USPS: Fly flags half-staff to honor Powell

President Joseph R. Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor retired general and former secretary of state Colin L. Powell, who died Oct. 18. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Oct. 22. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then…

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USPS: Flags flown at half-staff to honor terrorist attack victims

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor U.S. service members and other victims of the Aug. 26 terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Aug. 30 at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then…

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APWU WR Coordinator Gonzalez: Sticky Fingers Want USPS [podcast]

August 1, 2018 In April of 2018 an Executive Order was written to evaluate whether our US Postal Service should be handed over to business abandoning the Constitutionally mandated public postal system, which pays for it self and it NOT supported by taxpayer dollars. In today’s interview Omar Gonzalez describes what’s at stake and asks…

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NALC: Executive orders on federal employees

May 31, 2018 NALC is currently investigating if the executive orders issued by President Trump on Friday May 25 have any impact on the United States Postal Service. We will report our findings as information becomes available. The executive orders: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-developing-efficient-effective-cost-reducing-approaches-federal-sector-collective-bargaining/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-ensuring-transparency-accountability-efficiency-taxpayer-funded-union-time-use/ https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-promoting-accountability-streamlining-removal-procedures-consistent-merit-system-principles/ Source: National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO  

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NPMHU Meets with Presidential Task Force During 120 Day Study of USPS

The Trump Administration issued an Executive Order creating a task force charged with evaluating the operations and finances of the U.S. Postal Service, covering topics like pricing, USPS policies, and workforce costs. Specifically, the Task Force is being chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury or his designee, and other members include the Director of…

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USPS Statement on Executive Order Establishing Task Force

Press Release – April 12, 2018 The Postal Service serves a vital role for American commerce and the American people, as we have for over 240 years. Congress structured the Postal Service to pay for our universal retail, processing and delivery network entirely through the sale of high-quality mail and package products and services, without…

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Executive Order on the Task Force on the United States Postal System

“The Task Force, acting through the Chair and the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, shall submit a report to the President, in coordination with the Directors of the Domestic Policy and National Economic Councils, not later than 120 days after the date of this order. In its report, the Task Force shall…

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