Wednesday, August 29, 2012

GOP: privatizing of mail processing

GOP targets size, cost of federal workforce

"... Similarly, it says the self-funding U.S. Postal Service should be restructured to accommodate “the downsizing made inevitable by the advance of Internet communication” and that Congress should explore more privatizing of mail processing. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtonpost.com

Monday, August 20, 2012

The Donald Trump Post Office...

How the Trumps landed the Old Post Office Pavilion

"... In a city of stately buildings, the Old Post Office is an especially fine piece of real estate. It’s 315 feet tall, just behind the Washington Monument (impressive, but not available). It’s historic, celebrated and on prestigious Pennsylvania Avenue. ..."   

Reference: www.washingtonpost.com

Friday, August 17, 2012

Fishgold appointed as the arbitrator for the NPMHU/USPS bargaining dispute

Arbitrator Appointed in NPMHU/USPS Bargaining Impasse

"... (August 16, 2012) As announced at the 2012 NPMHU National Convention last week, after the parties were done striking names from a list provided by the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, FMCS Director George Cohen has appointed Herbert Fishgold as the arbitrator for the NPMHU/USPS bargaining dispute. ..."   

Reference: www.npmhu.org

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Joe DiMaggio stamp causes questions

Joe DiMaggio’s stamp creates confusion, does it show him batting left-handed?

"... You're not alone if you did a double take upon seeing the new Joe DiMaggio stamp that was released by the United States Postal Service last month. ..."   

Reference: yahoo.com

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Postal Service Managers Fudged Performance Ratings to Save Money

USPS releases 2009 PFP Settlement: The USPS Has Released it's settlement to those employees who were impacted by the FY 2009 PFP. For details on the settlement, please go to "Forms and Documents" under secured area of NAPS.org.



...the following is background for the issue:


Postal Service Managers Fudged Performance Ratings to Save Money

"... IG wrote in its report that “arbitrarily lowering employees’ end-of-year ratings can affect employee morale” and that by not complying with policies and procedures, managers compromised “the integrity of the program” and undermined “the accuracy and validity of employee evaluations.” ..."   

Reference: www.allgov.com

Friday, August 10, 2012

Postal Service truly delivers - an experiment

The postal service are huge sports fans

"... Faster than you can get a retweet from a fake Kobe account, our doubts were lifted. The experiment worked in stunningly quick fashion in Alabama, where our note to Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban was the first to arrive, three days after going into the mail system. “This is Alabama,” a football office employee wrote us, dutifully responding to the plea we enclosed asking for confirmation that the letter was got. “Everyone knows Coach Saban. I actually hardly ever get mail for him that has a full address.” ..."   

Reference: espn.go.com

Thursday, August 2, 2012

OSHA: death investigation at Detroit NDC

OSHA, union investigating death of postal worker in Allen Park

"... Steny Wing Hoi Yu of Dearborn Heights died four days after he was found lying on the ground near a ladder inside the Postal Services’ Detroit Network Distribution Center in Allen Park, where bulk packages are sorted...."   

Reference: www.freep.com

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

2012 Christmas North Pole Postmark Cancellation

2012 Christmas North Pole Postmark Cancellation

"... Feel free to copy our 2012 North Pole Postmark and Christmas Cancellation for your Santa Christmas letters and your Christmas holiday crafts. Merry Christmas! ..."   

Reference: 2012 North Pole Postmark Cancellation