USPS hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester, NY area

September 18th 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – ‘Tis the season for new hiring at the United States Postal Service. The USPS will be hiring 500 seasonal workers in the Rochester area to help handle the extra packages and letters during the upcoming holiday season. The jobs will mostly begin in mid-November and work through mid-January….

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NALC: Dispute settled, eligible CCAs to receive retroactive holiday pay

July 31, 2018 The issue in this dispute is the effective date of the provisions of Article 11.8, which provides holiday pay for city carrier assistants. In this settlement (M-01894) The parties agreed that eligible CCAs will receive holiday pay for holidays after the first wage increases under the terms of the 2016-2019 National Agreement….

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USPS OIG Report: City Carriers Returning After 6 P.M. – South Florida District

Objective Strong consumer demand for goods purchased over the internet has driven growth in the package market despite otherwise declining mail volume. This growing package segment provides the U.S. Postal Service an opportunity to expand services and increase revenue. With this growth, city carriers and non-career city carrier assistants (CCA) are now delivering more packages…

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More workers needed at booming Watertown and Waltham Post Offices

The Watertown and Waltham Post Offices are looking to hire 30-50 letter carriers over the next 12 months. USPS will be holding a hiring event at the Watertown Post Office, 126 Main Street, Watertown: July 18, from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Known as City Carrier Assistants (CCA’s), the jobs start at $16.06 an hour…

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USPS OIG Report: Non-Career Employee Turnover

Background The U.S. Postal Service hires non-career employees to supplement its regular workforce and reduce staffing costs. Non-career employees are temporary workers who do not receive full employee benefits and privileges. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, the Postal Service employed an average of about 130,000 non-career employees. The Postal Service has four crafts that constitute…

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USPS OIG: What Can the Postal Service Do to Retain Noncareer Employees?

Project Title: Noncareer Employee Retention Start Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Estimated Report Release Date: October 2016 Employee turnover costs the Postal Service thousands of dollars per employee. Retaining employees within the organization eliminates the administrative costs of hiring new employees, training, and the impacts on performance associated with learning a new job. Although turnover…

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Postal Service Revs Up Its Hiring

February 13, 2016 The U.S. Postal Service hopes to bring on 125,000 new employees this year, continuing a recent hiring binge caused by the agency’s blossoming package-delivery business. The agency hired 117,000 new workers during Fiscal Year 2015, virtually all of them into non-career positions, postal officials said Thursday in a document presented to the…

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USPS: Arizona District strengthens training for CCAs

August 4, 2015 Arizona District has strengthened training for city carrier assistants (CCAs), employees who fill in for regular carriers on their routes and perform other mail delivery and collection tasks. The program offers newly hired CCAs hands-on experience before they’re assigned to a unit to deliver mail. “[The curriculum] has greatly improved the retention…

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