Tag: Postal Service

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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Postal Service Loses $1.5 Billion in Q1

By on February 8, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Loses $1.5 Billion in Q1

The Postal Service’s financial losses continued in the first quarter of FY 2019 in which it reported a net loss of $1.5 billion.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

By on January 29, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Appeal Rights to Postal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced to extend MSPB appeal rights to some Postal employees.

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Postal Service Price Hikes Take Effect

on January 29, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Postal Service has increased the price of stamps by 10% and also raised the prices for some shipping services in an effort to offset the ongoing financial losses it is suffering.

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Postal Worker Expected to Get ‘Hero Award’ for Saving Sheriff

on December 18, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A Postal worker who drove by a man attacking a New York sheriff helped to break up the fight just long enough so the sheriff could regain his ground and subdue the attacker. He is expected to receive the Postmaster General Hero Award for saving a life.

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Postal Workers Claim USPS Managers Force Them To Falsify Package Deliveries

on December 6, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
United States Postal Service employees are saying that USPS managers force employees to falsify delivery information on packages, in order to keep up with on-time delivery rates according to a report from a Utah news station.

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Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

By on December 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Task Force Recommends No More Pay Bargaining for USPS

The Postal Service Task Force suggests changes such as reforming pay and adding new revenue streams to shore up the agency’s ailing finances.

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16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail

By on November 30, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail

A group of 16 Atlanta area postal workers were sentenced to prison for taking bribes to deliver packages of cocaine for drug traffickers.

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