USPS OIG Audit Project: Can the Fleet Credit Card Program be Better Managed?

April 1, 2015 The Postal Service uses over 180,000 vehicles for delivery operations. Most of these vehicles are fueled regularly by a carrier during the day while on his or her assigned delivery route. Each vehicle has a fleet credit card the carrier uses to pay at the gas station. Fleet credit cards are managed…

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APWU: RMSS Implementation Case Settled for $2 Million

In resolution of this matter, the parties are in agreement that: 1) Employees entitled to remedy are those Maintenance Craft employees who had their eligible MSS (RMSS) rating changed to ineligible on or about August of 2009.  These 671 employees shall each receive a lump sum payment of $2,950 less applicable deductions.  Such payments to…

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Video: Congressman Steve King experiences a day in the life of a mail carrier

By Sarah Danik – March 31, 2015 MASON CITY, Iowa – It’s a sight you don’t see every day. U.S. Representative Steve King, is getting an inside look at the Mason City Post Office, and he’s joining in on the route as well. He was invited by Herb Copley, who is a letter carrier and…

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Postal Bulletin: Go Green — Celebrate Earth Day by Recycling eWaste

Earth Day 2015 is a good time to re-emphasize our corporate-wide commitment to the reduction of electronic waste (eWaste) and refresh our national campaign to increase awareness of eWaste recycling among Postal Service™ employees and federal agencies. In this issue of the Postal Bulletin, we feature a wide range of articles and tips on recycling…

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ELM Revision: Recognition and Awards – Effective April 2, 2015

Effective April 2, 2015, the Postal Service™ is revising the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) subchap­ter 490 to update information relevant to awards for noncareer employees. Revisions have also been made to clarify the reporting of awards for both Contest and Safety awards. * * * * * Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM)…

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Court issues decision on 20-year-old lawsuit filed by letter carrier David Noble against NALC and 12 former national officers

March 31, 2015 On March 27, 2015, the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, issued a 52-page decision in the 20-year-old lawsuit filed by letter carrier David Noble against the NALC and 12 former national officers, including President Emeritus William H. Young and the late President Emeritus Vincent R. Sombrotto. The District Court dismissed the…

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