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Lance Armstrong and the Postal Service

By on April 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Former cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay the United States $5 million to settle a lawsuit around a sponsorship agreement he had with the Postal Service.

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Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

By on April 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Trump Forms Task Force to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’ of the Postal Service

President Trump signed an executive order to establish a task force to study the ailing finances of the Postal Service and make suggestions for reforms.

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Dog Attacks on Postal Workers Decline in 2017

By on April 6, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Dog Attacks on Postal Workers Decline in 2017

Which cities are the worst for dog attacks on Postal workers?

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Postal Service Reform Legislation Introduced in Senate

By on March 26, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reform Legislation Introduced in Senate

Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to make significant reforms to the Postal Service in an effort to stop its growing financial losses.

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Postmaster Removed for Unacceptable Conduct

By on February 28, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Postmaster Removed for Unacceptable Conduct

An 18-year postal employee who had worked his way up to Postmaster Grade 21 tried unsuccessfully to have his firing overturned by the appeals court.

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When Could Your Use of Social Media Violate the Hatch Act?

By on February 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When Could Your Use of Social Media Violate the Hatch Act?

The Office of Special Counsel has issued new guidelines to help federal employees understand how to stay within Hatch Act guidelines when using social media.

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Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

By on February 13, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Reform Needed to Avoid a ‘Taxpayer Funded Bailout’

The White House’s 2019 budget proposal addresses the ailing financial condition of the Postal Service, saying that reforms are necessary going forward.

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Postal Service Reports $540 Million Net Loss in First Quarter

By on February 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reports $540 Million Net Loss in First Quarter

The Postal Service reported a net loss of $540 million for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year despite a record setting Christmas shipping season.

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Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Gift Cards to Buy Sex Toys

By on January 23, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Gift Cards to Buy Sex Toys

A former Postal employee has pleaded guilty to stealing gift cards from the mail and using one to purchase adult toys.

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0.6% Decrease in Federal Employment in 2017

By on January 17, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
0.6% Decrease in Federal Employment in 2017

How have federal employment numbers fared under the first year of the Trump administration? Recent BLS data show a small net decline as of the end of 2017.

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