USPS: Postal Pulse query on workplace friendships addressed

It’s the question everyone has questions about. The Postal Pulse survey that USPS administered in 2015 asked, “Do you have a best friend at work?” Chief Human Resources Officer Jeff Williamson says the question helps measure how employees feel about their workplace. For example, employees are much more likely to maintain excellent attendance if they…

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APWU to Members: Don’t Focus on ‘Postal Pulse’

Web News Article #: 200-2015 10/21/2015 – The APWU is urging union members to refrain from participating in “focus groups” on Postal Pulse employee opinion surveys. The union opposes the Postal Pulse and other employee opinion surveys because management has a history of using the results of such surveys against workers during contract negotiations and…

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USPS: Postal Pulse update – Employee concerns about confidentiality, participation addressed

March 31, 2015 All employees are encouraged to take the Postal Pulse survey before Friday, April 3, Chief Human Resources Officer Jeff Williamson said. “We thank everyone who has submitted their responses,” said Williamson. “If employees haven’t completed the survey, we encourage them to do so before April 3. Their feedback is very important.” USPS…

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“We Deliver for Amazon”: The Postal Service’s New Priority

(March 15, 2015) A former postal worker in Greensboro, North Carolina, named Paul Barbot has written two excellent articles for Alternet about his experiences dealing with Amazon deliveries as a City Carrier Assistant (CCA). The first of them — “The Horrific New Marriage Between Your Post Office and Amazon Sunday” — was published in February,…

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USPS: Postal Pulse – New employee program/survey replaces VOE

USPS will soon introduce the Postal Pulse, a program that aims to improve postal workplaces by better engaging employees and leveraging their ideas and feedback. The Postal Pulse will replace the Voice of the Employee survey. The new program will include one survey of the entire USPS workforce in 2015. This survey will be administered…

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