USPS holding job fair in Appleton, Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 12

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) – The U.S. Postal Service is holding a job fair in Appleton on Wednesday, and it’s not just looking for people to carry the mail. Job openings include automotive technicians and tractor trailer operators, as well as city and rural carriers and their relief carriers, people to help with mail handling, and…

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USPS is Hiring in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois

By Kristy Anderson – September 4, 2018 Post Offices and Processing facilities throughout Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Iowa and Western Illinois are now hiring customer service, delivery, transportation and mail processing positions. Career positions (MN only) include: Part Time Flexible (PTF) Tractor Trailer Operator – Starting hourly pay – $21.94 per hour; positions available in Saint…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Iron Mountain, MI, P&DF Consolidation

Background The U.S. Postal Service uses Area Mail Processing (AMP) guidelines to consolidate mail processing functions and increase productivity through more efficient use of equipment, facilities, staffing, and transportation. These consolidations are intended to reduce costs and maintain quality service. Consolidating mail processing operations from the Iron Mountain, MI, Processing and Distribution Facility (P&DF) into…

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Video: Breast-feeding incident at Janesville PO sparks plan for ‘nurse-in’

By Gina Duwe – July 15, 2015 JANESVILLE—A spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service has apologized after a Janesville employee harassed a mother for breast-feeding her newborn while mailing packages. However, local moms have rallied and planned a “nurse-in” awareness event at the Milton Avenue post office Wednesday. Raven Dibble of Janesville said she was…

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Opinion: Postal Service undermines customers’ faith

By Gaynelle Johnson and Arden Stabs – May 9, 2015 As retirees of the U.S. Postal Service in Duluth, we feel it’s important postal customers are informed about the recent closure of the Duluth mail processing plant. We remain well-connected, and it appears to us there was a haphazard plan — at best — for…

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Mail seem slow? Postal service change is likely the cause

By Cara Spoto – February 1, 2015 RACINE COUNTY, WI — If you’ve recently suspected that letters and bills have been bit slower in arriving in your mailbox, you’re not imagining it. Last month, the United States Postal Service implemented changes to the way it processes all First-Class Mail that isn’t big enough to be…

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Editorial from 42 years ago: Postal Service should modernize

In a pre-Internet era, the Editorial Board hoped technology would help cut post office costs. Each Monday, we turn to a day in the newspaper’s history for a look at what the Editorial Board found worthy of comment. We will preserve the punctuation and capitalization of the original editorial column. Below is an editorial from…

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Audio: Postal Service Will Close 4 Wisconsin Processing Centers In 2015

Agency Says It’s Closing Centers To Save Money After Recording Record Losses By Terry Bell – December 26, 2014 Four U.S. Postal Service processing centers around Wisconsin — specifically, in Madison, La Crosse, Eau Claire, and the Wausau area — are scheduled to be closed in 2015. Eighty-two mail processing centers total around the U.S….

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