Officials address postal theft problem after surge in cluster mailbox burglary reports

Mail theft continues to be a problem for neighborhoods with cluster mailboxes all over the region. After a surge of Folsom cluster mailbox burglary reports in December, other neighborhoods in the city have faced similar issues. According to Lisa Miller-Hobbs, a 20-year Folsom resident, the cluster mail boxes located on Stockman Circle were broken into…

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US Postal Service is selling its huge distribution center in Pembroke Pines, FL

By Brian Ballou – February 17, 2015 The cavernous U.S. Postal Service distribution center here buzzed with activity for nearly two decades. Then the the Internet choked off business and the operation moved two years ago to Miami-Dade County as part of a nationwide cost-cutting effort. Now the 345,377 square-foot facility, more than double the…

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Postal Groups’ New Lethal Weapon? Danny Glover

By Eric Katz – February 17, 2015 Labor unions and other stakeholder groups have long fought to preserve the U.S. Postal Service. While their efforts have failed to prevent reduced hours, network consolidations and workforce cuts, they remain determined to rally against modernization initiatives they say would permanently debilitate the institution. Now, in addition to…

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APWU: What is a Contract Action Team?

Web News Article #: 027-2015 – 02/17/2015 02/17/2015 – The American Postal Workers Union has embarked on a campaign to involve union members in the fight for a good contract. This means sharing information on the work floor and winning community support for the struggle to secure better service and good jobs. Contract Action Teams…

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APWU: Postal Workers and USPS to Open Negotiations Thurs. Feb. 19 at Pivotal Time for the Postal Service

In a First, Union to Put Issues Such as Postal Banking, Expanded Hours and Additional Customer Services on the Bargaining Table, Along with Wages and Benefits Actor-Activist Danny Glover and APWU Pres. Mark Dimondstein to speak at Kickoff News Conference For Immediate Release – 02/17/2015 WASHINGTON – Contract talks between the American Postal Workers Union…

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USPS Employee Search (salary database) updated as of January 2015

Click Here for 2015 US Postal Service Employees Search Enter a name or select a location to begin your search. Not all fields need to be filled out. If you enter a zip code, there is no need to select a state. Results show details as of January 2015. Salaries show base pay or hourly…

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A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

By  Bill Brickley – February 17, 2015 “Though the Postal Service is in the midst of an economic turnaround many in Congress envision the Postal Service as a sort of pinata to be broken apart so the corporate sector can further enrich themselves. They disregard three straight years of an operational profit and ignore the…

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