USPS OIG FY 2020 Congressional Budget Justification

The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget provides funding of $250 million to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) for on-going operational expenses. This document presents perspective and context for our budget needs and planned areas of focus for FY 2020 and highlights prior year accomplishments and activities. Source: USPS Office of…

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PRC Directs Postal Service to Address a Number of Outstanding Compliance Issues

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued its Annual Compliance Determination (ACD) assessing the pricing and service performance standards of the U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) in fiscal year 2018. This ACD marks the 11th Compliance Determination issued since the enactment of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006. The following…

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APWU Launches New TV Ad – “We Deliver Almost Anything”

04/12/2019 – The APWU continues our offensive against the White House proposals to sell the Postal Service to private corporations. The lighthearted video makes a crucial point – of all the many things the Postal Service will accept from the public, tax dollars are not one of them. The video advertisement release is in coordination…

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UPU conference to examine postal remuneration systems

The Universal Postal Union’s Council of Administration, a decision-making body of the UN specialized agency, will hold a conference on 9th April titled, “UPU Remuneration Systems—New Frontiers for an old World.” Held at the UPU’s Berne headquarters, the conference brings together representatives of the UPU’s member countries, postal operators, industry experts and other interested parties…

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NARFE: Bills introduced to ensure federal healthcare coverage during shutdowns

Two bills introduced by a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers would ensure federal employees and their families have health coverage during the government shutdown. The first is the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act, H.R. 2003 and S. 971, which would guarantee federal employees providing certain services under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program, such…

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PMG addresses customer service, other topics in “Business Focus” video

The importance of delivering excellent customer service is discussed by Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan in her latest “Business Focus” video. “We’re a service organization, and to attract and retain customers and generate profitable revenue, we need to continue to improve the customer experience,” she says. Brennan encourages employees to deliver excellent experiences wherever they…

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Join Us on April 15 for the APWU’s Tax Day of Action!

03/29/2019 – On Apr. 15, postal workers are letting the public know that the Postal Service operates with NO tax dollars. Contact your local or state officers to find out how you can participate! If there isn’t a Tax Day event in your area, do a digital action by sharing a social media post by…

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Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

03/29/2019 – The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that calls for the elimination of union negotiated collective bargaining rights over…

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