GOP Tidal Wave Will Impact USPS, Postal Issues

GOP Tidal Wave Will Impact USPS, Postal Issues Riding a huge wave of anger and anti-government sentiment, the GOP reclaimed control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, seizing potentially as many as 65 House seats. While not regaining the Senate, Republicans are on track to take back 6 to 8 seats, giving Democrats a […]

‘Tis the Season and the Postal Service Message is Simple(r)

‘Tis the Season and the Postal Service Message is Simple(r) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is getting into the holiday spirit. Today, post offices from Anchorage to Ashtabula and Honolulu to Houston are showing signs of the season. Building on the wildly successful advertising campaign, A Simpler Way to Ship, touting flat-rate shipping, the […]

USPS VP Tony Vegliante Inducted As National Academy of Human Resources Fellow

TONY VEGLIANTE INDUCTED AS NATIONAL ACADEMY OF HUMAN RESOURCES FELLOW Tony Vegliante, Chief Human Resources Officer and executive vice president, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) — an award considered among the most prestigious in the nation recognizing individuals who have distinguished themselves through their leadership in […]

Open Season Begins Monday November 8

TIME FOR A CHANGE? OPEN SEASON BEGINS MONDAY It’s Open Season — the time of year when employees can sign up for benefit programs, change enrollments, or cancel their participation. Open Season for three benefits programs — Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program […]

The Election Is Over Now Fix The Postal Service

November 04, 2010 from PostCom To Congress and the White House: The electioneering is over. We have a postal system that’s being placed in great danger. Money is being bled from people and businesses across America to continue pouring money into the federal treasury to pay for postal retirement-related obligations that are more than sufficiently […]

USPS ANNOUNCES 2011 SHIPPING PRICES

USPS ANNOUNCES 2011 SHIPPING PRICES NEW FLAT-RATE SHIPPING INNOVATIONS DEBUT IN JANUARY A host of new flat-rate product innovations will be ushered in with the new year when prices for Priority Mail, Express Mail and other Shipping Services change Jan. 2, 2011. The overall price change for all Shipping Services products, which are adjusted each January, […]

REPORT MAIL FROM YEMEN TO POSTAL INSPECTORS

USPS EMPLOYEE ALERT REPORT MAIL FROM YEMEN TO POSTAL INSPECTORS Due to recent events involving packages shipped from Yemen by private courier companies, the Postal Service has temporarily suspended acceptance of inbound international mail originating from that country. This service suspension has been issued in response to the potential threat posed by suspicious packages originating […]

Has USPS Became a Criminal Enterprise?

by Eric L. Wattree Ewattree@Gmail.com Visit Eric’s Blog October 20, 2010 JoAnn Snow City Carrier Los Angeles District Official Statement in Response to Notice of 14-Day Suspension In accordance with Article 15 of the USPS/NALC National Agreement, I, JoAnn Snow, here by file this official statement in response to the Notice of 14-Day Suspension issued […]

Burrus Shocked, Disappointed By Retirement of PMG Potter

APWU News Bulletin 09-2010, Oct. 26, 2010 Responding to news of the retirement of Postmaster General John E. Potter, APWU President William Burrus issued the following statement: The announcement of Postmaster General John Potter’s retirement comes with shock and disappointment. We have had disagreements on a variety of issues – most notably, the cozy relationship […]

Postmaster General John E. Potter to Retire

Postmaster General John E. Potter to Retire To Be Succeeded by Deputy Postmaster General Donahoe WASHINGTON — After nearly 10 years as U.S. Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service, John E. Potter today announced that he will retire on Dec. 3, after 32 years of service. The Governors of the Postal Service […]