USPS: Employees can audition for holiday ads

The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for this year’s holiday-themed advertising campaign. Employees who are chosen to participate could be featured in a variety of different types of holiday ads, including TV commercials. The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience is required. The USPS 2021 Employee Casting website has…

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USPS: Get Ready for the Busiest Mailing and Shipping Week

WASHINGTON, DC — You’re very nearly there! It’s the last week to get those holiday gifts and greetings in the mail by the recommended deadlines. Dec. 14 – 21 is expected to be the Postal Service’s busiest week of the holiday mailing and shipping season. This has been an extraordinary year of unprecedented challenges given…

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Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period is Nov. 28 to Dec. 25

As referenced in Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the USPS-NALC and USPS-APWU national agreements, the December period (during which penalty overtime regulations are not applicable) consists of 4 consecutive service weeks. This year, the December period begins Pay Period 25-20, Week 2 (November 28, 2020) and ends Pay Period 01-21, Week 1 (December…

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USPS sees record mail volume in Idaho

By Stephanie Hale-Lopez – December 13, 2017 Boise, ID – The U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of its busiest time of year — the holiday season. But this year is even busier than normal — record-setting, in fact. From cards to packages, it seems as though every post office in the country is…

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USPS to deliver early in the morning, later in the evening during holidays

December 7, 2017 With the holidays in full swing, the Postal Service is delivering more cards, letters, and packages every day. This means our customers will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the evening, and on Sundays. “The Postal Service is well prepared to meet our customers’ needs…

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USPS tests digital version of Operation Santa

Operation Santa is going digital The popular program, which began in 1912, allows Postal Service employees and customers to help people in need by “adopting” their letters to Santa Claus and granting their holiday wishes. This year, USPS will test a digital version of the program that will allow participants to go online to search,…

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