USPS: May is Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month, a national observance that began in 1999. “Veterans and service members are our neighbors, valued customers and respected colleagues,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “The Postal Service is honored to recognize veterans’ contributions to postal operations and to the nation during Military Appreciation Month and all year round.” Approximately…

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OSC Wins Decision for National Guardsman Denied Reinstatement by Postal Service

WASHINGTON, D.C./April 25, 2019 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today announced that it won a legal ruling forcing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to reinstate a National Guardsman in his civilian job following his post-9/11 military service. Under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) , employers must restore service…

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Postal Inspection Service highlights Operation Protect Veterans

The Postal Inspection Service is marking National Consumer Protection Week by promoting Operation Protect Veterans, a national campaign to raise awareness of vet-related scams and fraud schemes. Research shows that veterans are frequently targeted by scam artists and victimized twice as often as other people. In a survey by the University of Chicago, veterans reported…

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USPS hiring for the holidays in Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts

By Samantha Gowen – September 27, 2018 The Santa Ana and Los Angeles Districts of the United States Postal Service will host upcoming job fairs to recruit new hires and veterans. Available positions include city and rural mail carriers, mail processing clerks, transportation assistants, mail handlers and clerk assistants. Hourly wages range from $16-$18.62 per…

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USPS offers veterans token of appreciation

The Postal Service is showing its appreciation for employees who are military veterans by presenting them with military-style challenge coins. Historically, the challenge coin is a symbol of military unit identity and camaraderie. They are awarded to service members for special achievement or mission participation. “Military veterans make up a significant part of our workforce…

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USPS: Military Appreciation Month observed in May

Military Appreciation Month, declared a national observance by Congress in 1999, is marked annually in May. “The Postal Service is proud to have veterans and the dedication they bring to our workforce,” said Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan. “We are equally proud to serve veterans and members of the armed forces as valued customers, and…

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Postal Bulletin Highlights National Consumer Protection Week: Operation Protect Veterans

This year, National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) runs from March 4–10, 2018, and the focus is on veterans. The United States Postal Inspection Service® and the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Fraud Watch Network have jointly launched Operation Protect Veterans — a national campaign to warn those who have served in the military about…

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Flag Notice: National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is Dec. 7

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, an annual commemoration of the 1941 attack, will be observed Thursday, Dec. 7. Postal Service facilities are required to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff this day. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to the half-staff position….

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