NAPUS: Ways and Means Committee “Tables” WEP Bill

NAPUS: Ways and Means Committee “Tables” WEP Bill

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) “tabled” a vote on an amended version of H.R. 711, the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act. The measure would have reduced the impact of the Social Security’s Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) on about 1.7 million retired public employees, including Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) annuitants. […]

GS Marketing Wins USPS Irresistible Mail™ Award for Q1 2016

HOUSTON, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — “Some mail pieces are effective, some are engaging, some are beautiful. But very few can be called Irresistible Mail™” by the United States Postal Service (USPS). The USPS is in its second year of awarding one mail campaign as Irresistible, an honor that goes to a mail piece that stands out among the […]

Video: This man unveiled his biggest secret to his girlfriend with the help of PostSecret

Video: This man unveiled his biggest secret to his girlfriend with the help of PostSecret

A Smithsonian event all about secrets turned into a very public proposal for one couple. “Smithsonian at 8? held its latest after-hours event at the National Postal Museum on Friday night, this time featuring PostSecret, the ongoing community art project wherein people write a secret on a postcard and send it anonymously to project creator Frank Warren, […]

Update: Starting In August 2016 Social Security Will REQUIRE You Provide Your Cell Phone Number To Login

Update: Starting In August 2016 Social Security Will REQUIRE You Provide Your Cell Phone Number To Login

UPDATE: August 08, 2016 – Social Security dropped the requirement to provide a cell phone number when logging into my Social Security. Apparently they received too many complaints via letters and calls complaining about this bad idea. Below is the notice they supply at their site: We removed the requirement to use a cell phone […]

August 2016 Postal News

August 29, 2016 Call of Duty – Postal Operations Continue After Devastation PEN USPS seeks employees for TV ads PEN OIG: Image Is Everything Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 in NYC PEN Canadian postal workers delay possible job action for 24 hours as contract talks continue Financial Post August 28, 2016 […]

July 2016 Postal News

July 31, 2016 Video Update: Dozens Of Chicago Postal Employees Sickened By Heat At River North Facility – PEN Columbus, GA Fire and EMS trying to figure out how postal truck caught fire – PEN APWU: Three New Signoffs in the Clerk Craft – PEN Postal Service Responds To Calls For Postal Banking – PEN Henry James Is 31st […]

Video: Long Career with Postal Service Inspiring a Decatur, IL Man’s Music

Video: Long Career with Postal Service Inspiring a Decatur, IL Man’s Music

Wandtv.com, NewsCenter17, StormCenter17, Central Illinois News- via PEN DECATUR — Tracy Osborne never knows exactly when inspiration will strike. A postal worker of 28 years, Osborne has learned that all that walking from house-to-house leaves a lot of time for the mind to wander. “When I’m walking, delivering the mail I get the creative juices flowing,” […]

Rally to save the postal service celebrates Postal Heritage Day

Rally to save the postal service celebrates Postal Heritage Day

Dozens of postal workers, retirees, and community allies turned out this afternoon to celebrate the 241st  birthday of the US Post Office.  Postal unions have called on President Obama to declare July 26th Postal Heritage Day. Chanting, marching through the Main Post Office in downtown Portland, singing and eating birthday cake, the crowd listened to […]

Social Security Advisory Board Calls for WEP Repeal

Social Security Advisory Board Calls for WEP Repeal

Washington, DC— U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady, (R-TX) released the following statement on the publication of The Windfall Eliminations Provision: It’s Time to Correct the Math, a report by the Social Security Advisory Board. In the report the advisory board recommends Congress replace the three-decade old Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) with a new formula that is used by […]

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