What You Should Know: ABC’s of the EEOC

Who We Are The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is an independent federal agency responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person’s: Race Color Religion Sex (including pregnancy) National origin Age (40 or older) Disability Genetic information It is also…

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USPS OIG Audit Project: What Do You Think of the New Package Sorter?

The Postal Service relies on the Automated Package Processing System (APPS) and Automated Parcel and Bundle Sorter (APBS) to sort packages. But it is testing five new Small Package Sorting Systems (SPSS) machines that could provide additional processing support for the growing package volume. We will evaluate whether the performance, functionality, and deployment of the…

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USPS job fair slated for April 29, Up to 8 RCA positions available at Ada, MI PO

April 21, 2015 ADA — The U.S. Postal Service will sponsor a free Postal Job Fair at the Ada Post Office, 131 E. 12th Ada, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Applicants should expect to spend approximately one hour to complete the application process. Hands-on assistance with the Postal Service’s online application…

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New Postal Service delivery fleet could include drones

The Postal Service has winnowed down the companies bidding to build the next generation of its delivery vehicles – and one of them is offering up an all-electric truck that doubles as a drone launcher. The agency released a list of pre-qualified sources for the contract April 14, which include Ford motor company, AM General…

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Why Letter Carriers Are Not an Endangered Species

Monday, April 20, 2015 “Mail carrier” was recently named as one of the 10 worst careers in the U.S., largely because of a supposedly bleak employment outlook. “Hiring of mail carriers has been on a steady decline with the proliferation of email and text messaging,” CareerCast said in ranking mail carrier #191 out of 200…

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Letter Carriers Continue A 23-Year Tradition Of Working To “STAMP OUT HUNGER”

1-in-7 Americans need food assistance including, 7 million seniors, over 1 million veterans, and 12 million children. The National Association of Letter Carriers continue to help feed those in our local communities who need assistance holding the nations largest annual one day food drive, on May 9th. On Saturday May 9th Letter Carriers will be…

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McSally told about Tucson postal consolidation’s negative impacts

(April 20, 2015) The Tucson postal processing facility’s consolidation will hurt Southern Arizona’s economy, image and people who are reliant on mail services, community members told U.S. Rep. Martha McSally. In a meeting hosted by Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres, McSally, city leadership and state representatives met with members of the community to discuss strategies…

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