USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues – Vista Station, Sparks, NV

Background The Vista Station is in the Nevada-Sierra District of the Western Area. The delivery unit has a total of 52 routes (42 city and 10 rural). The 42 city routes are delivered by 54 carriers (44 full-time and 10 city carrier assistants [CCA]). The 10 rural routes are delivered by 17 carriers (nine full-time…

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Video: Letter carriers say they’re over-worked; USPS says they’re hiring staff

Lance Hernandez – October 23, 2015 AURORA, Colo. – The United States Postal Service says it is hiring additional carriers to handle a big increase in business, but some carriers and rural carrier associates say it’s not happening fast enough. Melissa Deal said she quit her job as a rural carrier associate earlier this month,…

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NRLCA President’s LTE: Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat stays mail carriers, part time or not

(June 27) Regarding Glenn Kessler’s June 22 Fact Checker column,  “Postal Service, carriers’ union out of sync on the number of jobs lost if Saturday mail stops”: Mr. Kessler seems to view our rural carrier associates (RCAs) as second-class employees whose jobs do not matter because they work “one or two days a week.” But…

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Postal service looking to hire 600 people in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WTHI) – The US Postal Service is seeking candidates to hire as Rural Carrier Associates throughout the Indiana area. You can apply online at their website, http://www.usps.com/employment. Paper applications will not be accepted. In order to be considered, applicants must have a valid state driver’s license, a safe driving record and at least…

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