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COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

November 13, 2020 3:40 PM
COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

The Postal Service reported a net loss of over $9 billion in FY 2020 amid economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Second Fund Manager Contract Awarded for TSP

October 22, 2020 10:41 AM

The FRTIB has awarded the second of two fund manager contracts for four of the TSP’s core funds.

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Postal Service Agrees to Reverse Service Changes

October 15, 2020 10:27 AM

The Postal Service has agreed to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide as part of a settlement agreement.

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Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

September 15, 2020 7:03 AM

The VA announced that personal data of about 46,000 veterans was potentially left at risk after a data breach at the agency.

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Playing Politics with the Postal Service

September 8, 2020 8:17 AM
Playing Politics with the Postal Service

A new report says that the recent politicization of the Postal Service is detracting from addressing the real problems facing the agency.

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NASA Moves to Ensure Planetary Nebulas Are Diverse and Inclusive

August 31, 2020 11:17 AM
NASA Moves to Ensure Planetary Nebulas Are Diverse and Inclusive

NASA said that it is renaming some planetary nebulas in space “as part of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

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Report: Nearly Half of Postal Service Employees Had ‘Unauthorized Overtime’ Last Year

August 27, 2020 3:46 PM
Report: Nearly Half of Postal Service Employees Had ‘Unauthorized Overtime’ Last Year

An IG report found that the Postal Service has a growing problem with costs stemming from what it calls “unauthorized overtime.”

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Immigration Agency Cancels Planned Federal Employee Furloughs

August 25, 2020 1:48 PM

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has halted plans to furlough 70% of its workforce saving some 13,400 employees from temporary layoff.

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USPS Headquarters Tells Managers Not to Reconnect Mail Sorting Machines, Emails Show

August 20, 2020 4:27 PM

Shortly after USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy issued a public statement saying he wanted to "avoid even the appearance" that any of his policies would slow down election mail, USPS instructed all maintenance managers around the country not to reconnect or reinstall any mail sorting machines they had already disconnected according to internal agency emails.

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Postmaster General Putting Proposed Changes on Hold ‘Until After the Election’

August 18, 2020 4:35 PM

The postmaster general on Tuesday said he would pause changes to the operations of the Postal Service until after the election amid bipartisan outcry.

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