USPS hiring on Staten Island, Queens

By Tracey Porpora – October 10, 2020 STATEN ISLAND, NY — Need extra work during the holiday season? The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is seeking to hire holiday clerk assistants on Staten Island, and mail handler assistant jobs are currently available in Queens. The application window is open through Oct. 12, 2020. While holiday shopping…

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APWU: Staples Rings NASDAQ Bell, Protesters ‘Ruin Their Day’

Web News Article #: 058-2016 Holding Stop Staples posters, John Dennie, Dennis O’Neil, Delphine McRae, Pat Parrish, Carol Thomas and Kevin Walsh gathered outside the glass front of the building at 9:15, just before the ceremonial bell-ringing. Protesters could see in, and the Staples and NASDAQ executives could see out. After the executives saw the…

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(MIS)Handling of Certified Mail by Staples Approved Postal Providers

Via NYC Stop Staples Activist and Retired Letter Carrier John Dennie: Under its contract with USPS, Staples Approved Postal Providers are required to handle Certified Mail.  A quick and dirty survey reveals they appear to be in breach of their contract. There are 42 Staples Approved Postal Providers within the 5 boros of NYC. Dennie…

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USPS: Queens P&DC exceeds package-sorting expectations

The new machine that sorts small packages is generating big results for the Postal Service. Two Small Parcel Sorting Systems (SPSS) at the Queens, NY, P&DC recently processed more than 1 million packages in a single week, a new record. “USPS is thriving and parcels will continue to be a competitive resource,” said Operations Support…

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USPS Grocery Delivery Coming to the Big Apple

June 20, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service filed a statement with the Postal Regulatory Commission on Thursday saying it “intends to expand the Customized Delivery market test to the New York City metropolitan area, on or shortly after June 29, 2015.” The USPS market test of grocery delivery on behalf of Amazon started last fall…

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Letter Carrier wears protective mask and gloves to deliver mail to NYC Ebola patient

Postal worker Keven Ngo, wearing a protective mask and gloves, prepares to deliver to the apartment building of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, in New York, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Spencer remained in stable condition while isolated in a hospital, talking by cellphone to his family and assisting disease detectives who are accounting for his…

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South Bronx Residents Not Sold on Plans for Historic Post Office

(October 19, 2014) On 149th street in the Bronx, students wearing Beats headphones wait for the bus, mothers trickle out of fast food restaurants; food in one hand, strollers in the other, and at the T-Mobile store on the corner customers flock to buy the latest smartphone. But across the street, the historic Bronx General…

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