USPS: Dock Employees Supervision Change Notice to APWU, NPMHU

Dear Mark, This is in further reference to he Postal Service’s previous correspondence (copies enclosed), concerning the implementation of a new organizational structure that separates Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. The most recent notice was dated January 8. As previously informed, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official….

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USPS OIG Report: Late and Extra Trips at the Richmond, VA, P&DC

Background We conducted this audit of late and extra trips at the Richmond Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC) in Sandston, VA, to provide Postal Service management with timely information on operational risks. On July 10, 2020, the postmaster general announced operational changes. Specifically, the Postal Service would eliminate unnecessary late and extra trips outside of…

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Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers

The Postal Regulatory Commission wants answers. Check out the first of its information requests for the annual compliance review. They’re all about bad on-time service performance and getting more details about management’s explanations and justifications. PRC to USPS: Please explain how the Postal Service took into account the COVID-19 pandemic and the expected increase in…

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USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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USPS OIG Report: Operational Changes to Mail Delivery

Objective This report responds to an August 7, 2020, congressional request regarding concerns that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s modifications to U.S. Postal Service staffing and policies had an adverse effect on Postal Service operations, leading to slower and less reliable mail delivery. This report also responds to a number of recent similar congressional requests. We…

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PMG DeJoy updates employees in new video

September 17, 2020 In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy updates employees on the organization’s recent activities. Topics include operational changes; service improvements; the ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the response to Hurricane Laura, wildfires and other emergencies; and the Postal Service’s commitment to deliver election-related mail. DeJoy, who…

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USPS OIG Report: Processing Readiness of Election and Political Mail in 2020 General Elections

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the Postal Service’s readiness for timely processing of Election and Political Mail for the 2020 general elections. Election Mail is any mailpiece that an authorized election official creates for voters participating in the election process and includes ballots and voter registration materials. Political Mail is any mailpiece created by…

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Statement of USPS PMG and CEO Louis DeJoy before the House Committee

“I assumed the role of Postmaster General just over 60 days ago with the goal of preserving and strengthening this great American institution. The Postal Service was established by Congress to fulfill a public service mission of providing prompt, reliable, and universal postal services to the American people, in an efficient and financially self-sustaining fashion….

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