USPS: Hawaii welcomes new VPOs – Honolulu District adds six Village Post Offices

Six Village Post Offices (VPOs) recently opened on three different islands across Hawaii. The new VPOs, a pair each on Maui, Oahu and Hawaii Island, bring Honolulu District to a total of seven VPOs. Keoki Torres, owner of KT’s Auto Repair and VPO in Hawaii Kai, Oahu, said opening the VPO has generated positive awareness…

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2014 APWU National Convention Summary by Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local

“This is a summary of e mails I received related to the convention. I personally would like to thank Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local / APWU, for all the work he did. This is unofficial but provides a lot of information for our members.” via Bobby Donelson, President Retiree Chapter Southwest Coastal…

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Door Slamming on Home Mail Delivery?

In the neighborhoods of tomorrow, door-to-door mail delivery will be a thing of the past. If U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) gets his way, door-to-door delivery will be gone within a decade for 15 million addresses. Issa estimates $2 billion in savings from the bill approved on Wednesday by the House Committee on Oversight and…

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Post office changes reach Canterbury, where tiny office a part of town fabric

The Canterbury Post Office is located in a white clapboard building, where it rents space from the town’s country store. A blue mailbox with the U.S. Postal Service logo and a small painted sign hanging from the awning are the only indications it is there. On a recent Thursday morning, only a few residents came…

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The right way to do what’s right: Labor Manual outlines whistleblower protection

From the USPS News Link Archives | April 13, 2006 (with links updated) You hear about “whistleblowers” almost every day in the news — employees who do the right thing ethically by disclosing wrongdoing in an organization. The Postal Service protects you from retaliation for protected disclosures. These could include allegations of violations of law,…

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Letter: There’s hope for the U.S. Postal Service

(July 26, 2014) Two years ago, conventional wisdom in Washington, D.C., was still mostly that the United States Postal Service was doomed. People knew the Internet was killing the USPS. Period. End of story. Letter carriers, through the National Association of Letter Carriers, have battled this conventional wisdom in our media and via lobbying activities….

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