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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APWU: MVS Holiday Peak Exception Period Terms Reached

09/13/2018 – APWU MVS teams reached an agreement for the Holiday Peak Season Exception Periods. The previous Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for MVS was signed as part of the 2015-2018 CBA, and will expire September 20 with the CBA. A new MOU was necessary to ensure our full rights are upheld during the holiday season….

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USPS is Hiring in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois

By Kristy Anderson – September 4, 2018 Post Offices and Processing facilities throughout Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Iowa and Western Illinois are now hiring customer service, delivery, transportation and mail processing positions. Career positions (MN only) include: Part Time Flexible (PTF) Tractor Trailer Operator – Starting hourly pay – $21.94 per hour; positions available in Saint…

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APWU: Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 24

08/29/2018 – Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in applying for temporary positions as Holiday Clerk Assistants: Applications are due Sept. 24. The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President of Labor Relations in September 2015 has been carried forward into the new…

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USPS: Employees invited to audition for ads

The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for this year’s holiday season TV advertising campaign. The audition is open to all employees. No prior acting experience is required. To audition, follow these steps: Complete the online form. The form is available on the USPS Holiday 2018 Employee Casting site. You’ll be asked to provide…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 1, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Looking ahead, antics of the Trump administration and the rubber stamp Congress will test us in areas of importance to retirees. It is being reported that the so-called tax cut that likely will be adopted as this is being written is…

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USPS sees record mail volume in Idaho

By Stephanie Hale-Lopez – December 13, 2017 Boise, ID – The U.S. Postal Service is in the midst of its busiest time of year — the holiday season. But this year is even busier than normal — record-setting, in fact. From cards to packages, it seems as though every post office in the country is…

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USPS OIG Blog: ‘Tis the Scan Season

November 13, 2017 It’s the week before Thanksgiving, when attention turns to travel, favorite family recipes, overeating, and, of course, package delivery. That’s right. Cyber Monday is right around the corner and predictions put this year’s spend at roughly $3.8 billion in sales. And with an expected jump in online sales of 18-21 percent over…

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