Trumka, after Biden meeting, chides Clinton for struggle to ‘energize workers’

September 01, 2015 AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Tuesday criticized Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton for not doing enough to “energize workers” — amid speculation over whether big labor might back an alternative candidate like Vice President Biden. Trumka declined to endorse anybody and suggested his group would stay on the sidelines for now. But…

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Where do I fit? – FERS information offered for newly hired career postal employees

Have you started a Postal Service career job within the last few years? If so, the date you began your career appointment determines which Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) category covers you. If you were hired after Jan. 1, 2013, and have no previous federal service — or if you had less than five years…

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USPS OIG: Management Advisory – Premier Office Program

Background The U.S. Postal Service has a national retail network of about 32,000 post offices. In 2013, the Postal Service selected 3,088 of these offices to be part of its newly created Premier Office program. The primary goals of this program are to improve the customer experience and cost efficiency and to maximize revenue. Participating…

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Dust off those resumes – USPS is hiring in Arkansas

August 28, 2015 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (USPS) – The U.S. Postal Service is now accepting applications for a variety of temporary Post Office positions needed in Arkansas. The Postal Service plans to fill these part-time, non-career positions soon. Salary range for these positions is from $13.25 to $16.65 per hour, with variable work hours and…

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U.S. Postal Service now hiring in Central, South and West Texas

Monday, August 31 2015 SAN ANTONIO – The U.S. Postal Service is now accepting applications for a variety of non-career Postal Service positions needed in Central, South and West Texas. Salary for these positions range from $12 to $16.65 per hour, with variable work hours and work days, including weekends and holidays as scheduled. Start…

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APWU Clerk Officers Outline Criteria for Payout of $56 Million ‘Global Settlement’ of Article 1.6.B Violations

Web News Article #: 175-2015 08/31/2015 – In a conference call with local and state presidents, the APWU’s Clerk Division officers outlined the criteria for distributing the $56 million lump-sum penalty portion of the settlement that resolves a decades-long dispute over postmasters and supervisors in small offices performing Clerk Craft work. Clerk Craft Director Clint…

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Video: Do You ‘Stand with Postal Workers?’

Web News Article #: 174-20150 8/31/2015 – Have you signed ? Thousands have already taken the pledge. Check out this video to find out why. Click Here to take the pledge online! Source: Do You ‘Stand with Postal Workers?’ | APWU

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