USPS, GSA team on credentialing services

The Postal Service and the General Services Administration (GSA) have teamed up to assist federal employees with their government credentials. GSA, a federal agency that manages government real estate, typically operates hundreds of USAccess sites that offer federal employees and contractors with credentialing services and support. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, almost 500 USAccess…

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154 Postal Employees Have Died of COVID-19

The USPS recently disclosed that 154 employees had died of COVID-19 through January 31, 2021. Attached is the spreadsheet posted on the Postal Regulatory Commission website. 154 COVID Deaths Through 1-31-2021 ACR2000 ChIR No. 6. Response 3 First Name: Don Last Name: Cheney Email: doncheney@live.com Union/Local : APWU – Auburn WA Local Office held if…

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Miami Clerk seeks transfer to TX, TN, KY areas

Looking to relocate closer to my children. I am a SSA FTR clerk in Miami looking for a transfer to Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky or any other surrounding state. Thank you. First Name: Felicia Last Name: Williams Email: feliciaw672@gmail.com Union/Local: APWU –  South Florida

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USPS: Employees must follow Privacy Act

The Postal Service collects various types of personally identifiable information about customers, employees and businesses in order to carry out its mission. USPS employees and contractors have a legal and ethical obligation to hold personal information in confidence and protect it from unauthorized disclosure and misuse. Under the federal Privacy Act of 1974, you must…

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Committee Announces Hearing with PMG and Stakeholders on Legislative Proposals to Help USPS

Feb 11, 2021 Press Release Washington, D.C. (Feb. 11, 2021)—Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney and Rep. James Comer, the Chairwoman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, invited Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, Board of Governors Chairman Ron Bloom, Postal Service Inspector General Tammy L. Whitcomb, American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein,…

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Postal Bulletin: A U.S. Passport is Your Key to International Travel

The U.S. Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate issues U.S. passports to traveling Americans. Passports are a request to foreign governments to permit you to travel, and also allow you to re-enter the United States. A passport book or card is proof of identity and U.S. citizenship. U.S. citizens can use each as follows: The…

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APWU: Fifth COLA under 2018 CBA will be $416.00

In January, the final month of the six-month adjustment period for the fifth COLA under the 2018 Agreement, the CPI-W Unadjusted Index (1967=100) rose from last month to 760.447; an increase over the July 2020 Index point upon which employees received the last COLA. As a result of the rise in index level, the following…

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APWU: COVID-19 and OWCP Claims update, ZOOM training

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 10:59 AM Subject: COVID-19 and OWCP Claims In 2020, the APWU sent out information on OWCP. We are sending out a copy of the letter originally sent to national officers, state, and local presidents. We are also attaching our updated OWCP write up. Also, at the…

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