UPMA President: If you must delay mail – REPORT IT!!

July 17, 2020 Greetings everyone! Hopefully, all of you have received the word and the hard copy correspondence from USPS Headquarters that the Memorandums of Understanding that were in place with all of the unions that were set to expire this week, have all been extended through September 25th. The agreement that we had reached…

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USPS OIG Report: Management Structure at the Postal Service

Objective As an organization, the Postal Service maintains a headquarters and a field office structure that comprises seven areas, 67 districts and more than 31,000 facilities. The field office management structure includes functional managers who oversee the core areas of finance, human resources, marketing, operations program support, and information systems; and operational managers and supervisors…

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NAPS Files Lawsuit Against USPS Over Pay and Representation of 49,000 Management Personnel

On Friday, July 26, 2019, the National Association of Postal Supervisors filed a complaint in federal district court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the U.S. Postal Service for its failure to pay its supervisors, managers, and other professional and administrative employees in accordance with federal law, which, among other things, requires compensation comparable to…

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USPS OIG Wants Our Input on First-Line Supervisors

Do First-Line Supervisors Have Adequate Resources to Perform Their Duties? Project Title: First‐Line Supervisor Resources Start Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Estimated Report Release Date: January 2020 Postal Service first-line supervisors oversee the day-to-day execution of operations that drive services and delivery of mail to the public. As such, they significantly contribute to ensuring customers…

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USPS OIG Report: Supervisory Span of Control – Southern Area

Background Supervising post office operations requires supervisors to possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to manage delivery (city and rural), retail, and customer service operations requirements as well as frequent interaction with the public. The U.S. Postal Service uses the Supervisor Workload Credit (SWC) worksheet to determine the number of Executive & Administrative Schedule Customer…

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USPS looking to hire more managers?

Everyone see the new video the post office has put out inviting people to become managers. Just shows how out of touch postal management is, we need more craft employees clerks carriers, custodians, not managers, duh!!! Full time career employees with decent pay and benefits and some security. First Name: James Last Name: Larkin Email:…

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USPS’ Pay for Performance System Isn’t Rewarding Top Performing Employees

By Eric Katz – August 3, 2017 The U.S. Postal Service is failing to reward its top performers under a pay system designed to recognize excellence, according to a new report, instead relying on group metrics that collectively punish employees for the work of their colleagues. Using the Capital Metro Area as a sample, the…

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USPS OIG Report: Fiscal Year 2015 Pay for Performance Program

Background The U.S. Postal Service pay for performance (PFP) program is the primary pay program for non-bargaining Executive and Administrative Schedule (EAS) employees who work in supervisory, technical, administrative, and managerial positions. The National Performance Assessment, which is a scorecard of performance goals, is the foundation of the PFP program. EAS employees work at Postal…

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