OIG: Postal Service’s Limited Duty and Rehabilitation Programs Return to Work Processes in the Southern and Pacific Areas

Objective Our objective was to assess whether the U.S. Postal Service effectively managed its Limited Duty and Rehabilitation programs to ensure that injured employees in the Southern and Pacific areas who were deemed fit returned to work timely. The Postal Service’s Limited Duty and Rehabilitation programs help the agency meet its legal obligation to injured-on-duty…

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USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews ― Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has more than 30,000 leased and owned retail facilities nationwide. Over 1,600 of these facilities are in the Pacific Area. The post office lobby is the principal business office of the USPS. The lobby’s appearance directly affects the USPS’ image because it is the only close-up view of postal…

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USPS OIG Report: Unscheduled Leave in the Los Angeles District

Background The U.S. Postal Service categorizes unscheduled leave as any absence from work that is not requested or approved in advance. Unscheduled leave could contribute to increased compensation expenses by requiring management to increase workhours and overtime hours. The OIG developed a Human Resource Risk Model (risk model) to monitor key Postal Service metrics, including…

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OIG Report: Pacific Area P&DC Physical and Environmental Security Controls

Background The U.S. Postal Service has the mail processing resources, information technology (IT) network, and transportation infrastructure to deliver mail to every residential and business address in the country. These resources include facilities, equipment, and systems used to process, transfer, and store data, which are vital for business operations. The Postal Service implements physical and…

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USPS OIG Report: Automated Vehicle Utilization System Mileage Use – Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service delivers almost 154.2 billion pieces of mail annually using one of the largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 214,933 Postal-owned vehicles. In fiscal year (FY) 2015, postal-owned delivery vehicles traveled over 1 billion miles nationwide, about 190 million miles more than initially estimated. Postal Service supervisors and managers…

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USPS: Honolulu P&DC uses video monitor to engage employees

(April 6, 2015) The Honolulu P&DC recently added a widescreen video monitor to better engage employees and provide them with useful on-the-job information. The monitor displays Pacific Area’s latest performance indicators and service rankings, as well as information on the 24-hour clock. Other features: sick leave updates, safety tips, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) rates and…

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APWU: Stevenson, Pagaduan Appointed to NBA Vacancies

Web News Article #: 210-2014 11/18/2014 – Two new national officers were appointed recently to fill vacant National Business Agent positions: James Stevenson was appointed Clerk Craft National Business Agent “C” for the Chicago Region, effective Oct. 13, and Rufina J. Pagaduan was appointed All-Craft National Business Agent for the Pacific Area, effective Nov. 15….

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Pacific Area HQ Withheld and Residual listings via APWU WR Coordinator Gonzalez

From: Omar Gonzalez <ogonzalez@apwu.org> Date: April 29, 2014 Subject: MOU/ADRP INFO The attached packet was deposited in the US Mail today addressed to each Local in the Pacific Area. It involves the MOU on Filling Residual Vacancies, the ADR Process and related issues. I am emailing the info as well since there is one day…

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