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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Philadelphia Staples store is feeling the heat — Time to turn it up!

The Philadelphia Stop Staples Committee has been making daily visits to Staples stores in and around Philadelphia. One of our frequent and busiest targets is the Staples at 1300 South Columbus Boulevard near Penn’s Landing. We have had a sustained presence of protests, demonstrations and leafleting at this location. The store manager has tried (unsuccessfully)…

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Facebook video shows how USPS scans packages

A new video is giving Facebook users a glimpse of the important role scanning plays in package processing. The 13-second production shows a Priority Mail parcel being scanned inside a USPS facility. Through time-lapsed editing, the package then zooms throughout the plant. The accompanying message: “Our scanners help us deliver billions of packages per year….

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USPS: Standards approved for larger curbside boxes

[maxgallery id=”40453″]The Postal Service has approved new design standards for curbside mailboxes, a move that will allow customers to purchase bigger boxes than can accommodate packages. Under the new rule, mailboxes must be able to fit a minimum sized mail item 7 inches high by 13 inches wide by 16 inches deep. The rule will…

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