Postal Workers Urge: Dump DeJoy and the 10-year plan!

November 15, 2021 Two hundred postal workers sent a letter to President Fred Rolando of the National Association of Letter Carriers, calling on him to join the Dump DeJoy, Bounce Bloom movement and “strongly urge the NALC Executive Board to take immediate concrete steps to mobilize the workforce and postal customers, and to convene a…

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USPS Board of Governors to Meet Nov. 10

October 28, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet Nov. 10, 2021, in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET in the Benjamin Franklin Room on the 11th floor. The Board…

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USPS Board of Governors to Meet Aug. 6

Update: USPS BOG Aug. 6 Meeting to be Live Audio Webcast Only, Public Comment Period Cancelled WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet Aug. 6, 2021, in open session at Postal Service headquarters, 475 L’Enfant Plaza, SW, Washington, DC. The public is welcome to observe the meeting beginning at 9:00…

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Postal Retirees are getting screwed when it comes to Medicare and FEHB

I made a recent comment on a post that offered the opinion that Postal employees are getting screwed when it comes to Medicare. I said that Insurance companies are getting a “get out of jail free” pass. I based that opinion on what we pay, rather than what we get. When I first got involved…

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USPS: Three nominations to Board of Governors announced

March 15, 2021 President Joe Biden has announced his intention to nominate three individuals to the Postal Service Board of Governors: • Anton Hajjar, former general counsel of the American Postal Workers Union; • Amber McReynolds, chief executive officer of the National Vote at Home Institute; and • Ron Stroman, former Deputy Postmaster General. The…

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USPS: Elections held for BOG chairman, vice chairman

Ron A. Bloom and Roman Martinez IV have been unanimously elected chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the USPS Board of Governors. The elections occurred during the board’s Feb. 9 meeting. Bloom succeeds Robert M. Duncan, the board’s chairman since September 2018, who will continue his term as a governor. Bloom has served on the…

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USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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