Video: Breast-feeding incident at Janesville PO sparks plan for ‘nurse-in’

By Gina Duwe – July 15, 2015 JANESVILLE—A spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service has apologized after a Janesville employee harassed a mother for breast-feeding her newborn while mailing packages. However, local moms have rallied and planned a “nurse-in” awareness event at the Milton Avenue post office Wednesday. Raven Dibble of Janesville said she was…

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Former Gates Mills postmaster charged with stealing more than $55,000

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 17, 2015 The former postmaster of the Gates Mills Post Office was charged today with theft of property used by the U.S. Postal Service, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Monica Weyler, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service —…

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Audio: APWU Philadelphia BMC Local President Tarducci discusses Staples/USPS privatization plan

APWU Philly BMC Local President Vince Tarducci reminds WWDB AM 860 listeners to not buy school supplies at Staples. Source: WWDB-AM – Today In Philly Labor  

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North Carolina Postal Workers Local President Sentenced

Submitted by Carl Horowitz – July 16, 2015 On May 26, Salvatore Mauro, former president of American Postal Workers Union Local 1236, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina to three years of probation, and ordered to pay $8,831 in restitution plus a $25 assessment, for creating a false…

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Amazon Gets what Amazon Wants – Will the Real Postmaster General Please Stand Up?

By Mel Carriere – July 16, 2015 Do any of you out there getting kind of long in the tooth, like me, remember that 70s game show called To Tell the Truth? I used to watch that show every afternoon. For you youngsters in attendance, the program consisted of three contestants pretending to be the…

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USPS OIG: Mobile Delivery Device Deployment and Functionality

Background Mobile Delivery Devices (MDD) are new handheld scanners that allow U.S. Postal Service letter carriers to track package delivery in real-time.  Package visibility is essential for the Postal Service to be competitive and also to support package growth. MDDs replace the Intelligent Mail Device (IMD) and clamshell cell phones that letter carriers currently use…

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USPS OIG: Software Inventory Management – Greater Boston District

Background Software management provides processes for managing inventories, license agreements, and monitoring software assets. Effective software management allows organizations to maintain an accurate software inventory to improve accountability, security, and compliance. Reliable software inventories are necessary to effectively test, evaluate, monitor, and manage information system controls. The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General’s Information…

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Video: The June/July edition of “Labor Talk” * TEASE *

Featuring NH Visibility Rally against Koch Bros Shill, Wisconsin Governor/Newly announced Presidential candidate Scott Walker Full Edition coming soon….. Source: LABOR TALK – Facebook Page

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