Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) As part of the new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, you may be eligible to participate in the PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Medicare Part B. The PSHB SEP applies to certain Postal Service annuitants and family members who were entitled to Medicare Part A, but not enrolled…

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APWU: Updated Mail Processing Facility Review (MPFR) spreadsheet

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Subject: Updated MPFR spreadsheet Family, You are welcome to share. Attached is the most recent MPFR spreadsheet. We added a new columns that include the date, time, and location of the public meetings. The other updates is the Iron Mountain postponement. Thank-you, Charlie Cash Industrial Relations…

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APWU: 16 Sortation and Delivery Centers (S&DCs) starting up on September 7, 2024

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Subject: September 7, 2024 Sortation & Delivery Centers (S&DC) Union Family, Yesterday while I was traveling, we received official notice on the start up of 16 Sortation and Delivery Centers (S&DCs). The following locations will have S&DCs starting up on September 7, 2024. You may already…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service’s Inventory Controls Over Law Enforcement Surveillance Equipment

Background The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers. Postal inspectors are law enforcement agents who are assigned accountable property, such as surveillance equipment, for investigative purposes. Surveillance equipment is an electronic or mechanical device used to capture communications, visual…

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USPS reports first-quarter financial results – Operating revenue grew to $21.6 billion

February 8, 2024 The Postal Service has announced its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2024 (Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2023). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total operating revenue was $21.6 billion, an increase of 0.5 percent compared with the same quarter one year earlier. Shipping and packages revenue increased 2.7 percent, and First-Class…

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USPS Sets Broad Goals to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

New, sweeping sustainability targets aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, grow the circular economy and increase environmental awareness across the organization By 2030, the Postal Service seeks to reduce emissions from fuel and electricity by 40 percent and reduce emissions from services purchased by 20 percent Today’s announcement comes as USPS readies to deploy first…

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