USPS OIG Report: No-Fee Post Office Boxes

Objective The Postal Service offers no-fee post office (PO) box service to customers who do not receive any form of carrier delivery. Customers apply for the no-fee PO box service by completing an application and providing identification to a Postal Service employee. Retail personnel determine customer eligibility and enter data into the Web Box Activity…

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USPS: Portland District offers mobile service for seniors

Visiting the Post Office can be a challenge for some older customers. To overcome this obstacle, Portland District recently took its services on the go. A retail team from the district visited several retirement communities to offer a full range of postal services. The team helped the customers purchase stamps, mail cards and letters, ship…

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The USPS “Retail Channel Strategy” – A Blueprint for Privatization of the Postal Service

The following is from a November 24, 2015 update of Docket activity from the National Labor Relations Board relative to USPS Case Number: 05-CA-140963. APWU is barred from sharing this information by an earlier NLRB Motion but, because it is freely available in the public domain at NLRB.gov, the 21st Century Postal Worker will reshare…

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USPS: Casting call – City letter carriers, retail clerks needed for ad campaign

The Postal Service is seeking city letter carriers and retail clerks to participate in a commercial that will be part of a summer advertising campaign. The commercial will be similar to the recent “Priority: You” spot, which showcased employees as the organization’s foundation. This sentiment will also be part of the new ad, along with…

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