Video: Amazon Set to Test Drone Delivery in the UK – Build NYC Brick and Mortar Store

Video: Amazon Set to Test Drone Delivery in the UK – Build NYC Brick and Mortar Store

The Prime Air program can deliver packages within 30 minutes by drone. Good news for Amazon Prime members: You’re now one step closer to being able to have your packages delivered by a drone. Amazon announced Monday that it will partner with the United Kingdom’s government to test new methods of drone delivery. Along with the UK Civil Aviation […]

Video: American flag burned at Alabama post office

Video: American flag burned at Alabama post office

WAAYTV.com – Huntsville, Alabama – via PEN An American flag, lit on fire and burned in broad daylight.  Now investigators are looking for who did it and residents are left stunned. It happened in Hillsboro at the post office last Wednesday. “I think it’s pretty bad that someone would stoop to that level,” said a […]

Virginia Congressmen Press OPM for Details on Sudden Long Term Care Premium Increases

Virginia Congressmen Press OPM for Details on Sudden Long Term Care Premium Increases

Jul 25 2016 Representatives Donald S. Beyer Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly today sent a letter to the Office of Personnel Management demanding additional details about the sudden and significant jump in premiums under the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program. Notices were mailed this week to the nearly 264,000 affected FLTCIP participants, including thousands […]

Beat the Heat, Stay Cool

Beat the Heat, Stay Cool

It’s that time of year again, when the temperatures begin to rise, and the potential for heat-related illnesses becomes a factor during your daily work routine. Here are some quick tips for battling the heat: 1. Hydrate before, during, and after work. Prevention is important, so make sure to maintain good hydration by drinking at […]

Holiday Window Views Featured on Forever Stamps

Holiday Window Views Featured on Forever Stamps

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service announced today that this year’s contemporary holiday stamps will highlight the role windows play during the holidays. The Holiday Windows Forever stamps will be issued in October, providing plenty of time for mailing greeting cards. Details will be announced soon. This is one of a number of holiday-themed stamps that […]

Activist for Change Seeks APWU Presidency

Activist for Change Seeks APWU Presidency

Jerry Stidman a member of the American Postal Workers Union from Terre Haute, Indiana ramps up his campaign to gain their national presidency.  Stidman, a leading activist for a vibrant public post office with an all-union workforce will champion a positive message for change. The APWU represent over 200,000 active and retired postal workers.  These […]

Postal News Digest from PEN

Postal News Digest from PEN

  July 26, 2016 Video: Amazon Set to Test Drone Delivery in the UK – Build NYC Brick and Mortar Store – PEN Video: American flag burned at Alabama post office – PEN Postal worker is caught being kind – Daily Journal OIG: Nationwide Information Technology Hardware Inventory OIG: Surf’s Up Crown postal workers to vote on strike […]

APWU, Management Agree to Local Implementation Timeline

APWU, Management Agree to Local Implementation Timeline

07/21/2016 – In the wake of the arbitration award on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the APWU and USPS have agreed to a timeline for local negotiations, Director of Industrial Relations Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. Local unions or management can open bargaining over changes to local agreements, in accordance with the schedule outlined in a July […]

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