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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Central Florida has 7 MM and 5 Custodian positions on eReassign

Any current maintenance craft employee who has an interest in coming to Central Florida, the Mid FL P&DC has 7 MM positions available as well as 5 Custodian positions available. The positions were posted this morning. YOU ONLY HAVE A FEW DAYS TO SUBMIT YOUR eReassign REQUEST, before they go to the in service register….

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USPS OIG: Property Condition Review Capping Report

Background The post office lobby is the principal business office of the U.S. Postal Service. There are over 30,000 leased and owned Postal Service retail facilities nationwide. For most customers, the lobby is their only close-up view of Postal Service operations; therefore, its appearance directly affects the Postal Service’s public image. The Postal Service must…

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USPS: Maintenance Technical Support Center team keeps busy

May 24, 2022 The Postal Service relies on an array of sorting machines, scanners, robotics and other technology that operate around the clock to process a staggering 425 million pieces of mail a day. Keeping those machines running is a 24-hours-a-day job, according to Billy Franks, field support and equipment implementation/optimization manager for the Maintenance…

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DOJ: USPS Engineer Pleads Guilty to Taking Illegal Gratuities from Postal Service Contractor

May 4, 2022 DETROIT – Thomas Berlucchi, a Facilities Engineer for the United States Postal Service (USPS), pleaded guilty today to accepting over $6,500 in illegal gratuities from a USPS contractor announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison. Ison was joined in the announcement by Kenneth Cleevely, Special Agent in Charge of the Contract Fraud…

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US DOL investigation of amputation injury finds serious, repeat violations at Greensboro USPS facility

News Release – March 11, 2022 US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION OF AMPUTATION INJURY FINDS SERIOUS, REPEAT VIOLATIONS AT GREENSBORO US POSTAL SERVICE FACILITY Removed machine safety guard leads to serious, life-altering injury GREENSBORO, NC – An employee working as a mechanic at the U.S. Postal Service’s distribution center in Greensboro suffered a life-changing injury…

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Maintenance In-service Open Season (April 1-30, 2022)

The 2021-2024 National Agreement between the United States Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, amends the maintenance in-service examination process, to include that on an annual basis from March 1-31 career employees may submit a written request to be tested for maintenance craft eligibility ratings for all occupational groups (excluding NST ET-11). Due…

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USPS OIG Report: Ventilation and Filtration in Postal Service Facilities

Background The U.S. Postal Service owns over 8,400 facilities where it provides services, which includes maintaining proper ventilation and filtration in these facilities to ensure they are clean and safe. Ventilation and filtration are often provided by heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems in a facility. Industry standards recommend minimum ventilation rates and inspection and…

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