USPS OIG Report: Unscheduled Leave in the Baltimore District

Background The U.S. Postal Service categorizes unscheduled leave as any absence from work that is not requested or approved in advance. Unscheduled leave could contribute to increased compensation expenses by requiring management to increase workhours and overtime hours. The OIG developed a Human Resource Risk Model to monitor key Postal Service metrics, including unscheduled leave…

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USPS: Baltimore District tests “Where’s My Package?” program

Aug. 26, 2016 – Baltimore District is testing a program that allows letter carriers to quickly investigate and resolve package delivery complaints.The program, a joint collaboration with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is called “Where’s My Package?” NALC carrier coordinators use USPS data to identify delivery complaints involving participating Post Offices. The coordinators…

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USPS: Baltimore District managers take pledge for safety

One group of Postal Service employees isn’t just talking the talk when it comes to safety. Managers in Capital Metro Area’s Baltimore District recently vowed to make safety a “core value.” At an all-hands meeting, each manager took a safety pledge. “Everyone was asked to take the pledge to promote a safer work environment —…

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