Sunday, May 29, 2016

US Postal Service Dedicates World Stamp Show


US Postal Service Dedicates World Stamp Show

World Stamp Show Keepsake USPS.com
"...NEW YORK, May 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Postal Service dedicated a Forever Stamp Folio celebrating World Stamp Show-NY 2016, which opened today at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City and continues through June 4. The United States plays host to the sanctioned international stamp show only once every 10 years, the first since being held in Washington in 2006. ..."   
Reference: globenewswire.com

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Congressman Ted Lieu Calls For ‘Systemic Fix’ Of U.S. Postal Service

Congressman Ted Lieu Calls For ‘Systemic Fix’ Of U.S. Postal Service

"... Then there’s mail that’s late or never delivered. “I have overdue bills I have to pay. I’ve gotten envelopes that have been opened by other people in the building. It makes me feel like my privacy is being invaded,” Beaver added. Moreover, Beaver said he is sick of being ignored by people at his local post office ..."   
Reference: losangeles.cbslocal.com

Thursday, May 19, 2016

USPS Supervisors Are Doing Work Reserved for Unionized Employees, Costing Agency Millions

USPS Supervisors Are Doing Work Reserved for Unionized Employees, Costing Agency Millions

"... Postal Service is allowing salaried supervisors to conduct work set aside for union employees, according to a new report, forcing the agency to waste millions of dollars annually on unnecessary payments ..."   

Reference: www.govexec.com

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Our nation's drug problem is also a postal service problem

Our nation's drug problem is also a postal service problem

"... LegitScript, a group that works to make the internet pharmacy and health product sector safer and more transparent, found in a recent study that the USPS is the “carrier of choice for illegal online pharmacies.” Out of 29 test purchases from illegal online pharmacies, all 29 packages reached their intended destinations through the USPS. Not one package was detected and flagged by the Postal Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Customs and Border Protection, or any other agency responsible ..."   

Reference: thehill.com