US Department of Labor Files Worker Safety Complaint Against USPS

OSHA News Release: [07/06/2010] Contact Name: Elizabeth Alexander or Diana Petterson Phone Number: (202) 693-4675 or x1898 Release Number: 10-0945-NAT US Department of Labor files worker safety complaint against USPS Complaint requests enterprise-wide remedy, a 1st WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor’s solicitor today filed a complaint against the U.S. Postal Service for electrical […]

Postal Service to Seek January 2011 Price Change

From USPS – July 6, 2010 As outlined in the Postal Service’s action plan presented on March 2, price changes are one of a series of solutions that we are pursuing to become financially sound. Later today, we will file with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) a price change proposal for our Market Dominant products, […]

USPS launches online change of address campaign

USPS launches online change-of-address campaign At moving time, who needs another errand on their “to do” list? No one, of course. That’s why all employees can help customers save time and simplify their moves by encouraging them to make change-of-address transactions at usps.com — the convenient, safe and secure way to change addresses. Internet Change […]

USPS Overcharged by $50 Billion Plus for CSRS Benefits

PRC Press Release June 30, 2010 PRC Report Finds $50 Billion Discrepancy Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today submitted to Congress, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the United States Postal Service, an independent actuarial report on the allocation of the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) benefits paid to former Post Office […]

U.S. Postal Service Named Most Trusted Government Agency

Trust: It’s in the Mail U.S. Postal Service Named ‘Most Trusted Government Agency’ WASHINGTON — When it comes to safeguarding personal information, Americans continue to trust the U.S. Postal Service above all other government agencies. For the sixth consecutive year, the Postal Service has been named the “Most Trusted Government Agency” by the premier privacy […]

Nation’s Oldest Postal Employee Retires June 30

95 year–old has not missed a day of work in 37 years What:  Chester Reed, who proudly claims to be 95 ½ and is the nation’s oldest U.S. Postal Service employee, is ready to retire and will be turning in his forklift keys at his retirement celebration. Who:  Mail handler and Honoree Chester Reed District […]

Working For USPS May Be Dangerous To Your Health

June 28, 2010 According to reports released by the Department of Labor it remains a fact that working for USPS may not be good for your health – or at least your body. Federal injury and illness statistics for the second quarter of fiscal year 2010 indicate the following: [case amounts are for the second quarter […]

OSHA Proposes $77,500 in Fines Against USPS

US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes $77,500 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Portland, Ore., mail processing facility SEATTLE – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for alleged willful and serious violations of safety standards at the Portland, Ore., Processing and Distribution […]

OSHA Proposes $430,000 in Fines Against USPS

June 28, 2010 OSHA proposes $430,000 in fines against US Postal Service for electrical hazards at Scarborough, Maine, mail processing facility AUGUSTA, Maine — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for alleged willful and repeat violations of safety standards following an inspection at the Southern […]