USPS: Employees reminded about Hatch Act rules

Now that Election Day has passed, the Postal Service is providing employees an update on the rules surrounding political activities under the Hatch Act. Under the law, political activities are defined as those directed toward the success or failure of a political party, partisan political group or candidate for partisan political office. Since the election…

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Video explains USPS Operation Santa

A new video shows how customers can participate in USPS Operation Santa. The program allows Postal Service employees, customers and organizations to “adopt” letters to Santa Claus and fulfill holiday wish lists from children and others who are less fortunate. The one-minute animated video is hosted by Holly, the program’s “spokeself.” She offers instructions for…

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Postal Reform: Let your Representatives hear from you

I would like to suggest that every member write their member of Congress and President-elect Biden a letter asking them to get Congress to sink some money into the USPS. I know some of you didn’t vote for Biden but business is business. You may not like Biden but most of you like your job….

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – December 11, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: 2020 – What a Year! Plans for 2021 Pittsburgh Retiree Record – December 11, 2020 2020 Union Families Christmas Project

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NALC: Reading and understanding your pay stub

It’s important to understand the information on your pay stub so that you can ensure that you’re getting paid properly. Whether you get a paper check or payment by direct deposit, you receive a pay stub every pay period that explains what you’ve earned as well as any deductions from your pay. This article will…

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USPS Eastern Area: All crafts on withholding for Excessing of Maintenance Employees

The Eastern Area has placed a withholding on all crafts for Excessing of Maintenance Employees from the Philadelphia and Norristown TriCounty Pennsylvania offices. USPS Notification – Philadelphia P&DC “Eastern Area is implementing the withholding provisions of Article 12.5 (B)(2) for all full-time regular Level 10 and below Maintenance Craft positions, all Level 7 and below…

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USPS hiring 100 city carrier assistant positions in Kentuckiana

(11/26/2020) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The United States Postal Service wants to fill more than 100 open positions in Kentuckiana. The company said Wednesday that it is actively seeking applications for over 100 city carrier assistant positions in Louisville and southern Indiana post offices. According to the USPS, the pay is $17.29 hourly with health benefits,…

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USPS: Stay vigilant as pandemic infections rise

The Postal Service urges employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing procedures as coronavirus infections continue to spike across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, face coverings and social distancing of at least 6 feet from others help reduce the spread of the virus, which is transmitted…

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