Remembering Katrina – Historic storm led to lasting changes for USPS

Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast states 10 years ago this week, prompting an historic effort from the Postal Service to keep the mail moving. About 17 postal facilities were destroyed and more than 500 buildings were damaged during the 2005 hurricane season, which was the worst on record. More than 4,000 postal…

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APWU: On Labor Day, Take Time to Reflect…

Web News Article #: 168-2015 08/26/2015 – As people across the country make plans for Labor Day, more than 200,000 postal workers are fighting for a good contract and good service for postal customers – more than three months after the APWU’s collective bargaining agreement with the U.S. Postal Service expired. President Mark Dimondstein is…

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USPS wants to go high-tech without losing jobs

By Zach Noble – August 26, 2015 Think your mail carrier can evolve? The U.S. Postal Service does. Kelley Sullivan, an IT program manager at the agency, fully expects that tomorrow’s USPS will have new technology but not, she hopes, fewer employees. “The work that they’re doing will change,” she said at an Aug. 25…

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Where will Flint’s downtown post office go?

By Ron Fonger – August 25, 2015 FLINT, MI — A representative of the United States Postal Service says the agency is looking at several possible locations for a new downtown post office branch, including the building it recently moved out of. “Several locations have been identified … Our plan is to look at those…

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Video: Pecos Postmaster Accused of Racial Discrimination

By Julia Deng – August 25, 2015 PECOS, Texas – A group of U.S. Postal Service mail carriers accused a Pecos postmaster of racial discrimination, civil rights advocates and union leaders said. According to grievances filed with LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens, postmaster David Neilon allegedly instructed Pecos Post Office employees not…

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FBO: Rental of Motor Vehicles for USPS Delivery Operations

Solicitation Number: 3D-15-A-0209 Agency: United States Postal Service Office: Supplies and Services Purchasing Location: Vehicles CMC The U.S. Postal Service will rent minivan cargo vans and cargo vans (low, medium and high roof) up to 2 tons capacity for delivery of packages and to fill in for vehicles out of service. The contract will extend…

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