Senator Heitkamp Brings PMG to North Dakota to Tackle Mail Service Challenges

Press Release – August 11, 2016 BISMARCK, N.D. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today brought the Postmaster General to North Dakota to see the state’s mail challenges up close and to discuss solutions for the unacceptable service issues facing the state. Heitkamp toured the Bismarck mail processing facility with Postmaster General Megan Brennan, and then…

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APWU: USPS Third Quarter Financial Report

Web News Article #: 176-2016 08/10/2016 – According to financial results released on Aug. 9, the Postal Service has earned $1.3 billion in operating profit so far this year, making this the fourth straight year the USPS is operating in the black. Operating profits in 2015 and 2014 also totaled more than $1 billion each….

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USPS OIG: Do Mail Schedulers Make Mail Processing More Efficient?

Project Title: Use of Run Plan Generator Start Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: December 2016 Process scheduling is widely used in private industry to meet production deadlines, increase efficiency, and reduce machine downtime. The Postal Service uses a process scheduling program called the Run Plan Generator (RPG) to schedule machines that…

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Philly Local President Clarifies Endorsement and Support of VP Candidate Jeff Kehlert

From: Cathy Gregory <cgregory@phillyapwu.com> To: jeffkehlertvp2016 <jeffkehlertvp2016@aol.com> Cc: Nick Casselli <president@phillyapwu.com> Sent: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 1:59 pm Subject: Follow-up Letter On behalf of Mr. Nick Casselli, president of the Philadelphia, PA Area Local, American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO #89, attached is the signed Follow-up letter. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Casselli…

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Discussion on Convention Resolution to modify the Officers Retirement Plan (ORP)

A letter from Steve Zamanakos, retired Clerk NBA Denver Region, Phoenix Metro Local (originally shared on Facebook) Note: Resolution #14 was re-numbered as Constitution Committee Concurrence Resolution #2 Click here for Article 19 Resolutions #2 and #15

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OSHA finds Indiana Postal facility exposed workers to asbestos hazards; proposes more than $49K in fines

Employer name: U.S. Postal Service 8182 State Road 56 West Baden Springs, Indiana Citations issued: July 29, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Indianapolis Area Office has cited the West Baden Springs’ postal facility for four repeated violations. Acting on a complaint alleging safety concerns there, inspectors began…

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