Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New domestic retail pricing for Priority Mail Flat Rate products

USPS Shipping Rates Rise An Average Of 4.6%

"... New in 2012 is Package Intercept for commercial mailers, available through a customer interface on Business Customer Gateway. ..."   

Reference: multichannelmerchant.com

Saturday, November 26, 2011

North Pole Postmark being offered by Postal Service

USPS Offering 'North Pole' Postmark for the Holiday Season

"... The Postal Service is once again adding some magic to the Holiday Season by offering “North Pole” postmarks on mail. To receive the special holiday postmark ..."   

Reference: patch.com

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

"Hey, hey ho, ho, Donahoe has got to go," protesters chant at the Press Club on Monday

USPS, unions still negotiating over pay and benefits

"... Contracts with the National Association of Letter Carriers and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union expired at midnight Nov. 20, but labor and management decided to extend the negotiation deadline until midnight Dec. 7. ..."   

Reference: www.govexec.com

Monday, November 14, 2011

APWU touts health insurance program for open season

Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program: New Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Premiums

"... The High Option is everything you want in a health plan with low co-pays and deductibles, a nationwide PPO network with CIGNA and a variety of benefits designed with the American Postal Workers Union in mind. ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Postal Service ready to destroy lives and service

Will postal workers join the ranks of the unemployed?

"...It's even more doubtful that Benjamin Franklin would approve of the Postal Services plans to eliminate jobs, decrease service to the American public, and forever change the face of the Postal Service. ..."   

Reference: www.examiner.com