USPS: Employees should follow rules while on-the-clock

September 10, 2021 The Postal Service wants to remind employees of the rules related to misuse of time, including what your obligations are while on duty. Federal regulations require USPS employees to use their on-the-clock time in an honest effort to perform their official duties. Generally, personal activities should not be conducted during duty hours….

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APWU: Vaccination Mandates by President Biden

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, September 10, 2021 9:58 AM Subject: Vaccination Mandates by President Biden On September 9, 2021, the White House released two Executive Orders on vaccinations for COVID-19. The Executive Orders on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees and on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors do…

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DOJ: Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Robbing U.S. Postal Workers

DOJ News Release – September 8, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that James Chandler, 55, of Philadelphia, PA entered a plea of guilty before United States District Court Judge R. Barclay Surrick to two counts of robbery of a postal employee and one count of kidnapping. In February 2021,…

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USPS OIG Report: Service Performance – First‑Class Single Piece Letter Mail

Objective Our objective was to evaluate service performance for First‑Class Single Piece (FCSP) letter mail nationally and in 17 selected districts. This report responds to a congressional request regarding concerns of low service performance in these districts in the last month leading up to the November 2020 general election. The OIG addressed issues on election…

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September is National Preparedness Month – Is your postal facility secure?

September 8, 2021 During National Preparedness Month in September, the Postal Service is reminding employees and contractors to help keep USPS workplaces safe and secure. Employees should always secure entry points when not in use, wear their postal photo ID badge and watch for individuals not wearing badges. To further protect workspaces: Secure unattended USPS…

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USPS Now Hiring Seasonal Employees Nationwide for 2021 Holiday Season

September 8, 2021 USPS seeking great people to deliver for local communities and our nation during the busiest time of the year for mail and package deliveries Job seekers can find and apply for thousands of open seasonal positions by visiting www.usps com/hiring. Search for a position in your state and join our team Seasonal…

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PMG visits Dallas: DeJoy touts hiring efforts, strategic investments

September 8, 2021 Postmaster General Louis DeJoy met and heard from USPS employees and stakeholders in Dallas as he promoted hiring efforts and investments that are key to preparations for the 2021 holiday season, the organization’s busiest period for mail and package deliveries. DeJoy’s visit included an address to the National Association of Postal Supervisors…

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USPS: Postcard rate now includes larger size

September 7, 2021 Mailers spoke, USPS listened. On July 28, the Postal Regulatory Commission approved an increase in the maximum size limit for postcards that fall under the Commercial Presorted or Automation First-Class Mail postage rate. The new limit took effect Aug. 29. The move is a response to business mailers who sought more room…

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