Tuesday, October 27, 2009

SANTA ANA EMPLOYEES LEAD RACE FOR THE CURE

SANTA ANA EMPLOYEES LEAD RACE FOR THE CURE
"... Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure in Newport Beach, CA. The 976-member team was led for the 10th consecutive year by Customer Relations Secretary Beverly Dalton. ..."   
Reference: liteblue.usps.gov

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Congress Approves FERS Sick-Leave Credit

Congress Approves FERS Sick-Leave Credit
"... would allow FERS-covered workers to receive a 50 percent credit for unused sick leave until Dec. 31, 2013. Starting on Jan. 1, 2014, they would receive full credit. Employees covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) already receive credit for sick leave when they retire. ..."   
Reference: www.apwu.org

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Postmaster Potter Foresees 'Flat' Holiday Season

Postmaster Potter Foresees 'Flat' Holiday Season
"... Potter is trying to cut operations, including post offices, to meet that smaller demand. For truckers and airlines, that means they can't expect the seasonal surge the postal service used to provide. ..."   
Reference: www.joc.com

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Burrus to Retire at End of Term

Burrus to Retire at End of Term
"... In an emotional closing to his speech at the union’s All-Craft Conference Sept. 30, APWU President William Burrus announced that he would not seek re-election in November 2010, ending a 53-year career in which he fought for better wages, benefits and dignity and respect on the job for hundreds of thousands of postal workers. ..."   
Reference: www.apwu.org