Philadelphia Plant Manager Memo on Cell Phone Usage

Via Philadelphia P&DC’s newest Plant Manager (and recent Chicago transplant), Stephanie N. Harris: Cell phones are a good tool when used appropriately and safely.  In an emergency, a cell phone may mean the difference between life and death.  However, when a cell phone is used unsafely, it poses a safety hazard to the person on…

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EEOC Admin Judge Awards $250K to Disabled USPS Employee

Employee Unable to Bear Children as a Result of Postal Service’s Unlawful Conduct, Judge Rules Washington, DC, January 30, 2018 –(PR.com)– Hosea Legal PLLC announced today that it received a decision from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission finding that the United States Postal Service failed to accommodate a disabled employee, retaliated against her, and subjected…

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PWW: Attendance Crack Down Hand in Hand with Realignments

SPECIAL EDITION – AUGUST 2017 WESTERN REGION– Along with the major work floor disruptions caused by management’s realignments and involuntary reassignments the bosses have directed a crack down on leave usage using discipline as a whip. Most computer staffing modules used by management to cut staff factor in a percentage of leave usage. The resulting…

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No-confidence vote for Shrewsbury, Massachusetts postmaster

By Elaine Thompson – October 15, 2016 SHREWSBURY – Shrewsbury Post Office employees have taken a vote of no confidence in their postmaster whom they say has created “a hostile work environment filled with harassment and bullying,” a repeat of what postal workers in other towns where he has worked have said in the past. The…

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Edmond post office massacre was 30 years ago

By Diana Baldwin – August 13, 2016 EDMOND — Survivors of the Edmond Post Office massacre and their friends are planning a 30th anniversary memorial ceremony outside the downtown post office where 14 workers were killed. Next Saturday (August 20) marks the morning in 1986 when gunman Patrick Henry Sherrill went on a rampage also wounding six…

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Suspended Pittsburgh postmaster wants charges thrown out

By Paula Reed Ward – March 15, 2016 The suspended Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating his employees has asked a judge to throw out the charges against him, claiming that county prosecutors are trying to prove a federal crime. Daniel Davis, 50, of Canonsburg is charged with obstruction, intimidation of witnesses or victims, criminal coercion…

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Donald Trump bumper sticker lands PA postal worker in hot water

By Sam Janesch – March 8, 2016 Tomas Strouhal just wanted to openly support Donald Trump. The 23-year-old Quarryville resident put a Trump bumper sticker on his 2003 Chrysler Sebring and hung up a newspaper clipping inside his locker at the Leola post office, where he works. But Strouhal’s employer took issue with them. Citing the…

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Coworkers defend Memphis postal worker indicted for attacking supervisor

By Jerry Askin – January 26, 2016 MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A United States Postal Service worker has been indicted on assault charges. Police said Richard Martin attacked a USPS supervisor while at work Saturday. Some postal workers spent Tuesday defending Martin and decrying what they call bad management at the United States Postal Service…

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