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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PMG thanks employees for peak season efforts

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: I want to take a moment to thank you for your dedication and service to our customers this holiday season. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, you will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail and 900 million packages. Many of those mailpieces are…

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Happy Holidays from APWU Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter

At this time of the year when we count our blessings, we have so much to be thankful for. We have life, family and secure retirement thanks to our Post Office careers. On behalf of the members of our Retiree Chapter, we take this opportunity to pause and reflect on our good fortune and give…

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USPS holiday TV ads debut

The Postal Service’s new holiday television commercials will begin airing Friday, Nov. 9. The commercials show a letter carrier delivering mail and packages to a home when she spots Santa Claus’s sleigh and reindeer on the snow-covered roof. The carrier then encounters Santa and shows him an envelope that bears one of the new Sparkling…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 1, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Looking ahead, antics of the Trump administration and the rubber stamp Congress will test us in areas of importance to retirees. It is being reported that the so-called tax cut that likely will be adopted as this is being written is…

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USPS Retirees: Keep your health a priority this holiday season

The holidays are a time for family, friends, appreciating what you have and giving back to your community. However, the holidays also take us away from our regularly scheduled routine, which for many of us can cause overeating and not getting exercise into the day. Following a few simple steps can help you avoid overeating…

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