Dozens of Remote Alaska post offices face reduced hours

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Dozens of Alaska Post Offices are potentially facing reduced hours of operation after Jan. 1, 2015. According to the U.S. Postal Service, some of those post offices would be limited to two hours of operation a day. The USPS said it began a plan to close the offices after it noticed a…

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USPS Virtual (online) Career Fair Wednesday, November 19, 2014 – 1PM to 4PM EST

OPPORTUNITIES Automotive Technician B2B Sales City Carrier Assistant Custodian Facilities Management Mail Handler Assistant Mail Processing Clerk (Holiday Season) PSE Tractor Trailer Operator PSE Laborer Custodial Rural Carrier Assistant Tractor Trailer Operator ***ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE*** LOCATIONS ***NATIONWIDE OPPORTUNITIES*** Atlanta, GA Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Connecticut – Statewide Dallas, TX Denver, CO Fort Worth, TX Greensboro,…

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USPS OIG White Paper: Guiding Principles for a New Universal Service Obligation

RARC-WP-15-001 – 11/17/2014 The U.S. Postal Service’s universal service obligation (USO), which establishes what mail services the Postal Service must provide, lacks a clear, comprehensive definition. The current USO is assumed to be a hodgepodge of various legal requirements and regulations that, in most cases, provide only broad guidance. For example, while public access to…

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APWU: Denied Entry to ‘Public’ Meeting, Postal Workers Stage Raucous Protest (slideshows/videos)

Hundreds Cheer Wildly at Announcement That PMG Donahoe is Stepping Down Web News Article #:  208-2014 11/14/2014 – Approximately 250 postal workers and supporters protested loudly in the lobby of Postal Service headquarters after they were denied entry to a “public” meeting of the Board of Governors’ on Nov. 14. But they cheered wildly when…

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U.S. Postal Service Reports Revenue Increase, $5.5 Billion Loss in Fiscal 2014

Shipping and Package Services Revenue Up 9.1 Percent January 2014 Price Increase and Shipping and Packages Growth Drives Operating Revenue up $569 Million Persistent Losses Reaffirm Need for Comprehensive Legislative Reform (November 14, 2014) WASHINGTON — Due to a cyber-security intrusion that the U.S. Postal Service announced on Nov. 10, management and external auditors are…

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USPS: PMG Donahoe to retire in February 2015, Board of Governors selects COO Brennan as next PMG

The Postal Service Board of Governors announced today that Postmaster General and CEO Pat Donahoe has decided to retire Feb. 1, 2015, after 39 years with USPS. The board also announced the appointment of Megan Brennan, currently chief operating officer, as the next PMG. At a public board meeting, Chairman Mickey D. Barnett called Donahoe…

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Photos: Postal Workers Rally at USPS HQ on National Day Of Action – Nov. 14

Click Here for FLICKR Photos: Workers Rally at Postal HQ as Postmaster General Donahoe Resigns (via Brother Joe Piette, NALC Retiree) Postal Headquarters officials kept an overflow crowd in the lobby as beleaguered Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe finally resigned on Nov 14. Chanting for over an hour, the boisterous crowd eventually held a rally outside,…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Contract Postal Units

Audit Report – DR-AR-15-001 – 11/13/2014 Background A Contract Postal Unit (CPU) is a Postal Service retail unit located inside a private business and operated by nonpostal employees. CPU suppliers operate under either a firm-fixed price or performance-based contract to provide a range of retail products and postal services. Management prepares revenue forecast and cost…

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