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USPS says postal antiques are not for pickin

USPS says postal antiques are not for pickin

As employees retire and as the Postal Service’s physical infrastructure changes, some may be tempted to leave historic items in unused spaces or even keep the items for themselves —…

USPS revises the Executive and Managerial Competency Models

USPS revises the Executive and Managerial Competency Models

The Executive and Managerial competency models have been revised to reflect rapidly changing business conditions and to prepare for future leadership challenges at the Postal Service. A “competency” is an…

APWU Says Get Ready for a Busy Summer

APWU Says Get Ready for a Busy Summer

APWU members should get ready for a busy summer, union President Cliff Guffey said as the unofficial start of the season got underway. “We must continue to take our message…

One Month after Senate Action, Sen. Carper Calls Attention to Deeper Postal Service Losses while House Delays

One Month after Senate Action, Sen. Carper Calls Attention to Deeper Postal Service Losses while House Delays

Since the Senate passed a postal reform bill on April 25, the Postal Service has lost over $700 million; House Republican leaders propose delaying until July WASHINGTON – One month…

Discontinued Service Retirement Eligibility Rules for POStPlan Impacted Postmasters

Discontinued Service Retirement Eligibility Rules for POStPlan Impacted Postmasters

If an employee is eligible for a discontinued service retirement (DSR) with 20 years of service and age 50; or 25 years of service regardless of age, they would be…

Maintenance Agreement Protects Staffing

Maintenance Agreement Protects Staffing

Floor Deduction Dispute Resolved, Duty Assignments Restored APWU Web News May 25, 2012 (5/25/2012) The APWU and the USPS reached a settlement (PDF) on May 25 that will protect staffing,…

APWU Posts Questions & Answers On Lead Clerk Positions

APWU Posts Questions & Answers On Lead Clerk Positions

5.25.2012 The APWU has posted a new series of Questions & Answers (PDF) outlining the union’s positions on issues relating to Lead Clerk positions. [previous news on this subject below]…

USPS Misrepresentations Lead to Barrage of Criticism

USPS Misrepresentations Lead to Barrage of Criticism

Greg Bell APWU Executive Vice President The Postal Service’s top management, including Postmaster General Donahoe, has been drawing fire from all sides in recent months, after a series of disturbing…

NAPUS: House to Tackle Postal Bill After July Fourth

NAPUS: House to Tackle Postal Bill After July Fourth

May 25, 2012 Today, in a memorandum to Republican Members of Congress, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) indicated that he “will be working” to bring H.R. 2309, the Issa-Ross…

USPS extends Postmaster VER-retirement incentive decision deadline

USPS extends Postmaster VER-retirement incentive decision deadline

Postmasters will receive additional time to take advantage of the special incentive offer. Postmasters who are retirement eligible or VER eligible will now have until July 2, 2012 to apply…

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