Tag: Postal Service

Off-Duty Fight Leads to Firing

By on April 12, 2006 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Violence among Postal Service workers has been a big problem for the agency. When a fight involving a deadly weapon erupted at a union picnic, the agency took action. The employee who was fired appealed because the incident did not occur at work.

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Knocking Down the Agency's Case

By on September 8, 2005 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A Postal Service employee claimed he had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and had trouble filling out forms. The court found this to be plausible and sent the case back to determine the appropriate remedy.

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Firing or Counseling? How Does the MSPB Decide?

By on January 13, 2005 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Will the MSPB consider an agency’s penalty imposed against an employee? Here is an example.

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Postal Service employees not told about extent of anthrax threat

By on April 21, 2003 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The USPS acted properly when it did not release information about anthrax contamination to employees.

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Postal Service May Delay Rate Increase

By on April 7, 2003 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Legislation likely to be approved by Congress may result in delaying the next postal rate increase until 2006.

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Mail Chauvinism: E-Mail and the Postal Service, Circa 1980

By on November 6, 2002 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The future is hard to predict and even harder to conrol. In 1980, representatives of the Postal Service saw the agency retaining control of e-mail just as it does paper mail.

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When Does An Agency Become A Company?

By on November 5, 2002 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Postal Service is engaging in more private enterprise ventures to the dismay of competitors.

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