USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery Issues in San Antonio, TX

Background This report presents the results of our self-initiated audit to evaluate mail delivery issues on selected routes at the San Antonio – Heritage Station. The Heritage Station is in the Rio Grande District of the Southern Area. We conducted the audit to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential operational risks…

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OSHA: USPS Cited For Repeat Safety Violations at Austin Facility

OSHA News Release- Region 6 U.S. Department of Labor October 2, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites U.S. Postal Service For Repeat Safety Violations at Austin Facility AUSTIN, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for safety hazards after receiving a complaint…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Responds to Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017 The Committee was convened in an unscheduled meeting today to discuss and consider the effects that hurricane Harvey has had and is having on our sisters and brother post office workers and retirees in the affected areas of Texas and Louisiana. It was noted that the national unions have publicized their reaction…

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Kilgore Mail carrier wins discrimination lawsuit

By Robin Y. Richardson – April 22, 2017 MARSHALL — A federal jury in Marshall has ruled in favor of a Kilgore mail carrier in her discrimination lawsuit, determining she was fired in November 2012 for reporting a black supervisor was mistreating white employees. The mail carrier, Kimberly Cox, was awarded $250,000 in damages for…

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U.S. Postal Service now hiring in Central, South and West Texas

Monday, August 31 2015 SAN ANTONIO – The U.S. Postal Service is now accepting applications for a variety of non-career Postal Service positions needed in Central, South and West Texas. Salary for these positions range from $12 to $16.65 per hour, with variable work hours and work days, including weekends and holidays as scheduled. Start…

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First village post office in Cove, Texas opens at candy store

By David A. Bryant – May 22, 2015 COPPERAS COVE, TX — The U.S. Postal Service held a ribbon-cutting for its first village post office to open in the city Thursday inside Candy Outfitters on Business U.S. Highway 190. Of the nearly 800 VPOs in operation across the nation, the Cove location is the only…

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Cupid and his friends at the post office are fighting back against flimflamming privatizers

Instead of shrinking the postal service, let’s THINK BIG about what it could be We all know the word “valentine” from the February day when sweethearts exchange red-frilly cards. But it’s also the name of a third-century saint who literally lost his head, a ninth-century pope whose reign lasted only 40 days, three Roman emperors,…

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Rep. Bill Flores confirms closure of Downtown Bryan, Texas Post Office; Postal officials insist otherwise

(September 21, 2014) The U.S. Postal Service is planning to shut down the Downtown Bryan Post Office due to declining revenues, according to U.S. Rep. Bill Flores, R-Bryan, though his offices were not made aware of a timeline. But officials from Post Office Operations in Houston insist the office will remain open for now. The…

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