NAPS says “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th” = FAKE NEWS

NAPS HQ has been receiving calls and emails concerning an article that is being attributed to the Federal Times titled “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th.” This article quotes supposed comments made by President Louis Atkins on this issue. NAPS HQ has validated with Immediate Past President Louis Atkins that no such…

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A Story of Tyranny: How one man grabbed power and came to be untouchable

I found the following story on “This American Life” yesterday. The parallels with postal management are uncanny. The psychopath discussed here had identical traits of a USPS Maintenance Manager in Philadelphia who terrorized, humiliated, bullied and abused all of the employees “under his control” for many years. And there are a lot more like him…

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Is your Supervisor the Real Safety Hazard?

Postal Tsunami by Mel Carriere – April 11, 2015 Excerpts: “Speeding and not wearing a seat belt were admittedly both very poor decisions on the part of this letter carrier, who is paying the price for his recklessness. But it is not surprising to me that he did it, because we see this sort of…

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USPS Is Recruiting a Firer-in-Chief

We’ve been down this road before. As mail volume has trended downward in recent years, the U.S. Postal Service has cut jobs. Lots of them. In 2005, USPS employed more than 700,000 people. It now has fewer than 500,000 workers. These reductions, postal management is always proud to note, have come through attrition rather than…

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USPS facilities manager sent to federal prison for accepting nearly $1 million in bribes

BRIDGEPORT — As the facilities project manager for the U.S. Postal Service, Robert Giulietti recommended contractors, approved bids and authorized payments. He also lined his pockets with nearly $1 million in bribes and USPS contracts he funneled to MGC, LLC, a company he created. On Friday, Giulietti’s actions landed him in federal prison for 42…

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