USPS: Labor Day Holiday honoring workers is Sept. 2

Monday, Sept. 2, is Labor Day, the holiday celebrating the contributions of workers to the fabric of American life. The holiday was first celebrated in New York City in 1882. As unions expanded throughout the nation, Labor Day events grew in popularity, and in 1894, President Grover Cleveland signed the bill declaring the first Monday…

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USPS: Third-quarter financial results reported

The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal 2019’s third quarter (April 1-June 30). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total revenue was $17.1 billion, essentially flat from the same period one year earlier. First-Class Mail revenue declined 1.6 percent, while Marketing Mail revenue declined 3 percent and Periodicals revenue declined 11.2 percent….

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USPS: PMG Brennan updates employees on business

http://a248.e.akamai.net/f/248/60653/1d/usps.download.akamai.com/60653/streaming/vod/BizFocus070219.mp4 Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan’s latest “Business Focus” video updates USPS employees on service improvements, efforts to develop a 10-year business plan for the organization and other topics. The Postal Service’s latest data trends show improvements in on-time performance, Brennan reports. The organization is using this information to drive process improvements and to deliver…

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PMG updates employees on USPS 10-year business plan

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: The Postal Service provides the nation with a vital delivery platform that sustains and propels American commerce and binds the nation together by serving every American business and residential address. Because of a dramatic shift in market dynamics over more than the past decade, and…

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USPS: Cronkhite named chief human resources officer

Isaac Cronkhite has been named the Postal Service’s chief human resources officer, a position he has held on an acting basis since January. Cronkhite leads the organization’s efforts to engage employees, strengthen workplace experiences, and foster and cultivate talent to ensure workers are positioned to meet customers’ evolving needs. In a June 13 memo announcing…

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USPS: May is Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month, a national observance that began in 1999. “Veterans and service members are our neighbors, valued customers and respected colleagues,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “The Postal Service is honored to recognize veterans’ contributions to postal operations and to the nation during Military Appreciation Month and all year round.” Approximately…

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USPS reviewing task force’s report

USPS is reviewing the recommendations of the Trump administration’s task force on the nation’s postal system. The task force, which was announced in April, issued its report Dec. 4. “The recommendations contained in the report should be evaluated together with legislative and regulatory reforms to address our urgent financial challenges. Reforms are necessary to enable…

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USPS holiday TV ads debut

The Postal Service’s new holiday television commercials will begin airing Friday, Nov. 9. The commercials show a letter carrier delivering mail and packages to a home when she spots Santa Claus’s sleigh and reindeer on the snow-covered roof. The carrier then encounters Santa and shows him an envelope that bears one of the new Sparkling…

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