Postal Service to hold job fair in Sioux City

April 26, 2016 The United States Postal Service will hold a three-day job fair starting this week in Sioux Falls. The job fairs will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Monday at the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation office, 811 E. 10th St. Job seekers will get individualized help…

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APWU Treasurer in South Dakota Indicted for Embezzlement

On November 4, Susan Haugen, former treasurer of the South Dakota chapter of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), was charged in U.S. District Court for the District Court of South Dakota with three counts of embezzling $36,309 in funds from the Huron, S.D.-based union. According to the grand jury indictment, Haugen, now 55, during…

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Postal Service workers and rural communities fear post office closures

A cost-reduction plan cuts hours at 9K offices nationwide, stoking fears small towns could see postal services ended By Kayla Gahagan – December 13, 2014 FAIRBURN, South Dakota — Mark Jamison worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 30 years. At the end of his career, he made $56,000 a year plus benefits as a…

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South Dakota Newspaper Association opposes USPS consolidation plans

(July 2, 2014) South Dakota Newspaper Association Board of Directors today issued a statement objecting to the U.S. Postal Service’s plan that it will consolidate more than 80 mail processing facilities across the country, including the Dakota Central Processing and Distribution Facility at Huron. “This latest announcement by the Postal Service hits rural America hard,”…

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