USPS: PMG discusses election with Philadelphia employees

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy discussed the Postal Service’s important role in elections and thanked employees for their dedication during a recent visit to USPS facilities in Philadelphia. “Our fellow citizens are counting on us more than ever. Delivering their ballots must be our top priority now and through the first week of November,” DeJoy told…

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USPS OIG Report: Late and Extra Trips at the Philadelphia P&DC

Background Late trips occur when various conditions cause a delay in the arrival or departure of transportation beyond the scheduled times. In April 2019, Postal Service Headquarters management informed plant management to eliminate all late trips and specified that all trips should depart and arrive to their destinations on time. From July 1 to December…

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USPS Eastern Area Stand-Up Talk: Remembering our colleagues

This morning at 8:50am, the employees of the Philadelphia P&DC were gathered together for this stand-up talk and a moment of silence.

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USPS goes all-in for busiest week of the year

By Christie Ileto – December 20, 2017 PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Post office employees are in the middle of their busiest mailing week of the year, with many working overtime to help Santa get those packages delivered before the 25th. “We’re the first people to touch the mail,” said Sherisse Harris, USPS employee. “So we have…

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USPS: New system tracking workers’ comp costs reduces Philadelphia District expenses

The Philadelphia Post Office has slashed its operating expenses by adopting a new system to track workers’ compensation costs. The office had more than 275 employees who were injured and not available for duty. “We were paying for worker compensation benefits for these employees out of work as well as for their replacements to cover…

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USPS Sick Leave and LWOP Goals for FY 2015 – Philly is Number 1, sort of….

USPS Management recently posted the following charts throughout the Philadelphia P&DC.  As is now evidenced by these charts, the USPS has publicly acknowledged what their national attendance goal agenda is for FY 2015: National Sick Leave – Goal 5.05% National LWOP – Goal 2.99% National SL + LWOP – Goal 8.04% Apparently, Philadelphia leads the…

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USPS: Open for business – New center will bring together USPS, entrepreneurs

The Postal Service has opened a center in Philadelphia where local entrepreneurs can learn how to use the mail to grow their businesses. The Business Solutions Center will showcase the latest postal technology and educate commercial mailers and others about the benefits of using business mail. The center, located at the Philadelphia P&DC, is the…

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