Christmas Holiday 2019 – Facts for APWU members

2019 Christmas Holiday Facts By Bill Lewis, Trenton Metro Area Local #1020 The following Christmas Holiday facts are for APWU members and the information contained in the article is from the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement. I would like to share with everyone the questions and my responses to many questions relating to the upcoming Christmas…

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USPS ready for big shopping day – Cyber Monday

The Postal Service is ready again to deliver the holiday items that customers will purchase on Cyber Monday, one of the year’s biggest shopping days. Online purchases on the first Monday after Thanksgiving are expected to hit $9.4 billion in 2019, an 18.9 percent increase from last year, according to market researcher Adobe Digital Insights….

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USPS/NRLCA MOU Allowing Voluntary Peak Sunday Work for Regular Carriers

For the following Sundays, December 8, 17 and 22, 2019, regular rural carriers may volunteer to work on Sunday. Managers will ask for volunteer regular rural carriers who wish to work on these three Sundays. Volunteering to work on these identified Sundays does not provide a guarantee or entitlement to work on these days. Regular…

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USPS releases holiday volume projections

The Postal Service will deliver more than 28 million packages per day from Dec. 16-21, and the organization will average 20.5 million packages per day through the rest of the year, new projections show. USPS anticipates it will deliver 800 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day — more than any other shipper, according…

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USPS TV holiday ads debut

The Postal Service’s new holiday television commercials began airing Nov. 4. The commercials show USPS employees delivering holiday mail and packages to customers across the nation, including those living in a snowy, mountainous region; a city; a rural farming community; and a desert area. The ads, which feature the classic Christmas tune “Home for the…

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Postal Bulletin highlights 2019 Holiday Season 

This year, the Postal Service™ is reminding employees and customers that the holidays are our time to deliver. We have prepared all year for this season, and are ready to deliver across the country. Here are some important details to prepare for your holiday mailings. Source: USPS

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