USPS: ASM Revision – Emergency Lines of Succession

Effective December 17, 2020, the Postal Service™ is revising the Administrative Support Manual (ASM), section 286.1, to update the emergency lines of succession in the event the Postmaster General is incapacitated from an enemy attack or other national emergency. Administrative Support Manual (ASM) 2 Audits and Investigations 28 Emergency Preparedness 286 Emergency Lines of Succession…

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EPI Economist: The war against the Postal Service

The Postal Service is foundational for our economy and democracy: The Biden administration and Congress must protect and strengthen it – Postal services should be expanded for the public good, not diminished by special interests By Monique Morrissey – December 16, 2020 As millions of people rely on the United States Postal Service (USPS) this…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Katy Carrier Annex 

Background The Katy Carrier Annex is in the Houston District of the Southern Area. The unit has 48 city routes, 32 rural routes, and seven contract routes delivered by 62 city carriers, 49 rural carriers, and seven contract carriers. We chose the Katy Carrier Annex based on the number of stop-the-clock (STC) scans occurring at…

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NPMHU: USPS delivers Mandatory Stand-Up Talk re: Face covering and mask update

NPMHU News – December 16, 2020 According to the Postal Service, the requirement for employees to use face coverings or masks continues when social distancing of six (6) feet cannot be maintained in public, or in public-facing settings when required by state or local orders or directives. Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Postal Service…

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Tallahassee Man Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Assaulting Mail Carrier

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Darius Lee Allen, 26, of Tallahassee, Florida, was sentenced yesterday to 24 months’ imprisonment for assaulting a United States Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier with a firearm. Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence. As part of his official duties, a USPS mail carrier was…

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USPS OIG Report: Delivery and Customer Service Operations – New Hampshire

Objective: We conducted this audit in response to a January 27, 2020 congressional request from Senator Margaret Hassan, who raised concerns regarding complaints at multiple Postal Service facilities in New Hampshire. Our objective was to evaluate mail delivery and customer service operations at selected locations. The Postal Service has an obligation to provide services to…

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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Bernardi to USPS BOG

December 14, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration: Roy A. Bernardi, of New York, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service. Roy A. Bernardi is currently a managing partner of The Bernardi Group, LLC, where he offers…

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USPS 714 Data Entry test different from sample test

A fellow coworker of mine bid a job requiring the 714 data entry low standard be passed. She was mailed a sample test with instructions. The instructions stated the the test was an alphanumeric test similar to the sample test she was sent. It basically had columns of a word or two and numbers listed…

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