Tag: Postal Service

Padding Time Cards Leads to Removal

By on June 22, 2010 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A Postal Service supervisor found his 15-year career abruptly ended when the agency caught him “padding” his time and attendance records.

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Moving Closer to Five Day Delivery for Postal Service

By on March 25, 2010 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Postal Service Board of Governors has approved the agency’s request to move forward with its five-day delivery proposal and to file a request for an advisory opinion with the Postal Regulatory Commission.

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Distinguished Sailors – and all Veterans – Honored by Stamp Release

By on February 8, 2010 in Agency News with 0 Comments

On February 4, the U.S. Postal Service issued “Distinguished Sailors” stamps in honor of four men who served with bravery and distinction during the 20th century.

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Demotion of 28-Year Employee Upheld in Court

By on December 30, 2009 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

An appeals court has let stand the demotion of a Postmaster to a Supervisor in the Sacramento District of the US Postal Service.

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Mitigation or Demotion for this Postal Supervisor?

By on December 26, 2009 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A post office Supervisor who was demoted to Clerk based on unsatisfactory performance failed to convince the appeals court to mitigate the penalty to a suspension.

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Postal Service Customer Satisfaction Reaches 4-Year High

By on November 13, 2009 in Current Events with 0 Comments

94 percent of customers surveyed rated the Postal Service as “excellent, very good or good” in the period July 1 to Sept. 30, 2009.

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Postal Service Searches for Ways to Stabilize Costs and Shrinking Mail Volume

By on September 9, 2009 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Closing Postal Service stations and branches has been in the news for months. The list presented to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for further consideration is down to 413 locations.

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12 drivers; 259 years of safe driving USPS and National Safety Council Recognizes Philadelphia Employees

By on May 28, 2009 in Agency News with 0 Comments

To get the mail to and from Philadelphia Post Offices, vehicle services employees have to maneuver their trucks down Interstates, busy streets and narrow highways. A dozen of these drivers were recognized for their professional driving skills.

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When Cuddly Turns Ugly: Preventing Dog Bites

By on May 21, 2009 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Children, the elderly and letter carriers, in that order, are most likely to be bitten by a dog. Last year 3,000 letter carriers were bitten while delivering the mail.

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Divorce is a State of Mind–But What About the Federal Health Insurance?

By on April 15, 2009 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A federal employee said she was divorced but kept her ex-husband and his two children on her federal health insurance policy. An investigator found that a divorce decree submitted by the employee was not issued by a court. She was fired and appealed her case to a federal court.

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