Phase 1 RIF avoidance postings now on eCareer

Phase 1 RIF avoidance vacancy postings for District Customer Service Offices and mail processing organizational changes opened Tuesday, April 28 and will close May 13. To avoid missing out on a potential job opportunity, log on to eCareer today, create your profile and begin your search for jobs.   Here’s how to access eCareer. If […]

Mail Handler Beats Zero Tolerance Battle With USPS

April 27, 2009 A USPS mail handler has won his case heard before the  United States Court of Appeals – Cunningham v. United States Postal Service. The Judge reversed the decision of the M.S.P.B. – Merit Systems Protection Board. ANTHONY D. CUNNINGHAM, the mail handler, worked at the USPS P&DC in Cleveland, OH. It seems he […]

GameFly Complaint Against USPS

April 23, 2009 Gamefly has filed an official complaint with the PRC against USPS. In part, the complaint states… A DVD is small and light enough so that, when mailed in a lightweight mailer, the combined mailpiece can qualify as a one-ounce letter. Since the beginning of GameFly’s operations, however, the company has experienced breakage […]

Rep. Putnam Calls for GAO Audit On Closing Polk Mail Center

April 24, 2009 U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam has asked the U.S. Postal Service nicely, now he is getting tougher on the semi-governmental corporation’s decision to move part of its local mail processing operation from Lakeland to Tampa. Putnam confirmed Thursday that he has asked the General Accounting Office, the government’s nonpartisan accounting body, to look […]

Postal service offers reward in letter carrier robbery

April 23, 2009 Detroit — The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who robbed a letter carrier on Detroit’s east side Tuesday. The carrier was robbed at gunpoint at about 10:30 a.m. on the 18600 block of Alcoy. […]

Update: U.S. Postal Employee Indicted in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

April 23, 2009 PEN received the following information today from the Chicago IRS Field Office. The Field Office wanted PEN to convey to Chicago area postal employees: “… it is important for Chicago Postal employees to read the following:” Postal Employee Indicted in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme – Preparing False Tax Refund Claims for Co-workers […]

New Chrysler-USPS Minivan

April 22, 2009 Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for USPS Duty AutoBlog.com reports that Chrysler is celebrating Earth Day today by unveiling the first four of what will be a fleet of 250 battery powered minivans for the US Postal Service. The U.S.P.S. will be using the vans for variety of duties at locations around […]