NALC President Rolando’s statement on USPS’ FY2015 financial report

November 13, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service today released its financial report for Fiscal Year 2015, covering the period from Oct. 1, 2014, through Sept. 30, 2015. Here is a statement from National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando: The $1.2 billion in annual operating profits reported today by the Postal Service is terrific…

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USPS financial results: Total revenue rose 1.6 percent in fiscal 2015

The Postal Service’s total revenue for fiscal 2015 (Oct. 1, 2014-Sept. 30, 2015) was $68.9 billion, up 1.6 percent from one year earlier. The net loss was $5.1 billion, due to certain statutorily mandated payments over which the Postal Service has no control. Controllable income was $1.2 billion. Controllable income is defined as net loss…

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Thanksgiving Day Message From the Postmaster General

November 12, 2015 As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, I would like to express my gratitude to you for all you do each day on behalf of the Postal Service. During this season of thanks, we each should take a moment to reflect upon the many things in our lives for which we are…

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Maine man gets $150,000 after US Postal Service failed to accommodate disability

By Judy Harrison – November 13, 2015 PORTLAND, Maine — A federal jury on Tuesday awarded a former Auburn postal worker $150,000 after it determined that the U.S. Postal Service had failed to accommodate his disability. Steven Heath of Gray suffered from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, according to court documents. He sued the…

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APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

NSB 14-2015 – November 11, 2015 The APWU National Executive Board voted on Nov. 5 to endorse Bernie Sanders for president. “Politics as usual has not worked,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Enough is enough!” The endorsement follows Sanders’ rousing speech before 2,000 activists at the union’s All-Craft Conference in late October. “We should judge candidates…

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