Tag: Postal Service

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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What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

By on January 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are showing greater overall satisfaction with some larger federal agencies.

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Police: Naked Postal Worker Murdered Supervisor, Local Postmaster

By on December 25, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Police: Naked Postal Worker Murdered Supervisor, Local Postmaster

Police in Ohio said a Postal employee showed up to work in the nude and then proceeded to murder his supervisor and the local postmaster.

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Postal Worker Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft Tax Refund Scheme

By on December 21, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

A Postal worker has been sentenced to over 8 years in prison for his role in a stolen identity fraud scheme.

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It’s a Busy Week at the Postal Service

By on December 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
It’s a Busy Week at the Postal Service

Christmas is a busy time for the Postal Service. Some data released this week show just how busy it is expected to be.

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Postal Service Reports $2.7 Billion Net Loss in 2017

By on November 14, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Reports $2.7 Billion Net Loss in 2017

The Postal Service suffered a large net loss for FY 2017, although it was somewhat of an improvement over the previous fiscal year.

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