USPS responds to APWU questions on Military Survey

From: Lynn Pallas-Barber <lpallas@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 2:26 PM To: NBAs Cc: Regional Coordinators Subject: FW: Notification No. GCCC202001667 USPS to Ask Employees With Military Experience to Complete Military Survey – update Brothers and Sisters, Please find the complete documents and the questions that were asked of postal management with regard to the…

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USPS: Social media policy reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees to avoid taking photos or videos of their workplace to share on social media, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. During this challenging time, employees may want to post images of the inside or outside of the facility where they work, and share workplace stories with friends and loved ones….

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Postal Bulletin highlights protecting USPS Networks from personal devices

When plugging a smart mobile device (e.g., phone, tablet, or wearable technology) into a computer’s USB port, the two devices can exchange information or malware. At the U.S. Postal Service®, this could put sensitive information into the wrong hands and potentially affect our business and reputation. To prevent a security breach, follow these important charging…

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USPS OIG Report: Release of Personnel Information

Objective This report responds to two congressional requests. One request came from Sen. Thomas Carper and another was a joint request from Reps. Elijah E. Cummings and Gerald E. Connolly, Ranking Member and Vice Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, respectively. Their requests asked for an investigation into the Postal Service’s…

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Has USPS ever released your personal information without your permission?

Project Title: Controls over Dissemination of Personnel Information Start Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Estimated Report Release Date: October 2018 On August 28, 2018, the New York Times published an article reporting that the Postal Service released the full, unredacted federal security clearance application of former Postal Inspector Abigail Spanberger. The Postal Service released this…

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USPS: Credit-monitoring deadline – Sign up by March 31 for free service

The deadline for employees to sign up for the free credit-monitoring service offered by the Postal Service is Wednesday, March 31. Employees are encouraged to register for the service, which USPS offered following a cyber intrusion into some postal information systems last year. After the incident, USPS mailed employees letters containing an activation code for…

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Mysterious spy cameras collecting data at post offices

By Chris Halsne – March 11, 2015 DENVER — Within an hour of FOX31 Denver discovering a hidden camera, which was positioned to capture and record the license plates and facial features of customers leaving a Golden Post Office, the device was ripped from the ground and disappeared. FOX31 Denver investigative reporter Chris Halsne confirmed…

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Web Cam Grievance Help

Attached are three arbitration cases to help fight the improper installation of web cams. Memphis Region National Business Agent (NBA) Billy Woods did an excellent job in two of these awards and sent me his opening in arbitration to share. NBA Dennis Taff was successful in the third case on the use of cameras. Greenville…

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