UPMA President: If you must delay mail – REPORT IT!!

July 17, 2020 Greetings everyone! Hopefully, all of you have received the word and the hard copy correspondence from USPS Headquarters that the Memorandums of Understanding that were in place with all of the unions that were set to expire this week, have all been extended through September 25th. The agreement that we had reached…

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PMG changing the postal motto?

Previously: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Going forward?: “It’s just mail – let it fail!” Related: First Name: Jim Last Name: Varner Email: jamesevarner@aol.com Union/Local: APWU – Youngstown Ohio A/L 443 Office held if any: MVS Director

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USPS OIG Report: Processing Network Optimization and Service Impacts

Objective Our objective was to determine if the U.S. Postal Service’s processing network is operating at optimal efficiency and meeting service standards. Our fieldwork was completed before the President of the United States issued the national emergency declaration concerning the novel Coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) on March 13, 2020. The results of this audit do…

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APWU: Save the Post Office ad and Danny Glover spot hit the airwaves

(June 3, 2020) Postal workers and the fight to save the Postal Service hit the airwaves in two important new radio spots. A new radio ad, which focuses on the threat the USPS, was launched today by the American Postal Workers Union. The nationwide ad buy will include key states, whose senators will cast crucial…

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USPS OIG: Spring 2020 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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Board of Governors adopts USPS mission statement

The Postal Service now has a mission statement that describes the organization’s history, its duties and its status as an essential part of the federal government. In April, the USPS Board of Governors adopted the mission statement — the first in the Postal Service’s history — as part of the governors’ work to conduct long-range…

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USPS Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

Revenue of $17.8 billion, an increase of $348 million compared to same quarter last year COVID-19 volume and revenue impacts arose late in the quarter; significant financial impacts in the third quarter and beyond are anticipated We thank our employees and continue to prioritize their health and safety as they serve the nation The U.S….

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