Tag: Postal Service

Postal Service Wants to Make Deep Cuts to Employee Benefits

on June 19, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to a business plan obtained by HuffPost, the Postal Service is hoping to get help from Congress in trimming pensions and paid leave as well as slashing delivery service.

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Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks

on May 21, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Postal Service has begun a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight.

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It’s Time for the Postal Service to Figure Out What Its Products Cost to Deliver

on May 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Postal Service is in financial trouble. The author says that much of the problem lies in how it assesses its costs.

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USPS Loses $2.1 Billion in Q2 2019

By on May 10, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Loses $2.1 Billion in Q2 2019

The Postal Service saw its net losses increase over last year according to its latest financial report.

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Another Attempt to Let USPS Ship Alcohol

By on May 7, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another Attempt to Let USPS Ship Alcohol

One Congresswoman is devoted in her efforts to allow the Postal Service to ship alcoholic beverages. How likely is this to happen?

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Legislation Introduced to End USPS Pre-Funding Mandate

By on May 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to End USPS Pre-Funding Mandate

Legislation has been introduced to do away with the USPS pre-funding requirement for retiree benefits in an effort to turn around the agency’s ailing finances.

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The Secretive Facility Where USPS Sends And Sells Your Lost Mail For Profit

on May 1, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

What happens to your mail that gets lost? Although the Postal Service refuses to provide much information about it, this investigative report found that the agency works with a private company to run auctions to sell the contents.

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Dog Attacks on Postal Employees on the Decline

By on April 15, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Dog Attacks on Postal Employees on the Decline

The number of dog attacks on Postal employees has declined over the last two years according to new data from the Postal Service.

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Panel: Postal Service Could be Heading for a Bailout if Financial Problems Aren’t Addressed

on March 24, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A recent Senate hearing addressing the financial problems of the Postal Service found that the situation is a dire one, but finding solutions will not be easy.

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Bill Would Require A/C in All Postal Trucks

By on March 18, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Should all Postal delivery vehicles be required to have air conditioning? One Congressman is pursuing it after an employee died from heat exhaustion last summer.

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