USPS 2016 Pay Dates and Leave Year

The following chart lists the pay periods for 2016. For the convenience of timekeepers, each biweekly pay period appears as two separate weeks, with the beginning and ending dates indicated for each week. The leave year always begins the first day of the first full pay period in the calendar year. The 2016 leave year…

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APWU: Peak Season Exception Period – Holiday Clerk Assistants, PSEs

Web News Article #: 219-2015 11/24/2015 – The reporting period for the 2015 Peak Season Exception Period began on Nov. 14, 2015, and ends Jan. 8, 2016. The three consecutive pay periods will be the weeks of Nov. 14, 2015, to Dec. 25, 2015, or Nov. 28, 2015, to Jan. 8, 2016, to be decided…

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Pittsburgh Metro APWU Supporting ‘Annual Stockings For Our Troops’

Below is a posting Pittsburgh Metro APWU sent out to their 230+ offices and have posted in their three large plants.   They are still accepting monetary donations to help with the shipping costs.  (The Pittsburgh North Side North Shore Chamber of Commerce also has this on their Facebook page and is sending it out in their Email…

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Command Security Corporation Notified of USPS Reaffirmation to Award $250M Contract

Press Release – November 23, 2015 HERNDON, Va., Nov. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Command Security Corporation (NYSE MKT:MOC) announced today the notification by the U. S. Postal Service (the “USPS”) of its decision to confirm the award of the USPS contract under Solicitation No. 2B-14-A-0078 (the “USPS Contract”) valued at approximately $250 million over…

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Few Postal Jobs Will Be Cut in 2016

Monday 23, 2015 Don’t look for any major downsizing from the U.S. Postal Service during the coming year: A new report indicates the postal workforce will remain stable through late 2016. The agency is projecting a 0.6% decrease in work hours during Fiscal Year 2016, according to an annual financial plan it released Friday. That…

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Public holds Postal Service in high esteem, poll shows

More Americans have a favorable view of the Postal Service than any government agency, a new survey by the Pew Research Center has found. Eighty-four percent of respondents view USPS favorably, ranking it highest on a list of 17 federal agencies. Rounding out the top five: the National Park Service (viewed favorably by 75 percent),…

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Hugging rescue dogs adopted by USPS employee

[maxgallery id=”42514″]Pound pals Keira and Kala — the two dogs who were saved from scheduled euthanasia after a photo of them hugging in a shelter went viral — have found new homes with Tucker, GA, Letter Carrier Wendy Newman. Newman and her best friend and roommate Pam Cody adopted the pair after learning the cuddly…

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