USPS is providing city and rural carrier assistants with improved training

USPS is providing city and rural carrier assistants with improved training, part of a broader effort to strengthen workforce development. The organization has established city carrier assistant (CCA) and rural carrier assistant (RCA) academies in all seven areas. The weeklong academies offer classroom training, followed by on-the-job training. Topics covered range from scanning to safety…

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Postal Operations Manual Revision: Modes of Delivery

Effective December 8, 2016, the Postal Service™ is revising the Postal Operations Manual (POM) to revise the order of sections that cover modes of delivery. Postal Operations Manual (POM) * * * * * 6 Delivery Services * * * * * 63 Modes of Delivery, Mail Receptacles, and Keys 631 Modes of Delivery *…

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USPS OIG Report: Automated Vehicle Utilization System Mileage Use – Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service delivers almost 154.2 billion pieces of mail annually using one of the largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 214,933 Postal-owned vehicles. In fiscal year (FY) 2015, postal-owned delivery vehicles traveled over 1 billion miles nationwide, about 190 million miles more than initially estimated. Postal Service supervisors and managers…

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USPS, NRLCA sign new contract

Postal Service and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) leaders recently signed a new three-year labor contract that covers approximately 120,000 USPS employees represented by the union. The contract was signed by PMG Megan J. Brennan and NRLCA President Jeannette Dwyer at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC. It is the first negotiated agreement between the…

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Postal Bulletin Highlights Dog Bite Prevention Week

USPS marks the event each year by emphasizing the organization’s efforts to reduce dog attacks and bites, two of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems. The article includes prevention tips and communication materials that can be used to educate employees and the public. The April 28 Postal Bulletin also has stamp announcements and…

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Postal Service to hold job fair in Sioux City

April 26, 2016 The United States Postal Service will hold a three-day job fair starting this week in Sioux Falls. The job fairs will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Monday at the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation office, 811 E. 10th St. Job seekers will get individualized help…

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