USPS OIG Report: Peak Season Hiring

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the Postal Service effectively hired bargaining employees for the peak season periods of 2019 through 2021. Peak season employees help ensure that Postal Service customers receive quality mail service and parcels on-time during the holiday season. Individuals hired during peak season are non-career bargaining unit employees who supplement…

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NALC: Backpay and COLA update

August 18, 2021 Backpay and COLA update Most eligible city letter carriers will receive retroactive pay pursuant to the 2019-2023 National Agreement on their August 20 paychecks. Backpay for some former city carrier assistants that were converted to career status between November 23, 2019 and April 9, 2021 must be calculated manually, resulting in a…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Columbia, MO

Background The Columbia Main Post Office is located in the Gateway District of the Central Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential scanning and mail delivery risks at the Columbia Main Post Office. The delivery unit has 38 city routes which are delivered by 47 full-time…

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USPS hiring 100 city carrier assistant positions in Kentuckiana

(11/26/2020) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The United States Postal Service wants to fill more than 100 open positions in Kentuckiana. The company said Wednesday that it is actively seeking applications for over 100 city carrier assistant positions in Louisville and southern Indiana post offices. According to the USPS, the pay is $17.29 hourly with health benefits,…

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USPS has modified measures during pandemic

The Postal Service is reminding employees that new social distancing procedures have been implemented to help protect workers who deliver mail during the coronavirus pandemic. To reduce health risks, the organization has temporarily modified procedures for Mobile Delivery Devices (MDDs); Form 3811, Domestic Return Receipt; Form 3849, We ReDeliver for You; and any hard-copy receipt…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service – New Orleans 

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of mail delivery and customer service operations at the New Orleans Central Carrier Station in New Orleans, LA. The New Orleans Central Carrier Station is in the Louisiana District of the Southern Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely…

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NALC: CCAs with 30 months of relative standing on Feb 15 will be converted to career status

January 23, 2020 NALC and USPS have settled a national-level grievance regarding non-compliance with the contractual caps on the employment of City Carrier Assistants (CCAs). This settlement (M-01906) provides that all city carrier assistants in any size office with 30 months of relative standing on February 15, 2020, will be converted to career status within…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – Vista Station, Sparks, NV

Background The Vista Station is in the Nevada-Sierra District of the Western Area. The delivery unit has a total of 52 routes (42 city and 10 rural). The 42 city routes are delivered by 54 carriers (44 full-time and 10 city carrier assistants [CCA]). The 10 rural routes are delivered by 17 carriers (nine full-time…

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