NAPS: USPS releases timeline for staffing of MPOO/MCSO position, RIF

June 30, 2015 The Postal Service has released it’s staffing proposal for Manager, Post Officer Operations and Manager, Customer Service Operations along with the timeline outlining the associated Reduction in Force. In addition, the Postal Service has released an analysis of each respective position. This will be updated as we recieve more information. Source: The…

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A postmaster has the last word on POStPlan

This is the final week of POStPlan implementation. On February 7, the last of the remaining 13,000 post offices will have their hours reduced, and the last of the remaining postmasters will leave their jobs. The Postal Service postponed the Reduction in Force (RIF) separation date for all remaining impacted POStPlan postmasters from January 9…

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POStPlan Implementation: Just 1,600 post offices to go, but far from done

The Postal Service has implemented POStPlan at about 11,400 post offices so far. That leaves approximately 1,630 offices where the window hours have yet to be reduced and the original postmaster is probably still on the job. You can see a list of these remaining offices here. (Note that while this list was made using…

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Postal Retirement Q&A July 2014

Please take the time to recognize our VETERANS on this 4th of July…to them we OWE SO MUCH!! June was a REALLY CRAZY month….busy, did a Rural Carrier State Convention on retirement…..So many questions….so little time, but one great group of employees. So I get a phone call this week and a postmaster is just…

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Postal Service offers postmasters early retirements ahead of RIFs

The Postal Service is offering buyouts and early retirement options to more than 3,000 postmasters before it proceeds with a reduction-in-force (RIF) in early 2015. The agency has been working with employee groups for more than two years on its PostPlan, which would reduce the hours at many post offices by two, four or six…

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POStPlan postponed: 3,200 postmasters get a reprieve

The Postal Service has announced that the timeline for implementing POStPlan is going to be extended. Initially, all 13,000 post offices included in the plan were to have their hours reduced by the end of September 2014, and any full-time postmasters still working at those offices would have lost their full-time jobs on October 1…

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