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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USPS: Wounded Warriors – New category of leave available to some

Some Postal Service employees who served in the armed forces are eligible for wounded warriors leave (WWL), a new benefit. Under a law that President Obama signed last year, federal agencies are required to provide up to 104 hours of leave to eligible veterans with a service-connected disability rated at 30 percent or more. The…

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APWU: Wounded Warrior Leave

Web News Article #: 246-2016 11/22/2016 – Consistent with the requirements of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, the Postal Service allows veteran employees who meet the eligibility requirements to take Wounded Warrior Leave. This is a specific type of leave, which provides veteran employees with no loss in pay, for undergoing medical…

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