Tag: Agency News

New Stamp a Recipe for Love

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The Sacramento Post Office recently cooked up a feast with the dedication of the 2015 Forever Hearts stamps at a food tasting event in partnership with Le Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts.

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Postal Service Releases Top Dog Attack Rankings by City

Filed in News by on May 14, 2015 Comments

To kick-off next week as National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service released its top 30 dog attack city rankings and offered tips to reduce dog attacks to letter carriers.

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Postal Service Records $1.5 Billion Net Loss in Q2

Filed in News by on May 8, 2015 Comments

The Postal Service announced that it ended the second quarter of the fiscal year with a $1.5 billion net loss, but did see a slight revenue gain making the loss lesser than the same time last year.

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OPM’s Retirement Claims Backlog Now at Just Over 18k

Filed in News by on May 5, 2015 Comments

The latest retirement status report from the Office of Personnel Management shows that the backlog of outstanding claims now sits at just over 18,000.

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Air Traffic Controllers Propose System Reform: Put Us In Charge!

Filed in News by on April 29, 2015 Comments

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) reportedly supports the “defederalization” of air traffic control as a boon to safe air travel and suggested an air traffic controller-owned organization apparently operated as non-profit or a quasi-government outfit. Why might NATCA want to see anything less than a complete privatization of the air traffic system?

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Denver Federal Center: ‘Washington, D.C. West’

Filed in News by on April 17, 2015 Comments

The Denver Federal Center located in Lakewood, Colorado is a branch of the General Services Administration and contains 26 federal agencies, which makes it the most densely packed federal area outside of Washington D.C.

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OPM Releases Guidance on President’s New Paid Parental Leave Policy

Filed in News by on April 16, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has released a new handbook for federal employees that provides details on the president’s new paid parental leave policy that was announced in January as well as details about many other benefits available to the federal workforce.

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Retirement Claims Backlog Dips Slightly in March

Filed in News by on April 6, 2015 Comments

The latest retirement processing status report from the Office of Personnel Management shows that the backlog of outstanding claims has come down slightly as of the end of March.

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