USPS: Pilot test of the Maintenance Bidding System (MBS)

June 5, 2020 Mr. Brian J. Wagner President National Association of Postal Supervisors 1727 King Street, Suite 400 Alexandria, VA 22314-2753 Dear Brian: This letter is in further reference to the pilot test of the Maintenance Bidding System (MBS). Notice of this pilot was provided by letters dated August 21, 2019, March 11, and May…

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NAPS Files Lawsuit Against USPS Over Pay and Representation of 49,000 Management Personnel

On Friday, July 26, 2019, the National Association of Postal Supervisors filed a complaint in federal district court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the U.S. Postal Service for its failure to pay its supervisors, managers, and other professional and administrative employees in accordance with federal law, which, among other things, requires compensation comparable to…

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USPS OIG Report: Supervisory Span of Control – Southern Area

Background Supervising post office operations requires supervisors to possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to manage delivery (city and rural), retail, and customer service operations requirements as well as frequent interaction with the public. The U.S. Postal Service uses the Supervisor Workload Credit (SWC) worksheet to determine the number of Executive & Administrative Schedule Customer…

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NAPS says “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th” = FAKE NEWS

NAPS HQ has been receiving calls and emails concerning an article that is being attributed to the Federal Times titled “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th.” This article quotes supposed comments made by President Louis Atkins on this issue. NAPS HQ has validated with Immediate Past President Louis Atkins that no such…

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NAPS Comments on House Postal Reform Bill

June 29, 2016 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently introduced a discussion draft on postal reform legislation, which addresses prefunding, health care benefits, and the MSPB rights of postal supervisors. National Association of Postal Supervisors President Louis Atkins issued a letter to Committee leadership addressing the Association’s concerns as well as the benefits…

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NAPS: OIG Unannounced Financial Control Audits

May 18, 2016 Attention Members, The Office of Inspector General will be starting Financial Control audits at all postal facilities. Teams will show up unannounced with the attached letter. Audits will consist of: Voyager Cards Money Orders Voided Transactions Excessive Refunds BMEU Indicators When the OIG performs these audits, it is vital that you have…

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NAPS Endorses Bill to Preserve Rural Service Standards

July 14, 2015 NAPS is proud to endorse the Rural Postal Act of 2015 (S. 1742) offered by Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. The legislation restores overnight July 2012 service standards, places a 2-year moratorium on the closure of additional mail processing plants, makes six-day delivery permanent, protects rural post offices from unnecessary closures…

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