Monday, June 15, 2009
"... According to the complaint, the employees "had overtime disallowed, had time improperly changed by a supervisor, been required to work through lunch to complete their route, and worked while off-the-clock and/or worked overtime and not been paid." ..."
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
"... Postmaster Kathleen Brooks in the Southeast Michigan District, has been chosen as a FINALIST for PEOPLE magazine and Major League Baseball’s All-Stars Among Us campaign. Kate has tirelessly worked to recruit marrow donors for the Be The Match Registry, hosted by the National Marrow Donor Program. As the Coordinator for the Southeast Michigan District of the United States Postal Service ..."
Take a trip to the FederalSoup.com website and listen to postal employees discuss their personal examples of fiscal irresponsibility. You will read examples of what appears to be a repetitive theme of placing temporary managers in facilities and offices for extended periods of time while being paid per diem over and over again ...instead of permanently filling the vacant positions. The stories are just a click away!
"... The Direct Marketing Assn. (DMA) applauds the initiative and creativity of the United States Postal Service (USPS) and commends the diligent and expeditious endorsement of the USPS Summer Sale by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). ..."
Monday, June 8, 2009
"... Currently the Postal Service is offering nine separate early-out authorities to a variety of workers ranging from headquarters here, to executives, customer service offices, postmasters and letter carriers and postal clerks. ..."
Sunday, June 7, 2009
"... The Bush FMLA rules “weakened the law and made it more difficult for workers to exercise the rights the legislation was designed to protect,” Burrus said ..."
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
"... no indoor plumbing for the 70 postal workers based out of the downtown office, so they've been roughing it with a bank of porta-potties stationed in the back alley, for the past 11 days. ..."
"... The U.S. Post Office says it would open smaller, retail-only branches to make up for the loss. Postal carriers would be consolidated into larger, regional offices. ..."