APWU: National Day of Action Photos Posted Online

Web News Article #: 215-2014 11/21/2014 –  Photos from the Nov.14 National Day of Action have been uploaded to the union’s Flickr account where members can view them. The photos are tagged by state. They can also be seen on the union’s Facebook page. via National Day of Action Photos Posted Online | APWU.

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USPS: ‘We got this’ – Western New York District braves ‘Snow-vember Storm’

The storm that dumped more than 7 feet of snow on parts of the greater Buffalo, NY, area last week caused major disruptions to everything, including mail service. “We did what we do best in Western New York and what we do best as postal employees — took care of our people, moved mail where…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Efficiency of the San Francisco, CA Processing and Distribution Center (video)

Audit Report – 11/19/2014 Background The San Francisco Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) is a mail processing plant in the U.S. Postal Service’s Pacific Area. This facility processes inbound/outbound mail for the city of San Francisco and associate offices in the surrounding area. In fiscal year (FY) 2013, it processed about 1.41 billion mailpieces, a…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Professional Services Contract Rates

Monday, November 10, 2014 (sections redacted by OIG) Background The Commercial Products and Services Portfolio is one of five purchasing areas within the U.S. Postal Service’s Supply Management organization. It manages contracts for professional services, including financial, accounting, and consulting services. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is the federal government’s purchasing agent. It administers…

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USPS: Open for business – New center will bring together USPS, entrepreneurs

The Postal Service has opened a center in Philadelphia where local entrepreneurs can learn how to use the mail to grow their businesses. The Business Solutions Center will showcase the latest postal technology and educate commercial mailers and others about the benefits of using business mail. The center, located at the Philadelphia P&DC, is the…

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Timeline: How the Postal Service Data Breach Went Down

U.S. Postal Service officials are revealing more about the cyber intrusion at the agency that exposed the personal data of about 800,000 USPS employees. Testifying before Congress Wednesday, Randy Miskanic, incident commander on the case and the USPS secure digital solutions vice president, laid out a nearly day-by-day timeline of the incident — from the…

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APWU President Dimondstein Joins Board of Civil Rights Museum

Web News Article #: 212-2014 11/20/2014 – APWU President Mark Dimondstein was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) in his adopted home town of Greensboro, NC, on Sept. 15. Dimondstein’s support for the ICRCM extends back to his days as president of the Greensboro Local 711….

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