Has USPS ever released your personal information without your permission?

Project Title: Controls over Dissemination of Personnel Information Start Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: October 2018 On August 28, 2018, the New York Times published an article reporting that the Postal Service released the full, unredacted federal security clearance application of former Postal Inspector Abigail Spanberger. The Postal Service released this…

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USPS BOG Elections held for chairman, vice chairman

Robert M. Duncan and David C. Williams have been elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the USPS Board of Governors. The elections occurred Sept. 13 during an open meeting of the board’s temporary emergency committee (TEC). Also, Williams was appointed chairman, and Duncan, vice chairman, of the TEC. Both Duncan and Williams were recently…

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UPMA: Congressional Resolution Opposing Postal Privatization Gains Steam

By Bob Levi – 09/12/18 Over the course of the past few weeks, the House of Representatives’ resolution that opposes White House efforts to privatize the U.S. Postal Service has gained momentum. Currently, H.Res. 993 commands the cosponsorship of 178 members of Congress. To determine if your Representative is a cosponsor please link to the Congress.gov….

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DOL Announces New Office of Compliance Initiatives

NASHVILLE, TN – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the U.S. Department of Labor’s new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) during a speech today at the Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association’s 2018 Safety+ National Symposium. Coordinated by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, this cross-agency effort complements the Department’s enforcement activities by…

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USPS: Board of Governors Nominees confirmed, other candidates announced

The U.S. Senate confirmed two nominations to the Postal Service Board of Governors, and President Trump announced his intent to nominate two other individuals to the board Aug. 28. The Senate confirmed Robert M. Duncan, a Kentucky resident, and David C. Williams, an Illinois resident. President Trump nominated Duncan and Williams last fall. On Aug….

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Presidential Proclamation: U.S. Flags at Half-Staff until Senator McCain’s interment

Statement from the President Issued on: August 27, 2018 Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain’s service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment. I have asked Vice President Mike…

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USPS: Employees reminded of electioneering rules

USPS wants employees to remember the following electioneering activities are prohibited on Postal Service property: Ballot boxes. These boxes should never be displayed or collected in Post Office retail lobbies or other locations. Non-USPS fliers, pamphlets and unauthorized literature. This includes partisan materials, such as the depositing, posting or displaying of materials that could be…

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APWU WR Coordinator Gonzalez: Sticky Fingers Want USPS [podcast]

August 1, 2018 In April of 2018 an Executive Order was written to evaluate whether our US Postal Service should be handed over to business abandoning the Constitutionally mandated public postal system, which pays for it self and it NOT supported by taxpayer dollars. In today’s interview Omar Gonzalez describes what’s at stake and asks…

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