Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Union leaders are asking USPS district manager to step down

Union Leaders Demand Policy Change After On-Duty Murder Of Md. Postal Worker

"... Prince Georges County Police are on the hunt for the person who shot and killed a mailman as he was making his last few deliveries. Now union leaders are asking for the district manager to step down. ..."   

Reference: cbslocal.com

Monday, November 25, 2013

$100K reward offered in postal carrier shooting

USPS employee killed in Maryland, $100K reward offered for information

"... At just after 7:20 p.m. ET Saturday night, police found Tyson Jerome Barnette, 26, suffering from mutiple gunshot wounds ..."   

Reference: www.baltimorenewsjournal.com

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Christmas glaringly absent from USPS ad mailer

USPS responds to national outrage over new holiday stamps

"... Glaringly absent on the three stamps featured in the ad is Christmas, and is instead represented by a gingerbread house, while the Kwanzaa and Hanukkah stamps have their names emblazoned right across the top. ..."   

Reference: www.bizpacreview.com

Monday, November 18, 2013

USPS on Amazon Sunday Delivery: USPS will not pay overtime for the deliveries


Terms Of Deal For US Postal Service (USPS) To Deliver Amazon (AMZN) Packages Not Revealed By USPS Or Amazon

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"... Brennan previously stated that the USPS does not plan on hiring more employees to fulfill terms of the deal with Amazon, which it began negotiating "months ago." Further, the USPS will not pay overtime for the deliveries. ..."   
Reference: www.ibtimes.com

Friday, November 8, 2013

USPS Mail Carrier Allegedly Didn't Deliver 'Junk Mail'

USPS Carrier Probed for Not Delivering Junk Mail

"... A Penn Hills, Pa., United States Postal Service carrier is under investigation for allegedly not delivering standard mail, more commonly known as “junk mail.” ..."   

Reference: abcnews.go.com

Monday, November 4, 2013

2014 postal and federal retiree COLA

The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.5 percent for federal and postal retirees.

"... The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.5 percent for federal and postal retirees. Retirees over the age of 62 who ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Sunday, November 3, 2013

New Zealand's postal service to cut up to 2,000 jobs

New Zealand Postal Service to Cut up to 2,000 Jobs

"... New Zealand's postal service announced Friday it plans to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it transitions to delivering the mail just three days a week to most customers. ..."   

Reference: abcnews.go.com