sign thefts are prevalent every election season, but this time a theft caught on camera allegedly involves a federal government employee. The Delaware GOP said a homeowner installed a trail cam in a nearby tree and late Wednesday morning, after several sign thefts on his propriety. That man,…

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USPS OIG Report: Contract Postal Unit Operations Oversight

Background A contract postal unit (CPU) is a retail establishment under contract to the U.S. Postal Service to provide postal services to the public. The objective of the CPU program is to reduce customer wait time in post offices, retain and increase Postal Service market share, reduce operational costs, improve customer satisfaction, and grow retail…

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USPS to issue lapel pins to recognize and honor veterans

To mark Veterans Day, the Postal Service is providing employees who served in the U.S. military with lapel pins they can wear year-round. Approximately 113,000 USPS employees have served in the armed forces, making the Postal Service one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. The pin features the words “Proud Veteran” in the center…

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