Postal Retirement Q&A June 2014

Good Day Postal Employees!! Several months ago, (and quite frankly for the last year) I’ve been harping on reviewing your eOPF’s. Serious situations caused by improper filing of forms, and generally what is and IS NOT contained in your eOPF, was based on this case. I explained a month or so ago, that the case…

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USPS OIG: Officer Compensation for Calendar Year 2013

Audit Report – FT- AR-14-011 – 05/28/2014 BACKGROUND: The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 (Postal Act of 2006) amended 39 U.S.C and revised the cap on total compensation payable to U.S. Postal Service employees. As a result of this revision, the Postal Service could not pay an employee more than $199,700 for calendar…

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APWU: Today! National Strike Day and Action on Inequality Against Walmart

Web News Article #: 112-14 June 4, 2014 – Fighting for Walmart workers’ rights, the Organization United for Respect at Walmart (OUR Walmart) has called for a national week of action June 2 through June 7 to coincide with the retail giant’s annual shareholder meeting in Bentonville, AR. Workers are demanding fair and livable wages,…

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Cedar Creek postmaster scoops up success

Andy Jackson dispenses scoops of chocolate, vanilla and butter pecan ice cream along with stamps and mailing envelopes. The sign outside the store on Cedar Creek Road sums up the business nicely: “U.S. Post Office Hand-Made Ice Cream.” Of course, that makes no mention of the knickknacks that Jackson also sells. Jackson, 57, has owned…

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USPS: “No APWU positions have been impacted by this pilot program.”

Before USPS decides to censor their Twitter feed again (yes, they have done this before), I thought I’d copy and post a recent “tweeting” exchange in which USPS’s official Twitter account makes the claim they have not impacted any APWU positions. via https://twitter.com/USPS

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I Cannot Believe What Shira Goodman (Pres. of Staples) Said About The Dedicated USPS Employees

Shira Goodman, North American Commercial President for Staples  couldn’t hide her contempt for Postal Workers when she spoke to hundreds of Staples employees in her first ever Town Hall style meeting. Ms Goodman chastised Postal Workers with several disparaging remarks including: “It must be nice to have a job for life” then adding “those days…

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Freehold Township, NJ has been having major mail delivery issues

Freehold Township resident Nicholas Romano doesn’t have much faith in the U.S. Postal Service these days. First, a postal worker tossed a package to his front door two days before Christmas, a move caught by a video camera pointed in front of his home. Then two months worth of mail, which was supposed to be…

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USPS: VIP VPO – Lottery ticket puts store in the news

A Village Post Office (VPO) in Cottonwood, CA, made news last week when it sold a winning lottery ticket worth $1.3 million. Gas Point Market, which became a VPO last year, sold the $2 scratch-off ticket May 27. The winner came forward the next day, placing the store in the news. Its postal sign and…

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