APWU: NH State Employees’ Association, National Nurses United Endorse ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ Campaign

Web News Article #: 115-14 June 12, 2014 – As APWU members spread the word about the ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ campaign to other labor organizations and friends, the result of their hard work is paying off. Two additional organizations have joined the movement against the privatization of USPS retail services since yesterday. NH State Employees’…

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USPS nixes proposed delivery mode change for local at-the-door customers

Cost-saving fixes for the United States Postal Service routinely spark hot debates – one still-developing measure on Capitol Hill had a short-lived run in Kilgore this week. In late May, the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the Secure Delivery for America Act of 2014 (HR 4670). Next headed for a…

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Cresco downtown business owners and USPS reach compromise on CBUs

CRESCO – On June 2nd the Cresco City Council met again and the CBUs were once more discussed, but this time with a resolution to the issue in sight. “I thought the we had a productive meeting,” said Cresco Bicycles co-owner Paul Lovell when asked by Mayor Bohle of the result of the committee meeting….

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Mail not being delivered to 300 Imperial apartment units (video)

(KMOV.com) – There are more than 300 units at the Lakewood Apartments in Imperial but none of the residents there have received mail deliveries in more than two weeks. Charles Hines’ 78-year old mother lives there and contacted News 4 after he was told it will be weeks or even months before mail deliveries resume….

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USPS: ASM revision – Personnel Security Clearances

Effective June 12, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising the Administrative Support Manual (ASM), part 272, Personnel Security Clearances, to incorporate changes related to National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) and Special Agency Check with Inquiries (SACIs) investigations, as follows: 272.23 is revised to delete any reference to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). NACI…

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USPS: Owning the market – PMG reports on package growth

Online shopping continues to grow, and so does the Postal Service’s opportunity to dominate the package industry, PMG Pat Donahoe says. In his latest message to employees, Donahoe reports that while single-piece First-Class Mail volumes are down 6.7 percent from last year, Standard Mail and packages are growing. Package volume has increased 8.8 percent this…

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