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 — especially if they were used throughout a long career. However, these items belong to USPS, and theft of USPS property is a federal felony. Local […]

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 attribute required for successful work performance. A “competency model” is a list of attributes that are particularly important for a specific function or role. Additional […]

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 to members of Congress and the American people,” he said. Although the Senate passed a postal reform bill on April 25, the House of Representatives […]

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 after the U.S. Senate passed its comprehensive, bipartisan bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service, Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), co-author of the 21st Century Postal […]

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, Maintenance Craft Director Steve Raymer has announced. The agreement prohibits the Postal Service from deducting square footage of floor space, including under mail processing equipment, […]

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] APWU, USPS Agree On New Lead Clerk Jobs (05/04/12) The APWU and USPS agreed to job descriptions for new Lead Clerk positions on May 4, […]

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 and embarrassing revelations. Criticism of postal management started mounting after the USPS filed a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for an advisory opinion […]

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 postal bill, to the floor of the House of Representatives between Independence Day and the August summer recess. The summer break is scheduled to begin […]

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 for vacant Postmaster positions. Please see the relevant links below; Newsbreak — 5-25-2012 HR_FAQ_Postmaster_Incentive_052512 Link EXTRA PM Changes_final Charlie Moser May 25, 2012

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