Chaffetz succeeds Issa on House Oversight Committee

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday won a competitive four-way race to become the House Oversight Committee chairman in the new Congress starting in January. Chaffetz and Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), Mike Turner (R-Ohio) and John Mica (R-Fla.) vied to succeed current Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who is term-limited, for the high-profile gavel. All…

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USPS: Holiday Sunday deliveries start this weekend

The Postal Service will deliver packages on Sundays during the holiday season, starting this weekend. USPS shifted this week to a 7-day delivery schedule in more than 100 cities and high-volume areas, including New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and St. Louis. PMG Pat Donahoe announced the holiday schedule Nov. 6. The Postal…

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EEOC Press Release: FY 2014 Performance Report Issued

Agency Continues to Maintain Progress in Meeting Strategic Enforcement Goals Despite Sequestration and Government Shutdown WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) continued to make progress toward accomplishing its goals and fulfilling its mission during fiscal year (FY) 2014, which ended Sept. 30.  Because of the lingering effects of sequestration and the government…

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Examining Data Security at the United States Postal Service | Committee on Oversight & Government Reform

Summary by PostCom.org: House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, US Postal Service and Census Examining Data Security at the United States Postal Service 2154 Rayburn House Office Building November 19, 2014 The Honorable Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Chairman, Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, US Postal Service, and Census A substantial number of mail covers were made available to…

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USPS: Moving forward – PMG Donahoe, COO Brennan address employees in new video

(November 18, 2014) For the first time in several years, the Postal Service has money to invest in its future, PMG Pat Donahoe says in his latest video message to employees. Donahoe announced last week he will retire Feb. 1, 2015. With USPS closing the fiscal year with a $2 billion increase in revenue and…

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APWU: Settlement Addresses Grievance Numbering Problem

Web News Article #: 211-2014 11/18/2014 – The APWU and USPS reached an agreement in August to address a problem associated with grievance processing, Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. “After hearing countless horror stories of management denying grievances or refusing to discuss them because cases had no grievance number, I began…

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APWU: Stevenson, Pagaduan Appointed to NBA Vacancies

Web News Article #: 210-2014 11/18/2014 – Two new national officers were appointed recently to fill vacant National Business Agent positions: James Stevenson was appointed Clerk Craft National Business Agent “C” for the Chicago Region, effective Oct. 13, and Rufina J. Pagaduan was appointed All-Craft National Business Agent for the Pacific Area, effective Nov. 15….

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Video: Norfolk postal workers fight to keep their jobs local

(November 18, 2014) NORFOLK — Around 25 Hampton Roads postal workers gathered inside a Norfolk church Monday night to discuss how to save nearly 500 jobs. The workers are trying to come up with ways to keep the Norfolk Mail Processing Plant open. Plans are in the work to move the mail processing plant to…

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