Non-Postal Labor Union Coalition asks PRC for unredacted copy of USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.”

August 5, 2022 To investigate claims USPS is giving undue preference to Amazon packages, a coalition of nonpostal labor unions asked the Postal Regulatory Commission for an unredacted copy of the USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.” Joint Statement of USPS and SOC – 8/5/2022 USPS-Amazon REDACTED Shipping Services Contract – 12/29/2020 Source: Save the…

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APWU: Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220274 Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers We just received the following notification to APWU President Mark Dimondstein and are in the process of making a Request for Informations based on the subject matter. Director of Industrial Relation,…

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USPS: Employees can’t get paid for speaking, writing or teaching

August 1, 2022 The Postal Service is reminding employees that there are rules that govern speaking, writing or teaching about the organization or their official duties. It is important for the Postal Service to present a single, united message to the public. While employed at USPS, employees are prohibited from: • Profiting off postal information…

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Reinvigorating USPS: PMG discusses strategies, progress at event

 July 28, 2022 Postmaster General Louis DeJoy participated in an event this week in Washington, DC, to discuss the reinvigoration and transformation of the Postal Service. DeJoy focused on the organization’s progress under the Delivering for America plan, including ongoing improvements to the USPS processing network and transportation strategies. He also highlighted efforts to…

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Postal Service Modernization Enables Expanded Electric Vehicle Opportunity

July 20, 2022 The Postal Service announces change of scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for its Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDVs) to further reflect network refinements, route optimization, and financial improvements that will support a shortened delivery vehicle procurement strategy interval Under the adjusted scope, at least 50 percent of newly ordered…

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USPS: New prices, classifications take effect July 10

July 8, 2022 Additional price and classification changes — as well as a Priority Mail enhancement and a new method of determining zone assignments — are slated to take effect July 10. Here’s an overview: • Price changes: As the Postal Service has previously announced, the price of a Forever stamp will increase from 58…

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