Tag: Postal Service

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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60 Million People May Have Had Their Data Exposed by the U.S. Postal Service

on November 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Postal Service confirmed a long-lived security flaw on its website potentially exposed the data of 60 million users over the course of 2017 and 2018.

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Postal Service Now Going on 12 Years of Losses

By on November 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Now Going on 12 Years of Losses

The Postal Service has suffered 12 straight years of net losses with the announcement of its FY 2018 financial results.

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Temporary Postal Workers Allege Mistreatment by USPS

on November 10, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Several temporary Postal employees who were injured on the job say they were fired or mistreated after suffering injuries incurred while working.

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Package Investigation Puts Spotlight On Postal Service Screening

on October 26, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
With the news of potentially explosive devices that were sent to critics of President Trump, it has led to questions about how the Postal Service screens packages for suspicious or dangerous materials.

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