Tag: Postal Service

Legislation Would Allow Postal Service to Ship Alcoholic Beverages

By on October 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Allow Postal Service to Ship Alcoholic Beverages

Recently introduced legislation would allow the Postal Service to ship alcoholic beverages to consumers.

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Facebook Posting Leads to Postal Worker Indictment

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

Posting vacation photos on Facebook was instrumental in an indictment of a Postal worker collecting payments for his medical disability.

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Senator Wants Postal Employees Who Deliberately Misreported Mail Delivery Fired

By on September 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Wants Postal Employees Who Deliberately Misreported Mail Delivery Fired

A Senator expressed concerns about reports of inaccurately reported or intentionally delayed mail that is costing the Postal Service millions of dollars.

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Postal Service Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

By on September 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

A Georgia letter carrier has been convicted for his role in a stolen identity tax refund scheme totaling over $2.5 million in fraudulent refund checks.

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House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

By on September 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

The House Oversight Committee has taken an interest in the IG investigation that concluded the Postal Service violated the Hatch Act during the 2016 elections.

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Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

By on August 24, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

Two lawmakers are questioning agencies about their use of leave without pay to ensure it is being granted in a “politically neutral manner.”

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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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