OSHA Makes Surprise Inspection at New Castle, PA Postal Facility

At the New Castle, PA postal facility, the floor scrubbing machines have been broken for months. The asbestos-containing floor tiles have not been safely and properly maintained. After several verbal complaints and a  PS Form 1767 were ignored by Postmaster Brian Mercer, employees got fed up working in filth and called OSHA resulting in OSHA making…

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OIG Report: Internal Controls Over Local Purchases and Payments – Pottstown, PA, Post Office

Background The U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (OIG) uses data analytics, including predictive risk models and tripwires, to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service’s financial information. The analytics seek to target financial anomalies that occur at field units. The OIG’s Field Financial Risk Model and our Office of Investigations’ Local Payment Tripwire identified that…

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Nemacolin, PA post office closing puzzles residents

By Natalie Reid Miller – August 16, 2015 Twelve miles may not seem like much, but for some Nemacolin residents, it’s way too far. Nemacolin Post Office closed Saturday, notifying customers by placing a sign on the door. The sign directs customers to Carmichaels Post Office, more than 12 miles away, for their mail pickup….

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APWU: Stop Staples Campaign Keeps on Rolling Through Pennsylvania

Web News Article #: 126-2015 06/17/2015 – Source: Stop Staples Campaign Keeps on Rolling Through Pennsylvania | APWU

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Village Post Office coming to New Beaver, PA

(October 20, 2014) NEW BEAVER — The U.S. Postal Service is opening a Village Post Office at Ferrante Upholstering, 3384 Route 18, in New Beaver. An open house will take place beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday.  In June 2015, the Village Post Office will be in the Wampum Village Market, next to Ferrante Upholstering. Nita…

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OIG Report: Southeastern Pennsylvania P & DC Consolidation

BACKGROUND: The U.S. Postal Service continues to aggressively cut costs. Its efforts include consolidating the mail processing network to align it with reduced mail volume and a smaller workforce. This report responds to a request from Congressman James Gerlach of Pennsylvania’s Sixth Congressional District regarding redistribution of processing functions of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Processing and…

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