USPS OIG Management Alert – Property Condition Issues at Spring Garden Station

While conducting a site visit for the Employee Safety – Postal Service COVID-19 Response audit, we identified building maintenance and safety issues at Philadelphia’s Spring Garden Station that were not directly related to the scope of the audit. Specifically, we identified 30 deficiencies ranging from minor to more serious violations. We believe these issues warrant…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station 

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit of Mail Delivery Issues – West Park Station, Philadelphia, PA (Project Number 19RG030DRT000). The West Park Station is in the Philadelphia Metro District of the Eastern Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential delivery risks at…

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Postal Employee Ordered to be Removed for Violating Hatch Act

By Ian Smith – August 2, 2018 OSC filed a complaint of Hatch Act violations with the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) in March 2018 after the employee, a postal mail processing clerk, ran in two 2017 partisan elections. According to the complaint, the Hatch Act specifically prohibits USPS employees from running for election to…

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Philadelphia Plant Manager Memo on Cell Phone Usage

Via Philadelphia P&DC’s newest Plant Manager (and recent Chicago transplant), Stephanie N. Harris: Cell phones are a good tool when used appropriately and safely.  In an emergency, a cell phone may mean the difference between life and death.  However, when a cell phone is used unsafely, it poses a safety hazard to the person on…

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USPS – Philadelphia: Attendance Service Talk

Presented by management to workers at the Philadelphia P&DC today: So now, how about a sincere commitment from management to uphold dignity, respect, and safety in the workplace as well as compliance with collective bargaining agreements and federal laws?

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Warning about thieves targeting Philadelphia public mailboxes

Thursday, October 19, 2017 MAYFAIR (WPVI) — Police arrested five people for stealing right out of mailboxes in a Philadelphia neighborhood. The crime was caught on surveillance video exclusively obtained by Action News. It happened along the 7100 block of Frankford Avenue in Mayfair on Tuesday. At first, they stroll by looking like utility workers…

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