Thursday, February 19, 2015

Postal Service and union open contract talks

Postal Service and union open contract talks

"...The Postal Service reported a 4.3 percent increase in operating revenue in the October-December 2014 period, but a net loss of $754 million, much of it due to the requirement that it pre-fund retiree health benefits. ..."   

Reference: www.usnews.com

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service: Spread the word

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service
Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service
"...A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service The United States Postal Service is a wonderful national treasure, enshrined in the Constitution and supported by the American people. Without any taxpayer funding, the USPS serves 150 million households and businesses each day, providing affordable, universal mail service to all – including rich and poor, rural and urban, without regard to age, nationality, race or gender. ..."   
Reference: agrandalliance.org

Friday, February 13, 2015

In spite of the wishes of Postal Service customers, the USPS continues to destroy the national postal infrastructure

Changes coming to downtown South Bend post office

"...If you mail something locally --it will soon take two days compared to the 24-hour turnaround you're used to. The rest of the downtown post-office will not be affected by this closure. It's not clear if this will result in any loss of jobs. The Facility's closure won't be complete until later this year. ..."   

Reference: www.wsbt.com

Friday, February 6, 2015

See ya! Postal Service Infrastructure Destroyer (Donahoe) Throws Parting 'Slaps in the Face' As He Retires With Big Bucks

Postal chief urges union to look at the big picture

"...But that improvement does not translate to better labor relations. Donahoe accused the American Postal Workers Union, the largest USPS labor organization, of having a ‘‘nearsighted view’’ because it demonstrated against Staples stores providing postal services. ..."   

Reference: www.bostonglobe.com

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Obama proposes the Postal Service cut Saturday mail delivery and phase out "to-the-door delivery"

As New Postal Leader Takes Charge, Obama Calls for Major USPS Reforms

"...The president’s plan would also allow USPS to phase out to-the-door delivery in favor of centralized or curbside delivery, while codifying the current policy of not closing rural post offices. ..."   

Reference: www.govexec.com