Video: The Biggest Federal Employee Retirement Mistake

Federal employees make a LOT of mistakes when it comes to retirement. Actually, let me rephrase that, Federal Employees Everybody makes a LOT of mistakes when it comes to retirement. It’s true, mistakes being made regarding retirement is not exclusive to federal employees. There are constantly new, news stories being published that make this point…

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Rolando: Congressional gridlock on nominations hits home

“A politicized selection process clearly does not work for today’s Postal Service. We don’t need a politically minded oversight board; we need a board that has the broad experience and vision to drive postal innovation and growth for the 21st century. This is the cost of congressional dysfunction, and it must be addressed in the…

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Our nation’s drug abuse problem is also a postal service problem

By George Landrith – May 6, 2016 With each passing day, news coverage is filled with reports about the unfortunate toll that many forms of drug abuse are having on our communities. The recent rise of the heroin epidemic is just the latest in a long string of vicious cycles of drug abuse claiming thousands…

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USPS OIG Report: New York Morgan P&DC Efficiency

Background The U.S. Postal Service has more than 250 mail processing facilities nationwide. These facilities sort and distribute mail for dispatch and eventual delivery. Post offices, stations, and branches in designated ZIP Code service areas send originating mail to mail processing centers for processing and dispatch and receive mail from the centers for delivery to…

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Postal Service retail sites testing receipt ads

Postal Service retail sites are testing the effectiveness of advertising on paper receipts. More than 200 sites across the nation are determining if ads on the back of standard receipts can raise awareness of USPS products and help cut printing costs. The test includes URLs to help track the number of visits to the My…

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APWU: Contract Arbitration Hearings Conclude

Web News Article #: 100-2016 05/06/2016 – Arbitration hearings on the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Postal Service have concluded and the union expects a decision in 30 to 60 days, President Mark Dimondstein has announced. During 18 days of hearings that focused primarily on the economic provisions on the new contract, the union…

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NAPUS: Part Time Postmasters Pay Changes, Conversion Option 

The following information concerning changes in pay for part time Postmasters, and their option to convert to a clerk position, was received from Labor Relations at Postal Headquarters. Effective October 01, 2016, saved hourly pay for Part-Time Postmasters will expire and hourly rates will be reduced to the current maximum hourly rate of $19.39. Part-Time…

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Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey Inspires USPS Customer Service Program in ND

Press Release – May 5, 2016 Senator Has Heard from Nearly 500 North Dakotans who Filled Out Survey; Senator Invited Brennan to ND to Hear About Challenges Firsthand WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the U.S. Postal Service, inspired by Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail initiative and survey, is launching a new…

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