Staples says probing possible payment card data breach

(Reuters) – Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack. “Staples is in the process of investigating a potential issue involving credit card data and has contacted law enforcement,” company…

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AUDIO: Postal employees hope public pressure delays or blocks USPS plans to move Roanoke processing to Greensboro

October 21st, 2014 | Written by: Evan Jones Roanoke area postal employees hope public pressure will forestall or block Postal Service plans to close Roanoke’s mail processing center next year, a move that would lengthen delivery times for most of the mail you send. The Postal Service says it is one part of nationwide cutbacks…

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Is the NRLCA a labor union or a secret Government organization?

If you have not seen it by now, the NRLCA website now has a new “Terms of Use” document that one must agree to before they can log in. It is not that I did not expect it. I have been told that it was a big issue at the National Convention this year. In…

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KA–POW! APWU Oakland Local Strikes Back At Abusive Supervisor

News Brief – October 20, 2014 [PDF] The Oakland Local took the unusual step of launching an office-wide petition against Tour 1 Supervisor Preet Singh. The petition, which has more than 100 signatures, details years of a variety of unacceptable conduct. It was sent to PMG Donahoe and forwarded to the Bay-Valley District Manager, Congresswoman…

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Village Post Office coming to New Beaver, PA

(October 20, 2014) NEW BEAVER — The U.S. Postal Service is opening a Village Post Office at Ferrante Upholstering, 3384 Route 18, in New Beaver. An open house will take place beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday.  In June 2015, the Village Post Office will be in the Wampum Village Market, next to Ferrante Upholstering. Nita…

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Sold American: An inventory of USPS disposed properties, 2009-2014

The Postal Service has sold over 500 properties over the past five years, but it hasn’t released much information about the disposals. A few weeks ago, however, the Postal Service finally updated its Owned Facilities report, so it’s now possible to learn more about which properties have been sold off. The overall scope of the…

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South Bronx Residents Not Sold on Plans for Historic Post Office

(October 19, 2014) On 149th street in the Bronx, students wearing Beats headphones wait for the bus, mothers trickle out of fast food restaurants; food in one hand, strollers in the other, and at the T-Mobile store on the corner customers flock to buy the latest smartphone. But across the street, the historic Bronx General…

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USPS Proposing Relocation Of Marina Del Rey Branch Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is proposing the relocation of Marina Del Rey Branch Post Office, 4766 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey CA 90292, to a new location that has not yet been determined. The Marina Del Rey Branch is a leased facility and USPS has been notified that the lease will not be renewed….

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