Tag: Postal Service

USPS Losses in Real Time

By on May 15, 2012 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Just how bad are the Postal Service’s losses? According to a real-time loss counter on Senator Tom Carper’s (D-DE) Web site, they are mounting by the thousands every second and amount to $25 million per day.

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Letter Carrier Achieves 50-Year Service Pin

By on May 2, 2012 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Boyle Station Letter Carrier Sadao Nakasone achieved 50 years of service with the Postal Service.

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Carrier's Attentiveness Saves Customer's Life

By on April 27, 2012 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Capitola Letter Carrier Cris Mariani delivers mail every day to her customers and she keeps a look out for everyone on her route. When one of her elderly customers did not pick up her mail for two days, Mariani sensed something was awry.

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Legislation Would Limit Postal Execs' Pay to $199,700

By on March 11, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Rep. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) has introduced legislation to limit pay of executive officers of the Postal Service to the same level of pay as members of the President’s Cabinet.

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Highest Paid US Postal Service Employees

By on February 24, 2012 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Which Postal Service employees make the most money and where do they work? Here is the answer in data retrieved from FedsDataCenter.com.

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Performance Appraisals, an Inspector General, and the Bell Curve

By on September 22, 2011 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Performance appraisal season is approaching for federal employees. The author says that past performance ratings do not reliably predict positive changes for the future and offers some supporting evidence as to why.

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Issa/APWU Skirmish Grows as Union Expands Its Ad Campaign

By on July 18, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

In a letter to Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey said that the ad campaign the APWU has been running about how the Postal Service is funded is factually accurate and the ads will not be pulled. Not only did the union move forward with running the ads, but it is expanding the ad campaign with phase two launching this week.

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Issa Asks Postal Union to Stop Misleading Ads About Postal Service

By on July 13, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Rep Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to the American Postal Workers Union President requesting that the union cancel a television ad which Issa says is misleading to the American public.

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Issa Introduces Postal Reform Act

By on June 23, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has introduced legislation to implement sweeping, structural reforms and prevent a potential taxpayer bailout of the Postal Service.

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GAO: Postal Service Needs Strategy to Address Aging Delivery Fleet

By on May 18, 2011 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to the GAO, the Postal Service needs to address its aging vehicle fleet, but that doing so will be difficult because it is in a state of financial crisis, having lost $2.6 billion in the first 6 months of FY 2011.

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