OIG Report: Management of Electronic Technicians’ Overtime at the Madison P&DC

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses overtime to provide flexibility and meet operational requirements. Overtime is a premium that nonmanagement employees receive for work performed in excess of 8 paid hours in a day or 40 paid hours in a week. Penalty overtime is paid at two times the hourly rate when an employee works…

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Video: Ed Schultz and APWU President Dimondstein at ‘Fighting Bob Fest’

Published on Sep 23, 2015 Ed was at Fighting Bob Fest in Madison, WI over the weekend and caught up with American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein about the fight to strengthen the Postal Service. He also touches on Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign and the momentum he has had lately.  

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Audio: Postal Service Will Close 4 Wisconsin Processing Centers In 2015

Agency Says It’s Closing Centers To Save Money After Recording Record Losses By Terry Bell – December 26, 2014 Four U.S. Postal Service processing centers around Wisconsin — specifically, in Madison, La Crosse, Eau Claire, and the Wausau area — are scheduled to be closed in 2015. Eighty-two mail processing centers total around the U.S….

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USPS to close Madison facility, 3 others

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Postal Service plans to close four Wisconsin distribution centers, including one in Madison. The Madison facility is on a consolidation list posted at the Post Office website. A letter to customers posted on the USPS website states the consolidation of 82 facilities nationwide will begin in January 2015 and be…

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