USPS: Data Privacy Day observed Monday, Jan. 28

Data Privacy Day — an annual, international effort to encourage individuals and businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data and foster trust — will be observed Monday, Jan. 28. The USPS Privacy and Records Management Office offers the following tips to protect employee and customer data from unauthorized access or use: • Respect privacy. Personal information…

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USPS OIG Report: Release of Personnel Information

Objective This report responds to two congressional requests. One request came from Sen. Thomas Carper and another was a joint request from Reps. Elijah E. Cummings and Gerald E. Connolly, Ranking Member and Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, respectively. Their requests asked for an investigation into the Postal Service’s…

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DataUniverse update: 2018 postal employees

By Paul D’Ambrosio – February 22, 2018 The U.S. Postal Service continued to trim staff, cutting full-time employees by nearly 11,000 in the last year yet raised the average salary to $59,000, new data obtained by DataUniverse.com show. The database of more than 635,000 postal employees as of January 2018 can be searched at https://php.app.com/agent/postalemployees/search….

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Did someone make a killing on the pricey USPS paving job in Roanoke?

You’ve probably heard the U.S. Postal Service intends to move first-class mail operations and 200 employees from its Roanoke processing and distribution center to Greensboro, North Carolina. Did you know they recently spent almost $1 million, repaving their parking lot? By Dan Casey – November 20, 2016 Are you ready for a postal service story…

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Postal Workers Put Marijuana at Risk of Theft By Coworkers, Audit Finds

By Steven Nelson – November 16, 2016 It’s no surprise that with about a half-million employees, some U.S. Postal Service workers are enticed by the prospect of free marijuana when the drug’s telltale odor seeps from a package. But when the postal service inspector general’s office looked into the handling of such packages at seven…

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Why wasn’t USPS OIG Audit Report on Packages Suspected of Containing Marijuana published?

“We did not post this report due to concerns with information protected under the Freedom of Information Act.” Source: Packages Suspected of Containing Marijuana | USPS Office of Inspector General

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