USPS: Mayflower stamp to be released Sept. 17

The Postal Service will release its Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor stamp on Thursday, Sept. 17. The Forever stamp, which USPS announced last year, commemorates the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival off the coast of Plymouth, MA. The ship, which completed its perilous voyage on Dec. 16, 1620, carried 102 English passengers who became known…

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USPS to hire part-time, entry-level carriers in Memphis

Daily Memphian Staff – September 4, 2020 The U.S. Postal Service is in hiring mode in Memphis, seeking to fill part-time, entry-level openings for mail carriers. The hiring comes as the USPS takes heat for mail delays and scrutiny about its role in delivering what is expected to be a record amount of mailed-in ballots…

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USPS to hire 1000 employees in Central Florida

By Jon Jankowski – September 4, 2020 ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – The Postal Service in Central Florida is set to hire 1,000 employees in Central Florida. USPS said successful applicants will work at one of seven mail processing and distribution centers from Nov. 7 through Jan. 1. The openings include: Mail Processing Clerk pays $18.15…

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USPS: National Suicide Prevention Week – September 6-12

The Postal Service’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is highlighting National Suicide Prevention Week, which is Sept. 6-12. The week calls attention to the importance of mental health care, early intervention, proper diagnosing and regular treatment to prevent suicides. The EAP website has several resources, including a video on suicide prevention and a downloadable book, “Suicide…

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USPS: Tips to keep workplaces secure

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 vehicles and trailers….

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USPS releases new TV commercial highlighting employees, service

September 3, 2020 USPS has released a television commercial that celebrates the organization’s employees and their commitment to serving customers during the coronavirus pandemic. The 30-second spot — “Certainty II,” a follow-up to a commercial that debuted in the spring — shows real-life employees working to make deliveries happen. “We live in uncertain times,” the…

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APWU: New MOUs on Annual Leave Carryover and Exchange

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Date: 9/3/20 To: APWU Officers Subject: New MOUs on Annual Leave Carryover and Exchange Please see the attached MOUs regarding maximum Annual Leave carryover and Annual Leave Exchange negotiated by President Dimondstein and Doug Tulino. MOUs are attached for all units (APWU, IT/AS, and NPPN). Please Disseminate Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations…

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Postmaster General to Meet with Election Committee of Secretaries of State

September 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — As part of the ongoing preparation for the election in November, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy will participate in a follow-up meeting with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Election Committee on Thursday, Sept. 17. This meeting follows an Aug. 26 conference call with NASS President and New…

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