Postal employee charged with delay of newspapers by a postal employee

June 10, 2010 Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, today announced that an information was filed charging Tim Prioleau, age 47, of Cleveland, Ohio, with delay of newspapers by a postal employee. The information charges that on January 13, 2010, Prioleau, a city letter carrier assigned to the Newburg […]

USPS COO Pat Donahoe Says Employees Should Focus On Reducing Workhours

A CHALLENGING YEAR – USPS FOCUS REMAINS ON REDUCING WORKHOURS With the Postal Service facing another challenging year, employees must continue to focus on reducing workhours and operating expenses, according to DPMG and COO Pat Donahoe. And to help USPS achieve its FY 2010 budget, one of the primary goals is to cut 93 million […]

Postal Supervisor Falsified TACS Records

June 14, 2010 JERRY WHITE, Petitioner v. UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, Respondent Petitioner Jerry White (“White”) appeals from the final order of the Merit Systems Protection Board (“the Board”) upholding his removal for eight separate incidents of accepting pay for time not worked. We affirm. BACKGROUND White was employed by the United States Postal Service […]

Witness List Scheduled to Testify at the Chicago Field Hearing on Five Day Delivery

Witness List for the Postal Regulatory Commission Field Hearing Chicago, Illinois Monday, June 21, 2010 Panel 1 John Seebeck – Direct Marketing Business Director, Crate and Barrel – Northbrook, IL Chris Luthin – Executive V.P. of Operations, Caremark Pharmacy Services – Northbrook, IL Dan O’Brien – Director of Postage Strategy, First Data – Omaha, NE […]

USPS Board of Governors Chairman Stresses Need for Flexibility and Speed

ENSURING A VIABLE FUTURE BOARD CHAIRMAN STRESSES NEED FOR FLEXIBILITY, SPEED USPS Board of Governors Chairman Louis Giuliano last week discussed the Postal Service’s 10-year action plan with major business mailers from across the country. “Speaking for the Board of Governors, I fully support management’s plan in its entirety,” said Giuliano. “It’s a balanced, comprehensive […]

Whitehouse Withdraws Nomination of Paul S. Miller to USPS BOG

On June 8, 2010 the Whitehouse announced the withdrawal of the nomination of Paul Steven Miller to the USPS Board of Governors. There was no explanation given for this withdrawal of nomination. Harvard Law School writes: “For much of his career, Paul Steven Miller ’86 has advocated for “those people,” whether they be black, Latino, over 40, […]

USPS Board of Governors To Hold Closed Meeting

USPS Board Will Hold Closed Session in Louisville June 21 and 22 Times and Dates: 4 p.m., Monday, June 21, 2010; and 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 22, 2010. Place: Louisville, Kentucky, at the Brown Hotel, 335 West Broadway. Status: (Closed). Matters To Be Considered: Monday, June 21, at 4 p.m. (Closed) 1. Strategic Issues. 2. Financial […]

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Theft

Former Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing United States and District of Columbia Treasury Checks from Mail June 2, 2010 WASHINGTON – Shareen Wilson, 42, a former mail carrier with the United States Postal Service (“USPS”), pleaded guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1341 and […]

OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $300,000

US Labor Department’s OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $300,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at Pittsburgh, Pa., facility PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for workplace safety violations related to electrical hazards found at the Pittsburgh mail processing facility located […]

OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $500,000

US Labor Department’s OSHA fines US Postal Service nearly $500,000 for exposing workers to electrical hazards at 2 Philadelphia facilities PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for workplace safety violations related to electrical hazards found at two Philadelphia facilities after receiving complaints about […]