USPS OIG Blog: The Social Medium of Mail

Browsing and posting on social media sites is a fun diversion and an easy way to keep up with friends. But have you ever considered how visiting and posting to a site helps keep it alive? Your participation is, in fact, vital for the site’s success, even if you never paid a penny to use…

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APWU President Dimondstein Congratulates Union Members in New Contract Video

Web News Article #: 146-2016 07/18/2016 – APWU President Mark Dimondstein congratulates union members for their role in winning a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in a five-minute video. Source: APWU  

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APWU: Stop Staples is on Fire in Philly

Web News Article #: 145-2016 07/18/2016 – Under sweltering temperatures, Eastern Region Coordinator Mike Gallagher joined members of the Philadelphia PA Area Local, New York Metro Area Local Retirees Chapter, Philadelphia BMC Local and the South Jersey Area Local for a Stop Staples rally in front of the location at 15th and Chestnut Streets in…

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USPS: New system tracking workers’ comp costs reduces Philadelphia District expenses

The Philadelphia Post Office has slashed its operating expenses by adopting a new system to track workers’ compensation costs. The office had more than 275 employees who were injured and not available for duty. “We were paying for worker compensation benefits for these employees out of work as well as for their replacements to cover…

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USPS: Election, political mail tips offered

USPS reminds employees of the differences between Political Campaign Mail and Election Mail tags. Red Tag 57, for Political Campaign Mail, may be used on campaign mailings by registered political candidates and organizations engaging in issue advocacy or voter mobilization. Green Tag 191, for domestic and international ballots, may only be used to identify ballot…

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Cards for Dallas: Boy creates mail campaign for police officers

A North Carolina boy is using the mail to comfort police officers following the recent Dallas shooting. Gavin Mayo, 9, is encouraging people to send cards and letters to the Dallas Police Department. His goal is to mail 12,000 messages, or 1,000 for each of the officers killed or injured during the July 7 tragedy….

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 15, 2016 Edition

[maxgallery id=”47756″]Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: There has been a lot of buzz about the size and numbers of participants in the Staples demonstrations that have been sponsored by the Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee going on three years since the effort began. Our Chapter is…

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