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Postal Service Reports $2.1 Billion Net Loss for Q3

By on August 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reports $2.1 Billion Net Loss for Q3

The Postal Service posted a net loss of over $2 billion in the latest quarter and may again default on payments for future retiree health benefits.

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How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life

By on July 21, 2017 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How a Postage Stamp Saved My Life

The author tells the story of how a postage stamp caused her to see her life in a more positive way.

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The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

By on July 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.

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USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

By on July 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USPS Gave Union Officials 2,776 Days For Election Work

A Postal union endorsing Hillary Clinton and other Democrats gave 2,776 days to union officials to work on the union’s political activities.

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When the Post Office Used Gyrocopters to Deliver Mail

on July 10, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
This historical look at the Postal Service discusses how it briefly used gyrocopters in the 1930s to deliver the mail.

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The Lost Genius of the Post Office

on June 9, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The article looks at the history of the Post Office and notes that it used to be one of the most innovative agencies in government but more recently has stagnated.

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Postal Service: Highest Paid Employees and Highest Averages

By on June 7, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Postal Service: Highest Paid Employees and Highest Averages

The searchable database for Postal employee salaries has been updated with FY 2017 data. Here are some statistics based on the latest available data.

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Postal Worker Accused of Feeding Nails to Dog on Her Route

By on June 2, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Worker Accused of Feeding Nails to Dog on Her Route

A north Alabama mail carrier was arrested for animal cruelty for allegations that she fed meatballs laced with nails to at least one neighborhood dog.

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Tentative Agreement Announced to Give Postal Employees a Pay Raise

By on June 2, 2017 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Tentative Agreement Announced to Give Postal Employees a Pay Raise

The National Association of Letter Carriers recently announced a tentative agreement that would give pay raises and COLAs to a number of Postal employees.

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Budget Proposal Calls for Big Cuts to Reform Postal Service

By on May 30, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Budget Proposal Calls for Big Cuts to Reform Postal Service

The Trump Administration’s 2018 budget proposal outlines significant suggested cuts to the Postal Service in an effort to restore its financial solvency.

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